Program Assistant V - New Brighton, MN
Status: Full Time
Schedule: Flexible scheduling
Meridian Services provides assistance to people with developmental disabilities in a variety of programs within group home environments. We encourage consumers to pursue their dreams and desires, our employees support them to make meaningful choices and encourage them to become a part of their communities. We believe that our employees are the key to their success. We are looking for caring, compassionate and motivated employees to join our team and begin a meaningful career.
We are seeking a Program Assistant to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities; behavioral or medical complexities.
As a Program Assistant, you will support our consumers with daily activities that may include medication administration, personal cares and meal preparations/planning. Program Assistants may accompany the consumer(s) out into the community on a regular basis in order to facilitate the consumer’s participation in a range of activities. Additionally, Program Assistants will follow client specific behavior plans and program goals to improve the quality of life for those we serve.
Your specific duties will vary, depending on the consumers you support and the hours you work. Program Assistants must have a flexible schedule for mornings, afternoons, evenings, overnights or split shift scheduling.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record as determined by Meridian Services policy.
Current vehicle insurance.
Minimum of one year experience working with challenging behaviors and mental health experience required.
Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks.
To learn more about our company including open positions as well as full job descriptions, please visit our website: www.meridiansvs.com.