Merrick Inc. offers a mix of life enrichment, employment, and adult day services to more than 375 clients.
Merrick is the largest day program in Ramsey County with a 56-year history of leadership in person-centered planning, self-advocacy, meaningful work options, operational excellence, and continuous innovation.
Direct Support Professionals help clients in a clean, bright new building. We have fun positions open in several different programs.
As a DSP at Merrick, you could provide vocational support, recreational activities, or personal cares to adults with disabilities.
Every day is a little different, but duties generally include:
As you enter Merrick, please choose to make today a great day. Your co-workers and the clients will be thankful. Find ways to play.
We can be serious about our work without being serious about ourselves. Stay focused to be there when your co-workers and the clients need you most.
And should you feel your energy fading, try this surefire remedy; find someone who needs a helping hand, a word of support, or a good ear–-and make their day.
Qualified candidates must possess the following:
This position includes a new hire signing bonus for DSPs that join Merrick by 6/30/2021.
The candidate must able to pass a criminal background check and a drug screen. Applicants that can drive are also being recruited.
The full-time position (40 hours per week, M-F day hours, is benefit eligible) with the hourly rate of pay starting at $15.09.
The position includes paid time off and paid holidays.
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