Now Hiring for New Afton Program!

The Phoenix Residence is now hiring for all positions at our new program in Afton, Minnesota. Direct Support Professionals and Program Manager position available.

Make a difference in the lives of adults with disabilities! The Phoenix Residence provides person-centered, quality living experiences for individuals with disabilities. We currently provide services for 100 adults in 19 group homes throughout Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties--this will be our 20th home.

The Phoenix Residence is proud to announce its plans to open a new group home in Afton, Minnesota! We’re currently hiring for all positions at this location, including a Program Manager and Direct Support Professionals. We plan to open this home on October 1, 2018, however, training prior to October 1 may take place at other locations. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Work the hours you want!

This home will support individuals with high medical needs, offering a higher rate to its employees. Direct Support Professionals will be hired starting at $14.50 per hour, depending on education and experience, and the Program Manager will be hired starting at $21.00 per hour. The asleep overnight positions will be hired at $10.00 per hour.

Program Manager

Job Description:

The Phoenix Residence has a current opening for a full-time Program Manager in Afton, Minnesota. This position provides staff supervision, training, and writes program plans for individuals who live at the home. This position also manages all aspects of the home, including the care and well-being of the individuals.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma required
  • Minimum of two years supervisory/management experience or a BA or BS degree in a related field, such as sociology, psychology, social services, or human services
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, including lifting objects or transferring individuals
  • Responsible for medication passing and successful completion of TMP course
  • Holds valid driver's license. Must pass the Motor Vehicle Check and have a clear driving record in order to drive company vehicles.
  • Must maintain a flexible schedule, including the ability to work on weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work full time and assume 24-hour on-call responsibility
  • Excellent communication, organization, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office products, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook

Direct Support Professional

Job Description:

The Direct Support Professional provides direct care and active treatment for the individuals who live at our Afton home. They advocate for our individual and assist them with daily life activities through individual program plans.

Job Requirements:

  • Supporting individuals with all daily living needs and activities, including cooking, cleaning, and doing laundry, among other duties
  • Organize on-site and community engagement activities
  • Responsible for medication passing and successful completion of TMP course
  • Requires good communication, and problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills with the willingness to learn documentation software
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds, including lifting objects and transferring individuals
  • Holds valid driver's license. Must pass the Motor Vehicle Check and have a clear driving record in order to drive company vehicles.

Typical shifts may include:

Days: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
          7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Evenings: 2:00 - 10:00 pm
               3:00 - 11:00 pm
Overnights: 10:00 pm - 6:00 am
                  11:00 pm - 9:00 am

The Phoenix Residence cares about our employees! We offer many programs to benefit our employees, such as health and wellness and scholarship programs, school supply drive, and holiday gift drive. Benefit package available for staff who work an average of 30 hours or more per week. PTO accrual begins the day you start employment.  

To apply for the either of these positions, please use the link below.

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