Careers & Employment Opportunities
Grace Charisma Home Care offers competitive wages and flexible schedules for full-time and part-time positions. With healthcare and dental insurance, 401(k) option, paid parental leave, paid training, our benefit package is robust and comprehensive. But the most profound of being on our crew is making a difference in the lives of others.
We serve children, adolescents and adults with a variety of disabilities, but we have the unique capacity of meeting the needs of those with the most severe and profound disabilities. We are seeking compassionate, sensitive, conscientious people who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of others.
Direct Support Professionals - DSPWho are Direct Support Professionals and what are their responsibilities? Direct Support Professionals are individuals with passion for helping others by providing support and supervision to individuals who have developmental, mental health, or physical disabilities, and help to establish and keep community relationships and friendships. Assists individuals with daily routines including, but not limited to, household tasks, cooking and eating, individual self-care, socializing, use of leisure time, health and safety, money management and behavior management. Administers medications. Provides transportation. Documents services and events through an online computer program. Direct Support Professional is an excellent opportunity to start or continue your career as a direct service professional. Responsibilities include assisting people with daily living skills, meal preparation, medication administration, community activities and maintaining a clean, safe environment in an assigned group home.
On-Site House SupervisorsWho are they, what are their responsibilities? Oversee the support and supervision of individuals who have developmental, mental health, or physical disabilities. House Supervisors manage the employees assigned to their site and are responsible for the overall management of the household. They are responsible to develops and demonstrates person centered and therapeutic working relationships with individuals, staff, families and friends, management, and other agency personnel. Maintains employee schedules and time cards. Ensures that all employment standards are met per federal and state law, and GCHC’s policies and procedures. Confirms Direct Support Professionals have met their employment requirements and are completing all job duties. Trains new employees assigned to their site. Participates in the writing all monthly, quarterly, annual, or as assigned reviews and reports. Consults with medical providers and document results; convey important information about incidents, accidents, and illnesses to the Designate Coordinator and IDT. Manages individual and company funds. Assists individuals with daily routines including, but not limited to, household tasks, cooking and eating, individual self-care, socializing, use of leisure time, health and safety, money management and behavior management. Administers medications. Provides transportation. Documents through an online computer program, all services and events.
Designated CoordinatorsOversee the supervision, and programming of 3-4 sites. Designated Coordinators manage the House Supervisor assigned to their caseload and provide them support and mentoring in running the homes with frequent communication with individuals, teams, employees, and management. Develop and maintain CSSPA, SMA, IAPP, and goals for each of the individuals on their caseload. Completes employee reviews and issue corrective actions as needed. Ensures staff are thoroughly and promptly trained. Ensures sites on caseload are following 245D, Policies & Privacy, Employee Handbook, etc. A minimum of a weekly visit to each site on their caseload. 50% of time is spent in the field and 50% at the corporate office. Oversee sites to ensure they are following assigned budgets. Ensures schedules for sites are maintained and information is submitted for payroll. Many of our supervisory positions are filled by current employees, creating excellent opportunities for advancement. Requirements Some positions require three years (3) of experience and/or education You must be 18 years of age or older for all direct support positions. A valid Minnesota driver's license with a good driving record is mandatory for most positions. You are required to lift a minimum of 60 pounds because some of our individuals require assistance with transfers. You are required to understand, speak, read, and write the English language. You are required to pass criminal background check due to essence of working with vulnerable children and adults. RN must have current nursing license in the state of MN and a valid Minnesota driver's license with a good driving record is mandatory LPN must have current nursing license in the state of MN and a valid Minnesota driver's license with a good driving record is mandatory House supervisor must have three years of experience delivering services to individuals with disabilities. College coursework in psychology, social work, or social services is a plus. Designated Coordinator must be 18 years or older, possess a valid driver’s license, have access to an insured vehicle, have a clean driving record, and need to pass a DHS background study. Applicants also must possess basic computer skills to be successful in this position.