Wingspan Life Resources
  • 08-Jun-2018 to 21-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • Inver Grove Heights, MN, USA
  • 17.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, 401k, Company paid life insurance, STD, LTD, and PTO accrual.


The Mental Health Direct Support Professional Lead (MHDSP) position provides support and supervision to clients with disabilities and/or mental illness that are in need of crisis intervention services and/or behavioral programming to rehabilitate, and transition clients back to permanent housing. This position ensures that staffing levels are adequate for the program and that all services are followed and delivered according to county contracts; Coordinated Service and Support Plans (CSSP) and CSSP Addendum.


Wingspan's Harmony House will serve individuals with a wide range of diagnoses and interfering behaviors that are in need of crisis intervention services and/or behavioral programming to rehabilitate, and transition clients back to permanent housing. This position requires frequent detailed communication with employees. Additionally, this position will assist in the intake, 45 Day, and discharge planning for all individuals in the Wingspan Crisis Home.


Summary of duties:

* Locate, read, understand, and implement all Wingspan Life Resources policies, procedures, and Incident and Emergency procedures for the site.

* Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Program Abuse Prevention plan and of the individual's background, skills, program plans, ISSMA, CSSPA, and IAPP.

* Serves as Lead MHDSP in the absence of the Program Supervisor.

* Takes imitative when responding to a crisis and monitor the safety of individuals and provide support and supervision in a therapeutic manner with the least restrictive methods of intervention.

* Document methods, progress, and results of all service delivery and interventions with measurable, factual data.

* Implements formal/informal crisis plans, program plans and/or behavioral objectives using person-centered planning.

* Enable individuals to make choices in all areas of their lives. Encourage use of public resources and recreational facilities; provide community integration opportunities.

* Assist 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.

* Provide transportation to appointments and activities.

* Maintain documentation, record keeping and participate in meetings and complete required training.

* Demonstrate proficiencies of training and pass minimum work performance standards.



* 18 years of age or older

* High school diploma or GED, four years of supervisory experience in managing service delivery to individuals with developmental disabilities, and the equivalent of four years of full-time experience delivering services to individuals with disabilities.

* Supervisory experience working in a group home setting with individuals with severe mental illness

* Have good communication/comprehensive skills in speaking, reading and writing English to perform the job duties

* A valid Driver's License, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Check.

* The ability to successfully pass a background check as determined by the Department of Human Services.

Schedule: To be determined
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