Career and Employment Opportunities
Full-time and part-time Direct Support Professional positions available in Caledonia, Houston, Spring Grove and La Crescent: $10.55/hour (offers a weekend bonus of $1 per hour).
Full-time positions: ABLE has full-time positions available in La Crescent, Houston, Caledonia and Spring Grove. These positions include Direct Support Professionals and Awake Overnight positions. Employees must have the ability and desire to work with people who have developmental disabilities or related conditions. Starting wage is $10.55 an hour with an opportunity for an increase of up to 45 cents an hour at six months after meeting training and other requirements. Awake Overnight positions pay an extra $1.25-an-hour awake overnight bonus on top of the regular wage. All advertised positions pay an extra $1-per-hour weekend bonus. Must be able to be cleared to drive for the agency per ABLE’s liability insurance. CNA experience is helpful but not required.
Full-time Direct Support Supervisor: ABLE has a full-time DSS position available for Caledonia Community Programs. Candidates must have the ability and desire to work with people who have developmental disabilities or related conditions. The employee will need to have the ability to work independently and as a team player, with the people supported and staff, as an essential function of the job. The employee must have an acceptable driving record. Two year degree preferred or equivalent experience in a Human Services field or related profession. Must have experience working with people with developmental disabilities or related conditions. Experience supervising, training, evaluating and supporting staff preferred. This position is responsible for the implementation and evaluation of teaching plans. Responsible for employee training, supervision and support. Responsible for managing the needs of the people supported on the caseload. Hours scheduled are combinations of evenings and daytime hours; including an every other weekend rotation.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
In order to attract and retain quality employees, ABLE offers competitive wages and a broad variety of benefits to best meet the needs of our employees and their families. For more information on the High Deductible Health Plan, click here.
- High Deductible Health Plan/Health Savings Account
- Dental Insurance
- Base & Voluntary Life Insurance
- Short & Long Term Disability
- Flexible Spending Plan
- Direct Payroll Deposit
- Generous Personal Leave Time
- Paid Holidays not worked
- 401k Savings & Retirement Plan
- Flexible schedules
- Shift differentials
- Bereavement Leave
- Training and Education programs
- Wellness Initiatives
- Wellness Activity Reimbursement
- Employee Assistance Program
- Critical illness
Benefits vary according to position and hours worked
ABLE, Inc., provides and pays for all orientation, upon hire. A variety of topics are covered including the Minnesota Maltreatment Act, Rights of the People Supported, Universal Precautions for Infection Control, Emergency Procedures, and “hands on” training within the homes of the people supported.
ABLE, Inc., is committed to providing continued training and educational opportunities related to the services being performed as part of the employee’s duties. These trainings include but are not limited to:
- First Aid
- Physical Intervention Alternatives
- Trained Medication Aide Certification
Other training opportunities are also available and offered throughout the course of employment. Most internal trainings are conducted by current ABLE, Inc., employees who have had the opportunity to become certified to teach the course.