Career and Employment Opportunities
Full-time & Part-time positions: ABLE has full-time and part-time positions available in La Crescent, Houston, Caledonia. 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 $11.55 up to $12.00 an hour 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: 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. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. 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 one weekend per month. This position pays $15.15 per hour, plus a weekend bonus of $1 per hour. Employee is eligible for an education bonus, if applicable.
Designated Coordinator: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service related field and one year full time work experience providing direct care to persons with Developmental Disabilities. Experience developing goals and outcomes, analyzing behavior, and developing active treatment programs. Possess demonstrated, effective problem solving and decision making skills. Experience supervising, training, evaluating, and supporting staff. Must possess clear written and oral communication skills as well as excellent listening skills. The ability to work independently and as a team player embracing and carrying out ABLE’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office. An acceptable driving record based on service needs. The primary responsibilities of the Designated Coordinator are writing, revising, and maintaining all programming and outcomes, coordinating annual and semi-annual meetings and supporting Direct Support Professionals and Direct Support Supervisors in the day to day functions of managing assigned programs/caseloads. Weekend On Call Responsibilities included. Pays $18.00 per hour/hr with Bachelors degree. If you are near degree completion we will consider and adjust wage until completion of degree.
ICF/DD Food Service Supervisor: Candidates must have the ability to utilize procurement software for ordering and purchasing and utilize Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook. Must have an acceptable driving record based on service needs. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Excellent organizational skills. Plan, direct, coordinate, and carry out all activities of the Food Service Department for Lancer with ordering responsibilities for Houston Apartments. This position pays $16.50 per hour plus eligibility for an education bonus. Two-year degree preferred or equivalent experience in Food Service or related profession. Safe Serve Certification required. Experience supervising, training, evaluating and supporting employees. Previous experience and basic knowledge of food purchasing, handling, family style cooking for small and large groups, following recipes, carrying out special dietary needs, and budgeting.
Full-time OR Part-time; RN preferred or LPN Nurse to join our Nursing Team:
This is primarily a M-F position with some flexibility in scheduled hours.
- Provide case management in accordance with the Service Plans, physician’s instructions and individual needs of people supported.
- Prefer experience supporting people with Developmental Disabilities.
- Train, evaluate, and support direct care staff.
- Provide medically related training for all employees.
- Research, interpret, and carry out legislative policy as required by MN DHS, OSHA, and other licensing entities.
- Agency wide On Call responsibilities.
- MN Nursing License required.
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
- Acceptable driving record.
- Work independently and with the team embracing and carrying out ABLE’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values.
Apply online or submit cover letter & resume with employment reference contacts and salary requirements to Joan Mitchell. firstname.lastname@example.org
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.