Direct Support Professional (DSP) Job – Sioux Falls, SD 52375

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Why You'll Love This Job

Why You'll Love This Job
Entry-Level. Hiring Immediately!

Make a difference in an unparalleled transitional care facility today, Sequel Transition Academy! This tranquil group home setting is just 7 miles west of Sioux Falls, SD.

The facility mission is to “allow young people an opportunity to value themselves while learning new skills and behaviors in a caring and supportive environment where the past is not held against them but new direction is possible”.

We are hiring immediately for Direct Support Professionals / Direct Care Workers who have an interest in Mental Health and Social Services.
  • Excellent training to help you be an effective caregiver for at-risk youth
  • Many shifts available
  • Keep a healthy work/life balance with rotating weekends
  • Daily pay option available
Apply for this Direct Care Worker/ Caregiver position in Sioux Falls, SD today!


Direct Support Professional (DSP) Responsibilities

  • Serve as a caregiver to supervise patient activity and monitor behavior at all times
  • Implement, coordinate and engage in emergency and crisis intervention strategies and responses
  • Assist in performing functional assessments of behaviors and developing intervention strategies
  • Provide and/or accompany transport and supervision of patients to appointments, meetings and site trips
  • Work with patients to ensure needs and schedules are met, and behavioral health plans followed as prescribed
  • Support the Director of Nursing, Unit Managers, supervisors and the inter-disciplinary behavioral health and mental health teams, including social workers, case managers and others


Direct Support Professional (DSP) Qualifications
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate degree OR previous experience in a mental health technician or social services role, such as a caregiver, direct care worker, direct support professional or other relevant position
  • Ability to comprehend/demonstrate an understanding of the developmental milestones of children
  • Current, valid state driver’s license; successful completion of background check and drug screen
About Sequel Transition Academy
Established in 2013, Sequel Transition Academy is a step down, transition program for males age 16-20 that have completed a long-term residential program. Our campus is located 7 miles west of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Our academy offers a year-round academic program provided by the local school district. Currently, Sequel Transition Academy serves state of South Dakota Department of Corrections commitments.
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