Northeast Residence
  • Roseville, MN, USA
  • $17
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Northeast Residence, Inc. (NER) is hiring a Lead Direct Support Professional at one of our group homes in the White Bear Lake surrounding area. We hire individuals who are caring, dependable and passionate about helping adults with developmental disabilities. At Northeast Residence, those team members who are the most successful are those who will support people to live their lives by meeting their emotional, physical, and medical needs. The support will include teaching independent living skills, personal cares, and promoting healthy choices.

Lead Direct Support Professional will be responsible for direct care shifts as well as assist the Supervisor of the site with some administrative responsibilities. Administrative responsibilities will vary depending on the site's needs. What we look for in our Lead Direct Support Professional, leadership skills, including personal and professional accountability and the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and coordinate collaboratively to complete tasks and responsibilities are essential. You will be a key part of providing a supportive environment, building caring and professional relationships with co-workers and people served.

Lead Direct Support Professional

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Program Manager of their designated house in carrying out daily responsibilities for operations.
  • Providing supportive leadership of the assigned Direct Support Staff.
  • Accompanying people served with appointments.
  • Daily Cares and activities of people supported.
  • Meeting the emotional, physical, and medical needs of the people supported in group home settings.
  • Assisting with medications
  • Working with medical equipment
  • Accompanying people served on outings and with activities.
  • Helping them meet their personal goals.


  • At least one year experience
  • Able to read, write, speak & understand English.
  • Technical skills - must comfortable and proficient in using computers and/or smart technology.
  • Valid US driver's license with relatively clean driver's record
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Able to pass background check.

Northeast Residence Inc. offers a competitive pay and benefits package. This is an hourly, non-exempt position. Schedules includes evening and weekend shifts

  • Paid training is provided.
  • We offer career development and advancement opportunities.
  • Opportunity for overtime.


Full-time benefit package available to employees scheduled and working a minimum of 30 hours per week and includes:

  • Heath Care benefits, including medical, dental and vision care.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) program

Northeast Residence, Inc. (NER) has been supporting people with developmental disabilities since 1973. NER currently supports 100 individuals in 25 different homes located in the northeast metropolitan area 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We hire caring and dependable people with a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of others. We work together supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities to live to their fullest potential.

Candidates are not applying for a specific location by submitting their application for Direct Support Staff. Candidates will be placed at one of our 25 sites during the interview process.

Northeast Residence, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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