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Position Posted On:
6/24/2013
Employer:
Lutheran Services in Iowa
Address:
1323 Northwestern Ave.
Ames, IA  50010
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Job Title:
Direct Support Professional
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Full Time
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Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
$9.00-$9.65
How To Apply:
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Job Description:
A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is a person who assists an individual with a developmental disability to lead self-directed life and contribute to the community. A DSP also acts as an advocate for the disabled individual in communicating their needs, self-expression and goals This position will provide support, assistance and instruction in learning independent living skills like money management, socialization, cooking and personal hygiene to adults that need 24 hour support. Support to individuals will be provided at the clients’ home or apartment and in the community. Current openings for full-time 3rd shift & occasionals (part-time hours up to 24hrs/week) for all shifts.
Job Qualifications:
Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred. This position requires a valid Driver's License, Auto Insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.