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Position Posted On:
10/29/2013
Employer:
Developmental Services of Iowa
Address:
3737 Woodland Ave #100
West Des Moines, IA  50266
Website:
http://dsiowa.com
Job Title:
Direct Support Professional
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
20-40
Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
10+
How To Apply:
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Contact Name:
Karla Bond  
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Job Description:
Are you the type of person who wants to do something that matters? Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? If so then Developmental Services of Iowa (DSI) is the place for you. Here at DSI we're changing the world 24/7 one person at a time. Developmental Services of Iowa, Inc. is an organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. In a residential setting, DSI supports each person in gaining skills, knowledge, and experience to lead to greater independence and participation in community life. Direct Support Professionals will be responsible teaching and mentoring life skills techniques to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness within a residential setting. This will include but is not limited to assisting with cooking skills, cleaning, social activities, transportation to and from appointments, assisting with hygiene, and implementing positive behavioral support. Requirements Must have a desire to make a difference in someone's life •Must be at least 18 years of age •Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent •Must possess a valid driver's license, current auto insurance and reliable transportation •Must have banking information for Direct Deposit •Must be able to problem solve and implement crisis intervention techniques •Must possess good verbal and written communication skills using English, including spelling and grammar •Must have full range of motion, physical strength and ability to achieve and maintain required training and certification •Must be able to attend day and evening training classes within first 90 days of hire Our shifts are 7a-3,p 3p-11p, or 11p-7a. We have many different days available, some weekend packages, and PRN hours from 6-40 per week depending on your availability.
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