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Lutheran Services in Iowa

Des Moines, IA  50311
Job Title:
Direct Support Professional - SCL
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Health & Human Services
Part Time
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Job Description:
LSI currently seeks an part-time (24-31 hours/week) Direct Support Professional within the Services for People with Disabilities program in the Greater Des Moines area. Duties: This position in our Supported Community Living (SCL) program supports, assists, and instructs learning independent living skills like money management, socialization, cooking, and personal hygiene to individuals with chronic mental illness or developmental disabilities. Hourly Supported Community Living (SCL) shifts typically last between 2-4 hours. Opening afternoon/evening and some day & weekend hours currently available. This position does have the potential to advance to full time as hours become available.
Job Qualifications:
Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma or GED. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred. Bachelors degree in a human service related field preferred. If working with consumers under the Community Mental Health Waiver, one full-time year of experience is required (2080 hours). 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. LSI offers a competitive salary and benefit package including paid time off, health, dental, life, and vision insurance, 401(k). Benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.