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Position Posted On:
4/22/2014
Employer:
Lutheran Services in Iowa
Address:
LSI
Des Moines, IA  50311
Website:
http://www.lsiowa.org
Job Title:
Direct Support Professional - Daily
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
40
Position Start Date:
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Pay Rate:
$9.35-10.00/hr (additional $1 for weekend differie
How To Apply:
Apply online at: http://lsiowa.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-574153.html
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Job Description:
LSI seeks dedicated and energetic individuals to work full-time as aDirect Support Professional within the Services for People with Disabilities program in Des Moines. Current opening: 2 shift (2:30pm-10:30pm) weekdays and every other weekend. All applicants must be willing to work every other weekend. Duties: 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.
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. LSI offers a competitive salary, weekend shift differential and benefit package including paid time off, health, dental, life, and vision insurance and 401(k). Benefits are prorated for part-time employees.