Lutheran Services in Iowa Direct Support Professional - Weekend Package in Des Moines, Iowa
Direct Support Professional - Weekend Package - Des Moines, IA
Direct Support Professional - Weekend Package
Services For People With Disabilities
Des Moines, IA, USA
$14.00/hr (weekend rate)
Full Time/Part Time
Comprehensive benefits package for FT and PT30+; PT24+ earn PTO (paid time off) hours
Looking for a weekend job? Free your days during the week! Our weekend package allows you to work a benefit eligible job on the weekends and be at home during the week!
Are you looking for a career where you can make a positive impact in the lives of others? At LSI, your journey is our passion! LSI is a non-profit organization. Our Services for People with Disabilities team is searching searching for dedicated, energetic caregivers to work full-time or part-time as weekend Direct Support Professionals in Des Moines. The Iowans we serve are seeking a life of greater confidence and independence, and it's our privilege to empower them toward success every day.
Schedule: Saturday and Sunday working double shift to get to PT 32 hrs and could add a shift during the week to get to full-time. (This is a non-sleeping position; must be awake during shifts.)
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The Direct Support Professional (DSP) will work directly with the individual with a disability and/or mental health and provide support, assistance, and instruction in areas which facilitate personal growth and independence to adults that need 24 hour support.
As a DSP you must be able to build and maintain positive and supportive relationships with individuals with disabilities and members or their family. This includes having interpersonal sensitivity and strong rapport building skills.
People served by LSI may need assistance with physical cares (diaper/brief changes, feeding, toileting, transfers) and the Direct Support Professional will, as necessary, assist with these cares and reflect a positive and willing attitude.
Salary and Benefits
In addition to joining a family of caring teammates, you'll also enjoy a competitive salary and benefit package at LSI, including a 401(k), paid time off, and health, dental, life, and vision insurance.
Qualified candidates for this job will have either a high school diploma or a GED. Experience working in Supported Community Living or with people with disabilities is preferred, but not required.
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, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check.
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