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ChildServe Skill Development Assistant (SCL) in Johnston, Iowa

Skill Development Assistant (SCL)

Direct Care (Respite/SCL, Childcare, Day Health, Homes)
Johnston, Iowa



ChildServe’s Supported Community Living (SCL) service has a job for you! As a Skill Development Assistant you will provide 1:1 personal care, skill development, supervision, and training for children with special health care needs in a child’s home and integrated community settings.What You’ll Do

  • Have fun and work 1:1 with children with special health care needs in the child’s home and/or community

  • Teach daily living skills that will help make children more independent

  • Must be able to work without direct supervision

  • Ongoing training and supervision provided

  • Great resume builder for those interested in social work, education, therapy, nursing, and psychology

What You'll Need

  • Must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED

  • Experience working with or caring for children with special health care needs preferred

  • Basic computer skills and have reliable access to the internet to complete required documentation and online trainings

  • Good oral and written communication skills and have the ability to accurately document all observations, significant events, and services provided

  • Must be willing to provide transportation as a ChildServe authorized driver. This includes passing a Motor Vehicle Record Check and car safety check. Must have a valid driver;s license for the past 3 years

  • Must have punctual and reliable attendance

  • Must pass criminal and child abuse background checks

Schedule: Flexible scheduling with most shifts occurring after 4pm Monday - Friday.

Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,600 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in 3 locations throughout Iowa. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for six years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support from ChildServe, apply today.