- Services For People With Disabilities
- Des Moines, IA, USA
- Part Time
Why work for LSI?
"I view the world differently because of my work at LSI."
"I believe everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect."
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! Our Services for People with Disabilities team is searching for dedicated, compassionate hourly (part-time 24-29 hours/week) Direct Support Professionals in the Des Moines area. 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.
An hourly Direct Support Professional (DSP) works with adults and children with intellectual disabilities or chronic mental illness. During a regular shift, our hourly DSPs meet with multiple individuals one at a time, spending two to four hours with each of them. Hours are a mix of day and evening hours; primarily Monday thru Friday. DSPs are there to provide support, assistance, and instruction in learning independent living skills like:
- Money management
- Personal hygiene
Salary and Benefits
In addition to joining a family of caring teammates, part-time DSPs enjoy a competitive salary and paid time off. Benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees, and team members working 30+ hours are offered a 401(k) and a health insurance plan including health, dental, life, and vision insurance.
Qualified candidates for this job will have either a high school diploma or a GED. Experience working with Supported Community Living or with people with disabilities is 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, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check.
It's their life. It's your career. Make a difference in both by joining our LSI team today!