Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Services For People With Disabilities
  • Council Bluffs, IA, USA
  • $9.00-9.65/hr
  • Hourly
  • 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 a dedicated, compassionate occasional Direct Support Professional in Council Bluffs (Pottawattamie County). 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.

 

Duties

 

 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. DSPs are there to provide support, assistance, and instruction in learning independent living skills like:

            - Money management

            - Socialization

            - Cooking

            - Personal hygiene

Schedule: Monday 4-6pm; Tuesday 4-6pm; Wednesday - 4-6pm; Thursday - 4-7pm; *2-3 additional flexible hours for other job duties **Must have computer/Internet access OR be available 2-3 hours per week Monday thru Thursday 8:00am-2:00pm to access office to complete other job duties.

 

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.

 

Qualifications

 

 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!

Lutheran Services in Iowa
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