Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Services For People With Disabilities
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • $15.50-16/hr ($16.50-17/hr weekend rate)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits package

If you're looking for a way you can make a positive change in your community, LSI is looking for you. Join our team today!

Our Services for People with Disabilities team is searching for a dedicated, energetic caregiver to work as a full-time Site Team Leader 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. This is a great position to gain leadership skills in the human services field.

What We Do

As one of Iowa's most trusted human services agencies, LSI has a legacy of serving children, adults, and families for more than 150 years. Our Services for People with Disabilities wrap care around individuals across the state, from providing occasional respite care or weekly services, to 24/7 support in either a shared apartment environment or one-on-one care through our hourly supported community living program. You can make a direct impact on the lives of the Iowans we are privileged to serve.

What You'll Do

The Site Team Leader role is specific to 24-hour daily Supported Community Living (SCL) sites for adults with intellectual disabilities or chronic mental health illness. This role works directly with adults to provide support, assistance, and instruction that help improve personal growth and independence.

The Site Team Leader's schedule consists of direct care hours, as well as administrative duties. They serve as a ready resource and partner with daily Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) working at the site. They may need to answer questions including, but not limited to, programming, documentation, trainings, and scheduling.

The Site Team Leader's hours are typically during weekdays, however will have some PM and weekend shifts as needed and on-call responsibilities. This role requires the ability to maintain a flexible schedule and includes an on-call weekend rotation, which requires the Site Team Leader to remain in the vicinity of the service area.

What You'll Need

Qualified candidates for this job must have one of the following:

- A high school diploma or a GED, with one year of experience in a human services - related field.

- A Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Education, or another human services-related field

- An Associate's degree, with two years of human services-related experience

- Four years of human services-related experience

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.

How We'll Support You

On top of joining the best team around, you can also receive:

- A competitive salary

- Comprehensive benefits

- A flexible schedule

- A 401(k)

- Generous paid time off

- Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

- Career-building opportunities

- Special Team LSI perks like gym discounts, pet insurance, and cell phone discounts through Verizon

Why You'll Love Working Here

"I enjoy working with people with disabilities because I'm able to make a difference in their lives and it has made a positive impact in my own." - Amber, LSI Contract Monitor

Take a look at what some of your future coworkers have to say about being on Team LSI!

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