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Behavioral Support Professional (Day Program)

Iowa City, IA

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Do you have a desire to make a genuine difference in the lives of others? Systems Unlimited, Inc. could be the perfect place for you!  

About Systems Unlimited:
•A nonprofit that provides services to people with disabilities and mental health needs in the day program and in the community
•Our Mission: Promoting dignity and growth for people with disabilities and mental health needs.
•Our Vision: The people we serve claim a vital, fundamental role in their communities.  
•Our Core Values: Advocacy Promotes Inclusion | Integrity Demands Accountability | Education Informs Progress | Creativity Cultivates Innovation | Communication Drives Collaboration

Systems is currently looking for Behavioral Support Professionals (Day Program) who are:
•Smart & eager to learn.
•Ambitious & adaptable.
•Kind & service-oriented.

As a Behavioral Support Professional (Day Program), you will:
•Engage people in recreational and leisure activities to help them build independent living skills.
•Assist with people's day-to-day needs (transportation, personal cares, preparing meals, etc.).
•Serve people with high behavior support needs, which can includes using strategies to prevent and respond to a variety of maladaptive and aggressive behaviors.
•Go with people into the community to do activities.
•Provide encouragement and coaching to people who are working to develop daily living skills & healthy habits.
•Write documentation about the supports you provided during your shift.

Systems offers:
•Development of skills that you can take with you anywhere: effective communication, creative problem solving, and collaboration with diverse teams.
•Paid in-depth training & a collaborative work environment.
•Over four weeks of paid time off for full-time staff.  This position is full-time with daytime hours Monday-Friday.  
•Pay starting between $11.60-$13.10/hour depending on education and experience.
•Opportunities for people who are brand new to the field and for seasoned staff.  

To apply, visit http://www.sui.org/human-resources/careers

Posted 05/02/17

Job ID: 21819364