Lead Direct Support Professional

Systems Unlimited

Cedar Rapids, IA Human Services & Non-Profit / Healthcare
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.  We are a nonprofit organization that promotes dignity and growth for people with disabilities and mental health needs.
Systems is currently looking for Lead Direct Support Professionals who are:
  • Smart & eager to learn
  • Ambitious & adaptable
  • Kind & service-oriented
As a Lead Direct Support Professional, you will:
  • Help people live more independently and happily in their homes by working with them to achieve their goals
  • Assist with people's day-to-day needs (transportation, bathing, preparing meals, etc.)
  • Go with people into the community to do activities (shopping, Special Olympics, movies, etc.)
  • 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
  • Responsible for modeling and ensuring DSP’s provide high-quality service provision while on shift providing on site correction as needed and provides supervisor with feedback/observations.
  • Provides supervision to staff in absence of supervisor.
Systems offers:
  • Development of skills that you can take with you anywhere: effective communication, creative problem solving, and collaboration with diverse teams
  • Paid training & a fun work environment
  • Pay starting between $10.10-$12.10/hour depending on education, experience, and placement
  • Opportunities for people who are brand new to the field and for seasoned staff  
To apply, visit http://www.sui.org/human-resources/careers.

Job ID: 67877

Posted 13 days ago

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