Direct Support Professional (Community Living Assistant)

Discovery Living, Inc.

Are you a high-energy person seeking meaningful and fulfilling work? If so, Discovery Living is the place for you! Our non-profit organization has been providing residential services and supports to people with intellectual disabilities in Linn County for 40 years. We are currently accepting applications for full and part-time Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). 

As a DSP, you provide direct support and supervision that empowers the people we serve to live active and meaningful lives. You have the opportunity to help enrich lives by providing individualized support, training and assistance that enables those served to thrive in both home and community settings. Extensive training is provided, including Medication Manager certification.  

Qualifications Include:

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and meet company’s insurability criteria
  • Prior experience working with people with disabilities is preferred but not required
  • Pass required pre-employment background and drug screening verification
Job Benefits:

We offer flexible work schedules and extensive benefit packages for full and part-time employees. Paid vacation, holiday pay, health, dental and vision insurance, and a 401K plan. 

Competitive wages starting at $13.50 per hour. 

COVID-19 Precautions:

Extensive thought and attention are put into our constantly evolvling oganization procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Direct Support Professional (Community Living Assistant)

Discovery Living, Inc.

Application Instructions

Our online application is smooth and easy; no resume needed! Alternatively, feel free to stop by our office at 1015 Old Marion Rd NE to fill out an application in person. Call 319-378-7470 or email bradjacobson@discoveryliving.org for more information. 

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1015 Old Marion Road NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Job ID: 72941

Posted 29 days ago

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