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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Company: On With Life
Location: Ankeny
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

This Direct Support Professional position has a variety of weekday schedules available, from as little as 16 hours up to 40 hours per week. The position will work 3-4 weekends per year, which are scheduled several months ahead of time. We do annual raises based on budget capacity, and you also have the opportunity for a discretionary bonus at your anniversary. We also offer a Hiring Bonus, paid in increments through your first 18 months of employment. The bonus is: Positions regularly scheduled less than 24 hours per week: $1,500
Positions regularly scheduled at least 24 but less than 36 hours per week: $2,000
Positions regularly scheduled 36 or more hours per week: $2,500 As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at On With Life, you can be a part of something greater. The rehabilitation process from a brain injury or other neurological condition is a 24/7 job for each person served, and our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are a critical part of the transdisciplinary team of experts helping persons served maintain their independence in their homes. We are a not-for-profit organization founded by survivors and their families, and each person served is a new member of that family. We are looking for extraordinary individuals like you to join us! What do Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) do? provide community-based services on-site in the person served place of residence or on outings
provide direct support to persons served to help them gain information and maximize their daily living skills
assist person served with activities such as caring for themselves, making purchases, accessing transportation, keeping appointments, advocating for themselves, and interacting in their community An excellent candidate for this Direct Support Professional position meets the following criteria: Puts others first - those we serve are at the core of what we do; their goals and values guide all decisions
Looks for opportunities to be innovative and create change
Is curious and dares to be extraordinary; be willing to be both the expert and the student
Expects more than others think is possible and creates a higher standard
Honors the uniqueness of each individual, knowing their injury does not define their potential
Is an excellent educator and passionate about providing encouragement Qualified candidates must have: an Iowa Class D3 Chauffeurs License (we can pay for this if you do not have)
a reliable vehicle and personal automobile liability coverage
CPR certification (we can pay for this if you do not have) Please note that the federal government requires that our employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption. We may not be able to proceed with employment if you cannot meet one of these requirements On With Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we make all employment-related decisions based on your competencies, talents and professional potential. 624173

Keywords: On With Life, Ankeny , Direct Support Professional (DSP), Other , Ankeny, Iowa

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