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Direct Support Professional Caregiver ( DSP )

Company: Sevita: REM Iowa
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Interview First - Apply Later

Are you motivated by relationships and your impact on other people? Do you want to provide direct support to help people live fulfilling, independent lives - and make a career out of it? Working as a Caregiver for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is not for everyone, but for those up to it, it's incredibly rewarding work.

DISCOVER CAREERS, WELL LIVED. Our mission at Sevita is to create a world where every person has the right to live well. As a Caregiver, you'll provide assistance and strategies to the individuals we serve to help them live well in their community and environment. Each day, the connections you make and the compassion you bring make a difference in the lives of our participants. You'll work alongside a dedicated team of clinical staff and supportive supervisors, while you grow your career.

We are hiring for a Direct Support Professional Caregiver ( DSP ) at our Council Bluffs, IA location!

REM Iowa is currently offering a $1,500 SIGN-ON BONUS!! **LIMITED TIME**
(Qualifications need to be met, paid out in increments, and minus applicable payroll taxes)

THRIVE as a Direct Support Professional Caregiver:

Be proud of rewarding work helping people grow, learn, and live well
Develop real, meaningful relationships with the individuals you serve
Experience ownership and trust from your leaders to do what's right for participants
Take the initiative to help participants be part of the community and enjoy their favorite activities
Support participants with developmental goals like budgeting, exercise, and nutrition
You'll assist people with their personal hygiene and support individuals who can have behavioral challenges and other complex needs. If you're compassionate, and patient, and find meaning in this type of work, you'll find a promising future at Sevita/REM Iowa!

Why join us as a Direct Support Professional Caregiver:

Competitive Pay: Hourly rate $14.00 (RICS), $15.75 (ICF) and full benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week, including a 401(k) with a 3% company match
Time Off: Paid time off plus holiday pay to recharge so you can be your best at work
Network of Support: Supervisors who care deeply about the participants and your wellbeing
Job Security: A stable job at an established, growing company
Learning and Development: We invest in your development and provide the tools and training you need to have a fulfilling career

Qualifications for a Direct Support Professional Caregiver:

Must be at least 18 years old
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Six months of experience in human services, direct care, or care coordination is preferred.
The position requires a personal vehicle, valid driver's license, insurance, and registration in order to possibly transport individuals as needed.

We have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today as a Direct Support Professional Caregiver! - (search by location)

Keywords: Caregiver, Direct Support Professional, Caregiver, urgently hiring, DSP, assisted living, care
Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care, similar companies include VODEC, Trivium, DSI, Ameriserve, Mosaic, Iowa Focus, Prime, DDCN, Duet, Hands of heartland, Elite
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.

Keywords: Sevita: REM Iowa, Council Bluffs , Direct Support Professional Caregiver ( DSP ), Healthcare , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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