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Direct Support Professional

Company: Sevita
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: September 18, 2023

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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, its 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, youll 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. Youll work alongside a dedicated team of clinical staff and supportive supervisors, while you grow your career.

As a Direct Support Professional DSP, there is a sense of giving back to someone by providing excellent care, personal growth and increased meaning and purpose in one's life.

Day and Evening shifts available!

You will become an integral part of individual's lives by assisting them with their personal hygiene and supportindividuals who can have behavioral challenges and other complex needs. Ifyoure compassionate, patient, and find meaning in this type of work, you'llfind a promising future at Sevita!

To learn more about this position please watch this short video:
WE OFFER:Competitive Pay:Hourly rate up to $16.50/hour and full benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week, including a 401(k) with a 3% company match.On-Demand Pay:Access your pay as soon as youve earned it.Time off :Paid time off plus holiday pay to recharge so you can be your best at workNetwork of Support:Supervisors who care deeply about the participants and your wellbeingJob Security:A stable job at an established, growing companyLearning and Development:We invest in your development and provide the tools and training you need to have a fulfilling careerTHRIVE AS A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL ( DSP ) AT SEVITA!Be proud of rewarding work helping people grow, learn, and live wellDevelop real, meaningful relationships with the individuals you serveExperience ownership and trust from your leaders and do what's right for participantsTake the initiative to help participants be part of the community and enjoy their favorite activitiesSupport participants with developmental goals like budgeting, exercise, and nutritionQUALIFICATIONS:Requirements:Must be at least 18 years old Six months of experience in human services, direct care, or care coordination preferred, butNOTrequiredWE ARE WILLING TO TRAIN!Education:High school diploma or equivalent is preferredSkills:Communication, adaptability, multi-tasking, teamwork, and time-managementBehaviors:Patient, compassionate, reliable, responsibleVehicle:Valid Driver's license and access to a registered vehicle with current auto insuranceApply today and explore careers, welllived at Sevita!Keywords: Direct SupportProfessional, DSP, Caregiver, CNA, HHA, Home Health Aide, Help at home,assisted living, human services, disability services, advocate, daily pay,weekly pay, residential, community, supported living, day hab services.

Day and Evening shifts available!


This role is part of REM Iowa, a member of the Sevita family. At Sevita, we believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. Through home and community-based specialized care, our work changes lives and inspires growth at every turn. When you join our mission-driven team, youll create relationships that motivate us all to be better every day. We have a bright future and the determination to get there. Join us today careers, well lived. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.

All shifts , Day - Evening - & Overnight available!

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Keywords: Sevita, Cedar Rapids , Direct Support Professional, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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