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Direct Support Professional - Day Program

at Systems Unlimited Inc

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 1134183

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Direct Support Professional - Day Program

Department:400 - ES Direct Care
Location:Cedar Rapids, IA

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. 

Systems Unlimited:

  • A nonprofit that provides services to people with disabilities and mental health needs at the day program and in the community
  • Our Mission: Promoting dignity and growth for people with disabilities and mental health needs.
  • Our Vision: The people we serve claim a vital, fundamental role in their communities. 
  • Our Core Values: Advocacy Promotes Inclusion | Integrity Demands Accountability | Education Informs Progress | Creativity Cultivates Innovation | Communication Drives Collaboration

Systems is currently looking for Direct Support Professionals (Day Program) who are:

  • Smart & eager to learn
  • Ambitious & adaptable
  • Kind & service-oriented

As a Direct Support Professional (Day Program), you will:

  • Engage people in recreational and leisure activities to help them build independent living skills
  • Assist with people's day-to-day needs (transportation, personal cares, preparing meals, etc.)
  • Go with people into the community to do activities (bowling, painting ceramics, greenhouse visits, 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
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
  • Over four weeks of paid time off for full-time staff
  • Pay starting between $11.50-$13.00/hour depending on education, experience, and placement
  • Opportunities for people who are brand new to the field and for seasoned staff  

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