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Lead Direct Support Professional

Company: Systems Unlimited, Inc
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Staff Bonus: All current staff and future new hires can count on getting TWO staff bonuses before the end of the year. At SUI, any money we received from ARPA funds is going toward our staff! We couldn't be more proud of the 700-plus direct support professionals and frontline supervisors who are the heart and soul of our agency. There are a couple openings for Lead Direct Support Professional positions in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids here at Systems Unlimited. As a Lead DSP at Systems Unlimited, you get to not only provide the cares and support that a regular DSP does but to help lead a team. In addition to all the regular benefits of being a full-time benefitted employee, consider: Why become a Lead DSP: Growth and promotion: At Systems Unlimited Inc., we believe in promoting from within. A LDSP role presents that opportunity to be seen and recognized as someone capable of leading. Most LDSPs end up taking a promotion to be a Supervisor or other positions within the agency including managerial positions. Raise: A LDSP position is compensated higher than a Full-time or Part-time DSP. We pay for experience and education. Experience gained: Exposure to some administrative tasks and skills that you can take with you wherever you go! As a Lead Direct Support Professional, you will: Help people live more independently and happily in their homes by working with them to achieve their goals Assist with people's day-to-day needs (transportation, bathing, preparing meals, etc.) Go with people into the community to do activities (shopping, Special Olympics, movies, 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 Responsible for modeling and ensuring DSP's provide high-quality service provision while on shift providing on site correction as needed and provides supervisor with feedback/observations. Provides supervision to staff in absence of supervisor. Requirements: High school diploma or GED is required. Driving record that is acceptable is preferred. People with a passion to help others encouraged to apply, we will provide the training and classes needed to provide excellent services. Systems offers: Affordable health, vision, dental insurance options that offer great coverage. 401(k) with up to 4% company match. Company paid life insurance and long term disability insurance. Flex plans for medical and/or child care. 9 paid holidays per year including Juneteenth (newly added in 2022)3.5 weeks of PTO (increases after two years of service). Daily Pay: Get paid early, any time you want to. Pay starting between $14.50-$16.85/hour depending on education, experience, and placement Opportunities for people who are brand new to the field and for seasoned staff. Development of skills that you can take with you anywhere: effective communication, creative problem solving, and collaboration with diverse team. Paid training & a fun work environment. SUI is a PSLF (Public Student Loan Forgiveness) qualified employer. To apply, visit Or, text LDSPIC to 319-249-0890 to apply.

Keywords: Systems Unlimited, Inc, Iowa City , Lead Direct Support Professional, Other , Iowa City, Iowa

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