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Direct Support Professional (3k)-FULL TIME WEEKENDS

VODEC Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

VODEC is a rewarding experience each and every day, making a difference in the lives of others!  Join the VODEC team of Direct Support Professionals and begin your journey to a career of fulfilling opportunities and reach your full potential!

At every level, our Direct Support Professional team spends their days in direct contact with consumers who live in apartments, group homes or with their families. Each of our consumers has a disability, but wants to be as independent as possible. We are committed to helping them achieve that goal.

The work environment is casual, but what we do has a huge impact on the lives of people we serve. In this field, you’ll stay on-the-go.  Direct Support Professional staff accompany consumers to appointments, recreational activities and community events that interest them.

We hire Direct Support Professional applicants who are committed to reflecting our core values of professionalism, dignity, and care when it comes to the success of the people we serve. We have built an incredible team of passionate, competent people who are excited about the opportunities to serve each new day. If that describes you, we’ll take care of the training. Your dream job may be waiting at Vodec!

Mission Statement

The mission of VODEC is to provide services to persons with disabilities in order that those persons may live, work and participate in the community in the least restrictive environment to achieve their full potential.

The purpose of VODEC is to support and advocate for persons with disabilities so those persons have opportunities to develop to their fullest potential, to interact with society, to experience a sense of belonging and to contribute something of themselves at their own levels of ability.

Full time employee benefits include health, dental, vision; company paid and voluntary life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, and flexible spending account.

Full time and part time employee benefits include vacation, sick, holiday and bereavement leave as well as 403(b) retirement plan with 100% company match for the first 5% contribution.

Additional benefits include an employee assistance program, direct deposit, annual performance evaluation, and 1½ time paid on holidays worked to hourly employees.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • High school or equivalent diploma.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • A satisfactory driving record (no more than three moving violations in the most recent thirty-six month period)
  • Must have access to reliable personal transportation for job performance; personal transportation must be insured for liability, medical, and uninsured and underinsured motorists; proof of insurance must be submitted and maintained.






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Job Details

Date Posted July 16, 2018
Date Closes August 15, 2018
Address Council Bluffs, IA
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $11.06
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Friday: 12 pm to 8 pm Saturday: 7 am to 11 pm Sunday: 7 am to 11 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 39-9021.00 Personal and Home Care Aides
Zipcode 51503
Name Human Resources
Address 612 S Main Street
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Phone 712-328-2638
FAX (712) 328-8161

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Disability Specialist
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Certified Medication Aide
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • In-Home Caregiver
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Care
  • Microsoft Office

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • And More ...