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Direct Support Professional / Onawa

Crossroads Of Western Iowa Onawa, IA

Job Description

Direct Support Professional

We are looking for individuals that want to empower others to learn, develop, improve and maintain their skills through support and instructional activities within their homes and community! Crossroads of Western Iowa serves individuals with intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or individuals with a form of mental illness. Shifts include evenings, overnights and weekends!

We are looking for:

  • Patient, Reliable and Enthusiastic individuals
  • Compassionate and highly motivated individuals who want to encourage self-advocacy
  • Team oriented
  • Conduct yourself with integrity and are passionate about helping others
  • Can motivate others to reach their goals and achieve the highest level of independence


Direct Support Professionals Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Coach individuals to all aspects of daily living, community relations, and household management
  • Coach and assist individuals with skills such as meal planning and preparation, nutrition, finances, hygiene, laundry, and cleaning tasks
  • Assist individuals to become more involved in the community through valued roles and relationships
  • Complete daily documentation prior to leaving each assigned shift(ISP data, medication charting)

WHEN We Need You:

  • Evenings, overnights and weekends
  • Shift combinations available

MUST Have’s to be a Direct Support Professional:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Good Driving Record
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • No experience is required! Conduct a two week on-boarding class!

Here’s What We Offer YOU!

  • $11.50/hr to start (Work the weekend shift to EARN $1.00 MORE per hour!)
  • $250 Sign-On Bonus!
  • 401K Investment Plan– Company match is 100% of the first 5%!
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance PLUS Flex Plans
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability AND Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Supplemental Life – Cancer, Hospitalization, and Identity Theft
  • PTO "Paid Time Off"
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Program
  • Verizon Wireless Discount

Job Details

Date Posted October 11, 2017
Date Closes November 10, 2017
Address 301 10th Street
Located In Onawa, IA
Department Residential
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $11.50
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
We offer a variety of shifts! 2pm to 10:30pm, 4pm to Midnight, 10:30pm to 7:00am, shifts may vary based on client's needs. We require availability to work every other weekend.
Hours 20-40 hours per week hours per week; full and part time positions available
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 3
SOC Category 31-1011.00 Home Health Aides
Zipcode 51040
Name Joseph Goff
Address 1 Crossroads Place
City, State and Zip Missouri Valley, IA. 51555
Phone 712-256-7888

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And More ...