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Direct Support Professional

Crossroads Of Western Iowa Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

Hiring Bonus: $500.00

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. 

  • 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!

  • $12.50/hr to start (Work the weekend shift to EARN $1.00 MORE per hour!)
  • $500.00 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

Equal Opportunity Employer

Crossroads of Western Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Crossroads of Western Iowa is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Crossroads of Western Iowa does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Job Details

Date Posted October 31, 2018
Date Closes November 30, 2018
Address 1732 Madison Avenue
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Residential
Function Evenings and nights
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $12.50
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
We evening, overnight and weekend shifts.
Hours 20-40 hours per week hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 3
SOC Category 21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants
Zipcode 51503
Name Joseph Goff
Address 1851 Madison Avenue
City, State and Zip Coucnil Bluffs, IA. 51503
Phone 712-256-7888
FAX 712-256-6016

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
  • Flexible Hours
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement
  • Crisis Prevention
  • Residential Services Assistant (RSA)
  • Microsoft Windows Desktop
  • Other - Customer Service

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

At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And More ...