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Direct Support Professional

LifeScape

Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Posted/Updated: 5 days ago

Job Description

**Starting at $12.75 per hour**
-Additional raises at 6 months and 1 year -

**Great Benefits**Flexible Schedules**

Come and Change Lives at LifeScape

Job Summary

If you love caring for people on a daily basis, and are searching for a long-term career, we would love to have you as one of our respected team members! As a direct support professional, you will utilize your care and compassion to take care for our individuals supported and work hand-in-hand with an incredible team to tend to the immediate medical/behavioral needs of our individuals that we support. You will be challenged by the dynamic environment, where you will work as a pivotal member of the staff, to exceed company goals and foster teamwork. If you want to play an integral role in providing care and support to our individuals, then come work for us!

Provide care and support for children or adults with disabilities
• Assist with dietary and hygiene needs, positioning, and transferring
• Assist individuals with developing their daily living/learning
• Assist in community integration
• Assist with learning, recreational and/or production activities
• Assist with transportation

Job Responsibilities

Provide personal hygiene for adults or children by assisting with their basic needs, such as showering, bathing, dressing and eating.
Offer activities that are essential for daily living by helping with laundry, making of their bed, cleaning of their personal space, going grocery shopping, or to the movies.
Assist with individual medical needs, communicating with appropriate medical staff. May administer medications as needed (with the exception of ICF or Specialty Hospital staff).
May be required to order and check in meds
Communicate changes in supports/services and training objectives in the service plan, as well as any significant changes/concerns in the individual’s life, to team members.
Report and document allegations/observations of abuse, neglect and exploitation according to established policies and procedures.

**Did you know the LifeScape is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program?** If you become a LifeScape employee, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness. Please inquire with questions!

Job Requirements
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED equivalency is required. Must be 18 years of age or older. Valid driver’s license with clean driving record for some positions may be necessary. Some positions may require training/testing to drive accessible vehicle in some areas. Not all areas require a drivers license.
LifeScape
Nicole Jensen
2501 West 26th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
6059296704

 

Benefit Package Includes: Competitive wages,  Flexible work schedules,  Dental insurance,  Health insurance, Vision Insurance,  Life insurance,  Short/Long term disability,  Paid holidays,  Accrued leave,  Retirement / Matching 401K