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Employer: LifeScape
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Employment Type: FT/PT
DESCRIPTION

***Entry Level Positions Starting at $12.00 or more per hour***


Join our team at LifeScape and Work with a Mission, making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.



The starting wage for Direct Support Professionals at LifeScape has recently been increased to $12.00 / hour or higher, with $0.50 / hour pay increases at 6 and 12 months of successful employment. You’ll make $13.00 / hour or more in just one year!



At LifeScape, all people are valued and respected, including employees! We empower children and adults with disabilities to lead fulfilling lives. Direct Support Professionals provide direct care to children and adults with disabilities and assist them in reaching personal goals.



Duties include, but are not limited to, assistance with personal care, administering medication, teaching independent life skills, providing help in community involvement, and assisting with household duties such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. Direct Support Professionals work on interdisciplinary teams to help the children and adults we support live their lives to the fullest potential.



Full-Time Direct Support Professional Positions available (30 - 40 hours per week)


Part-Time/Unschedule Part time Direct Support Professional Positions available (6 - 28 hours per week)


LifeScape is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans



High school diploma or GED equivalency is required.
 


Must be 18 years of age or older.
 


Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.  May require training/testing to drive accessible vehicle. 

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. May require training/testing to drive accessible vehicle. Prior experience working with children or adults with disabilities or challenging behaviors preferred. Successful completion and certification in training provided by agency within specific time allotment required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Ability to demonstrate/verbalize understanding of a variety of policies and procedures.
• Technological competence to use computers and software utilized by the organization.
• Communication skills.

Contact Information

LifeScape
Nicole Jensen
paula.hawks@lifescapesd.org
2501 West 26th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-444-9543 or
Fax:

Other Information

Category(s): Healthcare, Nonprofit - Social Services
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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About this Employer
LifeScape
Sioux Falls, SD

Better Together. Children’s Care Hospital School and South Dakota Achieve – now LifeScape! We provide the same Outstanding Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities. For people with disabilities, the landscape off life can be uncertain. Finding the right path makes the journey easier – more fulfilling. Now, two organizations have joined together to provide lifelong support for children and adults with disabilities. Become a part of LifeScape by starting your career with us!

LifeScape is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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