DSP III -- behavioral specialty --3 day week

Hills & Dales Child Development Center
Dubuque, Iowa
Apr 03, 2024
Apr 06, 2024
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Hills & Dales is an organization dedicated to building meaningful lived for people with disabilities. A special division of our agency is dedicated to supporting clients with complex behavioral challenges. Here our team finds the toughest challenge, and the most satisfying rewards! We are looking to expand our team by adding DSP IIIs.

Direct Support Professional III - works with individuals who have more challenging behavioral support needs and therefore additional training, competence, activity, is expected of this position. Applicants need to start with and understand the importance of developing a relationship with clients in order to be successful in carrying out this position. If you are able to stay dedicated to our training, have the ability to see someone's potential no matter how hidden, and can meet our agency's requirements, we'd love for you to apply.

Full-time positions currently available:
  • The schedule provides an average of 203 days off a year with just a 3 day work week
  • Schedules are typically 3 12 hour shifts such as: Sun, Mon, Tues 8A-8P. Or Wed, Thurs, Sat 9A-9P.
  • We pay Premium Pay (1.5 times base wage) for any Weekend Hours.

Average Wage: DSP III earn between $20.42 $22.07 per hour after completing our training and testing, which takes around 90 days.
  • Wages average is based on 2 week days (lower pay rate) and 1 weekend day (1.5x premium pay), which blends to create the average wage.
  • Additional pay for 1 or more years work experience Behavioral Health Setting
  • Additional pay for college related education for AA or BS/BA; or CMA/CNA Certifications as well.

This is a great opportunity to have an impact on someone's life and build your career supporting adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. This position starts with clients in home and will then support them out in the community for their employment.

Applicants must be able to meet the following requirements:
  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent is required with preferred Bachelors in related field.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Applicants must qualify as an approved driver; use of personal vehicle required (mileage reimbursement applies), with minimum insurance requirements of $ 25,000.00 bodily injury liability (found on Declarations page of your policy).
  • Must be able to stay awake for the entire shift.

Includes Insurance Package and PTO.