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VOCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER INC Direct Support Day Assistant-Council Bluffs IA in Urbandale, Iowa

We are currently hiring full-time staff for our day habilitation services. Staff provide person-centered support to people with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities.A typical day might include on-site physical activities, life skills training, and visits to community attractions. Each client care plan is designed to provide experiences that expose participants to as much of the community as possible.We provide:No experience needed. We provide thorough trainingOn the job training including CPR/First Aid and more to give you the skills and tools to provide quality care to our clientsCareer development and advancement opportunitiesAbout VodecVODEC is a private, non-profit founded in 1968. VODEC was started when a group of parents, teachers, and elected officials banded together to create a community-based employment program for their loved ones with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Since that day, more families have joined VODEC helping us to create many programs and services.Today VODEC provides day programs, employment programs, and residential programs in Nebraska and Iowa that are designed to meet the needs of the individuals and help communities reach their full potential!In this position you will:Train and develop daily living skills and life activities for people we serveAssist clients with personal needs including, but not limited to, personal hygieneProvide quality services to people we supportBe responsible for the health, safety and emotional support of the people we serveElectronically document the services and supports providedDesire to make a positive difference in people's livesPersonal Qualification include:Caring, Communication, Compassion, Confidence, Competence, and ConnectionStrong desire to relate to and work with high needs clients with multiple disabilitiesPossess high personal integrity, a caring attitude and portray a positive imageCommitted to doing whatever it takes to enhance the dignity in people's livesMinimum Qualifications:Must be at least 19 years of ageHigh school diploma or equivalentValid driver's licensePass state and federal background checksMust have a satisfactory driving recordBenefit package for all full-time employees:Medical, dental and vision insurance coverageLife Insurance ($30,000) paid for by the companyRetirement planPaid time off including vacation, sick leave, bereavement leave and holiday payOn-the-job paid training

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