Iowa Employer Direct Support Professional in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Link Associates supports individuals with developmental disabilities in the home, work and community environments. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS You will be responsible to coach Link Persons Served in developing and enhancing their independent living skills in all life settings, in accordance with their Life Plan. You are also responsible for the health, safety and providing emotional support to the Persons Served. Assure quality services that are in compliance with all accreditation guidelines and organizational standards. Responsible for the medical needs and welfare of Persons Served and distributes medication appropriately. Plan, prepare and distribute a variety of training activities in the community, work and home settings. Ensure environments are comfortable, productive and stimulating. Complete and submit as instructed all required documentation in a manner that is legible, timely, accurate, and inclusive of all required information. QUALIFICATIONS AA Degree in Human Services or a related field with one year related experience desired. Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required. Must meet agency requirements on transportation, abuse and criminal background checks. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills along with general computer knowledge and proficient typing skills.