Caseworker - SCL - Disabilities

Lutheran Services in Iowa

Not for Profit-Charity | Full Time | Onsite | Des Moines

Posted: 12/12/23

Job Description

If you're looking for a way you can make a positive change in your community, LSI is looking for you. Join our team today!

At LSI, your journey is our passion! Our Services for People with Disabilities team is searching for dedicated, compassionate hourly part-time (10-29 hrs/wk and/or 30+ hrs/wk) Caseworkers in the Des Moines area. The Iowans we serve are seeking a life of greater confidence and independence, and it's our privilege to empower them toward success every day.

It's important that the individuals we work with are encouraged to be involved in their community. Our Caseworkers should know the basics of outcome-based performance measures, and develop Individualized Service Plans that are functional and reflective of the personal goals each of our individuals have. Will need to complete required documentation in a timely manner.
Schedules are flexible to meet your needs and the clients' needs. An hourly Caseworker is a caregiver who primarily works one on one with individuals in a mix of day, after-school and evening hours, mostly Monday through Friday. This role also has the potential to grow as more hours become available, and if desired.

Deadline to Apply 3/11/24

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Essential Job Functions

An hourly SCL Caseworker works with children and some adults with intellectual disabilities or chronic mental illness. Our Caseworkers are there to provide support, assistance, and instruction in learning independent living skills like:

- Money management
- Socialization
- Cooking
- Personal hygiene

Education

Qualified candidates for this job will have ONE of the following:

- Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS in human services, education, or human services related field. One year of related experience is preferred.
OR
- Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) in Non- human services and 1 year of human services related experience.
OR
- AA Degree with 2 years of human services experience.
OR
- High school diploma/GED with 4 years of human services experience.

Benefits

On top of joining the best team around, you can also receive:

- A competitive salary
- Comprehensive benefits
- A flexible schedule
- A 401(k)
- Generous paid time off
- Health, dental, life, and vision insurance
- Career-building opportunities
- Special Team LSI perks like gym discounts, pet insurance, and cell phone discounts through Verizon

About the Company

As one of Iowa's most trusted human services agencies, LSI has a legacy of serving children, adults, and families for more than 150 years. Our Services for People with Disabilities wrap care around individuals across the state, from providing occasional respite care or weekly services, to 24/7 support in either a shared apartment environment or one-on-one care through our Supported Community Living (SCL) program. You can make a direct impact on the lives of the Iowans we are privileged to serve.

Travel Required

0-25%

Resume Required

No

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Deadline to Apply 3/11/24

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