Direct Support Professional - Trivium Life Services (formerly Crossroads)

Trivium Life Services

322 Lake St, Cherokee, Iowa


$13.75 - $15.50/hour

Creating Hope. Empowering Lives. Inspiring Communities. Our new name and mission fully encompass our vision for our organization while honoring our history. We continue to help those with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness live as independently as they can by providing a helping hand. As we grow, we can offer greater resources, including supported community living, outpatient services, counseling, and holistic approaches that focus on the well-being of those we serve.

Why us?

Trivium Life Services is a strengths-based organization where diversity and inclusion are valued and welcomed. Are you people centered, innovative, client focused, ethical, patient, dependable, confident, ambitious, and caring? Then you are a perfect fit at Trivium Life Services. Here at Trivium, we believe in work/life balance and recognize how important it is to our families. We are looking for Direct Support Professional to join our team and help us advance our mission. As a DSP, you will be responsible for providing support for the people we serve with their day-to-day activities in their home and in their community. Come take this journey with us!


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
Desired Qualifications:


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Application Instructions:

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This position includes, but is not limited to, the following essential functions:

  • Embrace the values and philosophy of Trivium Life Services
  • Treat persons served with the utmost respect and dignity
  • Assist in coordinating all aspects of program to meet standards of all regulatory Agencies such as:  CARF, Department of Inspections and Appeals, Department of Labor, County Case Management and OSHA
  • Work cooperatively with the person served, their service coordinator, and other team members to support the persons served "Person Centered Plan"
  • Assist persons served with specific individual needs
  • Set up the activity area daily, ensuring it is ready for activities to begin
  • Assist with supervision of persons served during break and mealtime
  • Maintain a clean, healthy, and safe environment for persons served
  • Provide physical assistance to persons served as necessary in the areas of eating, dressing, personal hygiene, etc.
  • Document persons served interactions and support interventions in the form of contact notes/Therap ISP data, incident reports, T-log timely and as instructed.
  • Oversee, and participate in, the clean up each day before everyone leaves
  • Participate in Person Centered Plan when asked
  • Keep direct Supervisor informed of persons served needs and progress
  • Assist persons served in activities such as community outings, socialization, following directions, attention to tasks, job readiness and making crafts
  • Model for or physically assist persons served with actual activities and/or tasks
  • Lead small group activities
  • Must have authorized release before sensitive information is given pertaining to Trivium Life Services, persons served, and staff
  • Will be aware of and comply with all HIPAA regulations in coordination with the HIPAA Compliance Officer
  • Will abide by all Trivium Life Services Corporate Compliance policies and Code of Ethics
  • Comply with instructions and directions given by direct supervisor for person served individual and group needs
  • Provide services according to all approved policies and procedures, ensuring appropriate implementation of Person-Centered Plan
  • Maintain files in a neat and orderly fashion and assure limited access to such (on the computer as appropriate)
  • Implement, evaluate, and coordinate each person served goals
  • Implement or see to the implementation of behavioral plans
  • Participate in the development of small group activities
  • Attend and participate in regular staff meetings and any other meetings as directed by management
  • Attend and successfully complete all necessary staff orientation and training functions
  • Committed to self-improvement

Location: Cherokee, Iowa

Open: Tuesday October 5th

Close: Sunday November 7th 2021

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