Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Inc.

  • Caregiver - DSP - Valparaiso - Part Time 1st & 2nd Shift

    Job Locations US-IN-Valparaiso
    Job ID
    Regular Part-Time Not Benefit Eligible (1-59 hours)
  • Overview

    Are you looking to make a difference in another person's life? The team at Bethesda all move toward the same goal of helping those with intellectual or developmental disabilities achieve a better life. Come join us as a Direct Support Professional, where everyone has a chance to grow and help others do the same! We continually seek people with giving hearts, patient minds and creative spirits to join Team Bethesda.

    Jobs are located in VALPARAISO, INDIANA


    • High school graduate or equivalent and be 18 years of age or older.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record in last 3 years
    • Must be willing to undergo a background check and drug test as defined by regulations and policies


    • A fulfilling opportunity to get paid to help others!
    • Benefits package (for those working 30+ hours a week) 
    • Medical, dental & Vision options
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Generous paid time off
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Supplemental insurance
    • 403(b) retirement plans with up to 3% match


    What you'll be doing:

    • Providing support to people by assisting in the development and implementation of all support plans
    • Providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day
    • Assisting people with daily needs and helping them achieve personal goals/desires as well as independence in activities of daily living
    • Assisting with information gathering for Personal Outcome Measures, and other assessments
    • Assisting people with maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly home by following safety and infection control procedures
    • Documenting and reporting routine and unusual events in a concise, understandable, and legible manner
    • Assisting people with fiscal management while safeguarding their funds.
    • This may include completing ledgers, reconciling accounts and assisting people with spending.


    What would make you stand out:

    • Previous experience with people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities
    • Work history with applicable, relatable experience
    • CPR / First Aid certifications

    We support the faith choices of the people we serve. As a direct support professional, you may be called upon to support someone you serve by assisting them with praying, reading appropriate religious and devotional materials with them, or companioning with them in worship, Bible study, or other religious events and practices that they find meaningful and enjoy. These are but a few examples of the ways we support the spiritual choices of the people we serve. While it is not required that direct support professionals agree with any of the religious preferences of the people we serve, it is expected that these preferences will be honored and supported. 


    To apply please submit your resume to




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