Provide supportive assistance, personal care & training to consumers in their daily living, social, recreational and community activities, in accordance with the goals & requirements prescribed in each consumers I.S.P. and in a manner that facilitates cross-team collaboration, cooperation and service integration across work unit, department and organizational boundaries.
As a Direct Support Professional (DSP): Provide support & comfort to people with developmental and other disabilities, assisting them to lead self-directed lives, achieve their personal goals and contribute to their community; and encourage attitudes and behaviors that enhance inclusion in their communities.
High School diploma/G.E.D. Six months successful work/volunteer experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Valid Illinois Driver's License. Certificate of Proof of auto insurance and maintenance of such at minimum amount of coverage required by law. Possess or acquire within new hire training cycle First Aid and C,P.R. certification, updating as required by licensing agency.
Variable schedule requiring scheduling availability appropriate to changing support needs of persons served, providing coverage within a cluster of program sites.
STARTING RATE: $18
Additional compensation for Experience & Education:
- 2-3 Years fulltime related + $0.25
- 4+ Years fulltime related + $0.50
- Associates or 48+ college credit hours + $0.25
- Bachelors Degree + $0.50