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Direct Support Professional - Norfolk, Wayne, NE

Employer: Integrated Life Choices

Job Description:

Direct Support Professionals (DSP) at ILC provide support to people with developmental disabilities in a variety of different environments. -Day Sites – Day shifts Monday through Friday - Full Time DSPs who work at ILC day sites support individuals with planned activities that encourage community inclusion and habilitation. Whether the activities are group-based or individual-focused, DSPs ensure that the people ILC supports are working towards achieving their hopes and dreams while interacting with members of their local community. These DSPs work as a team to bring ideas to the table and create opportunities for volunteering, exploring local activities, and teaching skills that bring value and fulfillment. Being a DSP at an ILC day site provides an exciting opportunity to get involved with both the person(s) supported and your community. Employee Responsibilities: -Promoting positive social interactions -Supporting individuals, in the community during the day, at their choice of volunteer and habilitation opportunities -Teaching skills to expand a person’s independence -Maintaining a clean and safe environment -Administering medications -Supporting individuals with hygiene -Providing transportation -Encouraging and creating a diverse team experience -Documenting program data at each shift -Residential Homes – Evenings, Overnights, and Weekends - Full Time or Part-Time DSPs who work in ILC residential settings have exciting opportunities to impact the daily life of the people they support at home. This role gives you the chance to create a positive environment with the person(s) supported that involves activities in the home and out in the community during the evenings and weekends. Activities might include planning meals and grocery shopping, completing daily household chores, and other activities that a person supported may choose to do at home. Community activities span from routine responsibilities like appointments to fun things like fishing. The duties of the overnight shifts depend on the needs of the home. Some overnight shifts are set up to allow the employee to sleep for a certain number of hours, getting up only as needed, other arrangements require the employee to stay awake for the entire shift. Employee Responsibilities: -Promoting positive social interactions -Supporting individuals, at home and in the community, in their choice of activities -Teaching skills to expand a person’s independence -Maintaining a clean and safe environment -Administering medications -Supporting individuals with hygiene -Providing transportation -Encouraging and creating a diverse team experience -Documenting program data at each shift

Job Requirements

- Must be at least 19 years of age - Completion of High School Diploma or GED - Possess a valid driver's license and current car insurance - Have a reliable vehicle to transport people during a shift - Pass all background checks - Must have a full range of motion, physical strength, and the ability to achieve and maintain training and certifications - Basic computer usage/ knowledge

Job Details

Job Type: Full Time, Part Time
Number of Openings:
Wage: $14.50/hr+
Hours: 10-40
Job Category: Human Services, Miscellaneous/General Jobs

Contact Information

Cassie Taylor
HR Recruiter
Website: http://www.integratedlifechoices.com
Email: ctaylor@ilc.net
Phone: (531) 272-5128

Application Method(s)

  • Apply Online,
  • Submit Application

Listed Until: July 31, 2022

Students:

If you need assistance with resume writing or interviewing skills, contact Career Services, located in the College Welcome Center, or email Terri Heggemeyer.