Inspire Greatness Within Inc Direct Support Professional (DSP) Glenwood, IL · Crete, IL · Robbins, IL · Crete, IL · Part time

Are you passionate about helping individuals with disabilities learn, grow, and gain independence? We have an opening for a Direct Support Professional (DSP) to join our team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, support their clinical teams, and work closely with their families. As a DSP, you will be responsible for showing compassion, providing support to residents, and creating a safe environment. Your main focus will be fostering independence and personal choice by guiding individuals to acquire the necessary skills, such as social behavior and interpersonal competence. By doing so, you will empower individuals to become more self-reliant in their day-to-day lives. If this sounds like a rewarding opportunity, we would love to meet with you.

Description

Responsibilities

  • Assist individuals with disabilities with their daily living activities
  • Administer medication(s) according to guidelines
  • Aid in implementing treatments, training programs, and developmental/behavioral plans
  • Encourage community participation
  • Document all observations and daily progress notes
  • Communicate effectively with team members
  • Assist individuals in performing their cleaning responsibilities
  • Transport and accompany individuals to appointments, outings, and shopping
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by your supervisor

Requirements and skills

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, sit and walk for periods of time
  • Successful clearance of background checks
  • Basic computer skills
  • CPR/First Aid training (Preferred)
  • High school diploma or equivalent


Salary

$17 - $17 per hour