DSP -Community Integrated Living Arrangement
Direct Support Professional Job in Rosiclare, IL
We are looking for candidates to fill our full-time, part-time, and call-in Direct Support Person in our Community Integrated Living Arrangement (CILA) program in our Pope and Hardin County locations. CILA helps adults living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities build well-being by providing them with a living arrangement where 8 or fewer unrelated adults live together with 24/7 support and access to individualized habilitation services under the direction of community support team.
What we're looking for
Applicants must be 18 or older
Must be an authorized Direct Support Person within 120 days of hire
Must be able to pass the TABE test; reading at an eighth-grade level/or higher
Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs unassisted. Should be able to lift 195lbs with assistance, either with peer assistance or mechanical (Hoyer lift).
Have skill in the understanding and delivery of habilitation services to adults with developmental disabilities;
Have knowledge of local health and human services resources; have excellent written and oral communication skills and basic computer skills.
What you'll do
Participate and instruct the individuals in the area of laundry, cleaning of residence/offices, cooking, vocational and personal self-care.
Encourage community integration and inclusion by providing meaningful opportunities to work, go shopping, banking, attend church and or participate in other recreational activities.
Monitor, report, take vitals, and document the health status of each individual.
Write, implement, complete response sheets, universal notes, vocational notes, recreational participation records, Behavior Incident Reports, Signs/Symptoms in a timely manner that reflect individual progress or noted issues.
Prepare meals by utilizing major and minor kitchen appliances, following menus, and assisting in feeding individuals who are incapable of self-feeding.
You will enjoy
A flexible schedule
A culture of collaboration
Professional development opportunities
A family-oriented atmosphere
Health wellbeing stipend
100% employer-paid health insurance & life insurance.
Up to 368 hours of paid time off just within your first year of employment! Includes 13 holidays, personal, sick and bereavement leave, vacation and volunteer paid time off.
Additional opportunities for compensation are available above starting salary!
Selection of employees for Arrowleaf shall be performed in such a manner as to ensure equal consideration of all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, marital status, protected veteran status or national origin.
For more information and to apply online visit us at myarrowleaf.org/employment or call our recruiter at 618-658-0719.