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Direct Support Professional (Day, Evening, and Split Shifts)

Company: Integrated Life Choices
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Description

As a Direct Supported Professional (DSP) with ILC working in Supported Services, you will be supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at their jobs, in the community, and in their homes. The job coaching component of this position focuses on supporting people in seeking and maintaining competitive employment, while in-home supports can be a variety of day-to-day activities in the home and out in the community.

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Promoting positive social interactions
  • Supporting individuals at their jobs, in the community, or at home
  • Teaching skills to expand a person's independence
  • Maintaining a clean and safe environment
  • Administering medications
  • Supporting individuals with hygiene
  • Providing transportation
  • Documenting program data at each shift

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Desire to work in a team environment, even when supporting someone individually
  • Ability to work independently
  • A level of integrity that motivates doing right thing, even when no one is watching
  • Ability to be flexible and handle change well
  • Understanding of responsibility for the safety of the people supported, their teammates, and themselves
  • Drive to encourage people who are working towards goals, understanding that achieving those goals comes in a series of ups and downs, wins and losses, three steps forward and one step back
  • A good track record of attendance and an understanding of the importance of consistency for the people ILC supports

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

Availability Required:

  • Flexible shifts which can include day, evening, and weekend hours - ILC hires both full-time (30 hours minimum) and part-time supported services DSPs
  • Can include short shifts with a break and then another short shift
  • More open availability is ideal for this position

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Integrated Life Choices, Omaha , Direct Support Professional (Day, Evening, and Split Shifts), Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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