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Direct Support Professional (Day Shift) - Wheat Ridge, CO

Location
Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Salary
$17.75 to $18.25 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022
Description:

New Hiring Rates

Full-Time/Part-Time Days: $17.75
Full-Time/Part-Time Supported Services: $18.25

Direct Support Professionals (DSP) 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. This is for the day center at North Academy Blvd.

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

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 the 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:

DSPs at our day sites are required to have weekday availability to be scheduled for up to 40 hours a week. Hours can fall Monday through Thursday between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm

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Details

  • Job Reference: 705999551-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Integrated Life Choices Inc
  • Location: Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • Salary: $17.75 to $18.25 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent