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

Company: Integrated Life Choices Inc
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Description:*New Hiring Rates*Full-Time/Part-Time Days: $17.75Full-Time/Part-Time Supported Services: $18.25Direct 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 interactionsSupporting individuals, in the community during the day, at their choice of volunteer and habilitation opportunitiesTeaching skills to expand a person's independenceMaintaining a clean and safe environmentAdministering medicationsSupporting individuals with hygieneProviding transportationEncouraging and creating a diverse team experienceDocumenting program data at each shiftThe Ideal Candidate:Desire to work in a team environment, even when supporting someone individuallyAbility to work independentlyA level of integrity that motivates doing the right thing, even when no one is watchingAbility to be flexible and handle change wellUnderstanding of responsibility for the safety of the people supported, their teammates, and themselvesDrive 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 backA good track record of attendance and an understanding of the importance of consistency for the people ILC supportsRequirements:Completion of High School Diploma or GEDPossess a valid driver's license and current car insuranceHave a reliable vehicle to transport people during a shiftPass all background checksMust have a full range of motion, physical strength, and the ability to achieve and maintain training and certificationsBasic computer usage/ knowledgeAvailability 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 pmEqual Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Integrated Life Choices Inc, Colorado Springs , Direct Support Professional (Day Shift) - Wheat Ridge, Co, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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