Direct Support Professional

at Little City Foundation in Inverness, Illinois, United States

Job Description

TOUCH A LIFE AND YOUR LIFE WILL BE TOUCHED! FULL TIME POSITION WITH BENEFITS! Little City is seeking highly motivated and mission-centered individuals for the position of Direct Support Professionals (DSP/Caregiver/CNA). We currently have a variety of shifts (full-time and part-time).  Shift Differentials  - Job Summary: • Provides direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. • Performs personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, toileting, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. • Fosters positive relationships between caretakers and individuals served. • Ensures client safety and maintaining a safe environment. • Reminds and assists clients with medications • Encourages self-help activities. • Reports changes in client's condition or family situation to supervisors. • Documents services provided. • Performs home management functions, such as, housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning. • Plans meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up. • Accompanies clients to scheduled appointments and transports clients or running errands for clients. Please note that this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Don't have any DSP, Caregiver, or residential related care experience? No problem. We provide all the classroom and on the job training! You will receive all the PAID classroom (40 hours) and on the job training (80 hours) you need to be successful in this position. Qualifications: 21 years of age or older | High School Diploma or equivalent | Valid regular Illinois driver's license with a responsible driving record and proof of vehicle insurance | Ability to maintain confidentiality. Strong interpersonal and communication skills | A desire and passion to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and other challenges in their personal growth | Ability to work in a group home, home-like settings. If you are seeking employment that is secure and provides a rewarding job experience, apply today! Locations: Palatine, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Streamwood, and Roselle. Apply On-Line : OR Send you Resume to Little City is an EEO/AA and Substance/Tobacco Free Employer

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Job Posting: 11950316

Posted On: Jun 04, 2024

Updated On: Jul 04, 2024

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