Direct Support Professional (DSP) (Lincoln, NE)
Do you have a passion for helping others? Want a job that makes a difference in someone’s life?
Integrated Life Choices (ILC) works with the Department of Health and Human Services to meet the needs of people in the community who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. When it has been determined that someone needs support, the Department of Health and Human Services works alongside one’s guardian to match them with an agency that will be the best fit.
Currently, ILC is seeking a Part-Time and Full-Time (evening, overnight, weekend shifts) Direct Support Professional (DSPs) to work in the Lincoln, NE area. We are looking for individuals to assist in delivering the best supports to people with developmental disabilities, and to help them live independently through every aspect of their daily lives.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Utilize Positive Support Programs to guide daily interactions
Direct daily activities to teach and expand person’s behavior and skill development necessary for independence
Support individuals in scheduling and attending medical or other appointments
Maintain a clean and safe living environment which requires supporting individuals with housecleaning
Support people in all aspects of life including grocery shopping, meal preparation, recreational and leisure activities
Support with all aspects of personal hygiene
Monitor medical records and support administration as directed
Provide transportation as needed
Participate/contribute in meetings related to individual and company services/interests, etc. (Staff meetings as scheduled)
Other tasks as assigned by the manager or the company
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Dedicated professionals looking to make an impact on others
Innovative problem solvers who will create unique opportunities for the people ILC supports
Compassionate individuals who want to encourage living fulfilling lives and self-advocacy
Ethical, honest, and act with integrity at all times
Professional when supporting others; treating them with dignity and respect
Committed to providing THE BEST person-centered supports to meet people’s needs throughout their lives
WHY ILC? WE OFFER
Rewarding career helping others
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 full range of motion, physical strength and the ability to achieve and maintain training and certifications
Basic computer usage/ knowledge
To apply visit: www.ilc.net/careers
ILC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
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