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Direct Support Professional (Evening, Overnight, and Weekend Shifts) - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

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

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Description

Direct Support Professional (DSP) who work in ILC residential settings have exciting opportunities to impact the daily life of the people they support at home. This role gives you the chance to create a positive environment with the person(s) supported that involve activities in the home and out in the community during the evenings and weekends. Activities might include planning meals and grocery shopping, completing daily household chores, and other activities that a person supported may choose to do at home. Community activities span from routine responsibilities like appointments to fun things like fishing. The duties of the overnight shifts depend on the needs of the home. Some overnight shifts are set up to allow the employee to sleep for a certain number of hours, getting up only as needed, other arrangements require the employee to stay awake for the entire shift.

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Promoting positive social interactions
  • Supporting individuals, at home and in the community, in their choice of activities
  • 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:

  • Flexible shifts which include evening shifts & overnights - ILC hires both full-time (30 hours minimum) and part-time residential DSPs
  • Evening Shifts: 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Overnight shifts: 10:00 pm to 8:00 am
  • Weekends are even more flexible with an additional 8:00 am - 3:00 pm shift available

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hiring Bonus Applies to all Full-Time Employees Hired for Residential Services

Keywords: Integrated Life Choices, Sioux City , Direct Support Professional (Evening, Overnight, and Weekend Shifts) - $2,500 Hiring Bonus, Other , Norfolk, Iowa

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