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Direct Support Professional - Longmont, CO

Longmont, Colorado
$17.75 to $18.25 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

New Hiring Rates

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

At ILC, we want to lead in INNOVATION at leveling the playing field - for everyone: no matter who you are, where you're from, or who you love. We SUPPORT and believe that you should be you. Be who you want to be. Be your best self. Be human. We value INTEGRITY and will represent what is right. We will acknowledge the truth. We will always be DEDICATED to being better. We will listen and we will be PROFESSIONAL, but we won't be silent.

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.

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

Ideal candidates will be:

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

Applicants MUST be 19 years of age, have a High School Diploma or GED, posses a valid Driver's License, current car insurance, and be able to pass all background checks.
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  • Job Reference: 705999916-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Integrated Life Choices Inc
  • Location: Longmont, Colorado
  • Salary: $17.75 to $18.25 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent