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Direct Support Professional - Longmont, Co

Company: Integrated Life Choices Inc
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description:*New Hiring Rates*Full-Time/Part-Time Days: $17.75Full-Time/Part-Time Supported Services: $18.25At 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 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:Ideal candidates will be:Dedicated professionals looking to make an impact on othersInnovative problem solvers who will create unique opportunities for the people ILC supportsCompassionate individuals who want to encourage living fulfilling lives and self-advocacyEthical, honest, and act with integrity at all timesProfessional when supporting others; treating them with dignity and respectCommitted to providing THE BEST person-centered supports to meet people's needs throughout their livesApplicants MUST have a High School Diploma or GED, posses a valid Driver's License, current car insurance, and be able to pass all background checks.

Keywords: Integrated Life Choices Inc, Boulder , Direct Support Professional - Longmont, Co, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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