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IFS Direct Support Professsional
Description

Discover. Self. Community.

Make a difference with DSC!

Founded in 1972, DSC provides educational, professional, residential and behavioral support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Champaign and Ford counties. We have an excellent work environment where you will be part of a team that is positive, caring and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the people to whom we provide services. If you are seeking a rewarding and fulfilling job, we are currently hiring for the position of Direct Support Professional (DSP) for the Individual and Family Support (IFS) Program.
 

         RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As a DSP in the IFS program at DSC, you will support people variety of settings with an emphasis on community opportunities. In this role you will provide social, recreational, independent living and vocational skills training at home, on-site, and in the community for adults and children diagnosed with developmental disabilities. Each day, you will be engaged in a variety of rewarding work where you will play an integral role in the success of the company and our mission to support people to live a rich and meaningful life.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience and/or education in vocational/rehabilitation training, special education, therapeutic recreation or psychology preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and to organize and document accurately.
  • Reliable transportation with adequate insurance to cover transport of individuals served.
  • Must have sufficient physical stamina and mobility to push, pull, and lift.

     HOURS:

  • Full-time. Schedule based on individual/family needs. Primarily daytime and early evening hours.

 

      WE OFFER YOU:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical and dental coverage (starts first day of employment)
  • Health reimbursement account (HRA) and flex spending account (FSA)
  • Life and disability insurance (starts first day of employment)
  • Voluntary vision coverage
  • Voluntary legal insurance and identity theft protection
  • 401(k) retirement plan with immediate participation and a percentage employer match after 1 year
  • Employee referral program (up to $400 per referral)
  • 21 days of paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays and 6 days of paid reserve sick leave per year
  • Family-oriented work environment, casual dress, and employee events
  • Employee assistance program

 

APPLY:

  • In person at DSC to complete an electronic application, DSC is located at 1304 W. Bradley Avenue in Champaign, IL 61821. Or fill out an application online at https://www.dsc-illinois.org/about_us/employment_opportunities.html. EOE
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