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PART TIME / WEEKEND Individual Supports Provider / Direct Support Professional (DSP) Residential

Company: JVS Chicago
Location: skokie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, facing challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need.

JCFS is looking for talented and engaging individuals to provide supports to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in their home and community. A part time/weekend position is available in Rogers Park, Skokie or Wilmette.

Requirements:

* 21 years of age * Technological skills * Must be able to pass the Test of Adult Basic Education * High School Diploma or GED equivalent * Experience in the Human Services Field * Must be able to work weekends

Preferred:

* Sign Language knowledge preferred * A valid Illinois Driver's license and a clean driving record * Familiarity with Judaism and Jewish Orthodox community preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Facilitate supports focusing on personal outcomes and independence * Support individuals in identifying community resources * Facilitate social experiences * Promote health and safety * Oversee medication administration * Facilitate medical appointments * Facilitate budgeting, shopping and cooking * Promote a well maintained home * Facilitate transportation (agency vehicle or public transportation) * Respond to crisis effectively * Collaborate with service providers, community members and families * Complete and maintain DSP required trainings and certificates * Complete required documentation in a timely manner * Attend and contribute to team meetings

Benefits: 30+ hours a week positions are eligible for an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, Paid sick and vacation time, Agency holidays, Pension, 403(b), Flexible Spending Plans, and Life Insurance.

Please visit us at http://www.jcfs.org

JCFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. JCFS provides a reasonable accommodation to those who need assistance in completing this application

Keywords: JVS Chicago, Skokie , PART TIME / WEEKEND Individual Supports Provider / Direct Support Professional (DSP) Residential, Other , skokie, Illinois

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