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Job Title:

Direct Service Professional

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Posted Until:





Frankfort, Crete


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Support individuals with developmental disabilities by providing training and treatment in the areas of self-care, communication, self-direction, independent living, mobility and learning as directed by individual service plan and state and federal regulation. Adhere to and sustain the mission of the organization by providing the highest quality of services in order to enhance each individual’s skill development, health, freedom, and personal dignity.

Essential Job Functions:
• Participate in DSP training program and become a Certified DSP within 60 days of hire by attending all scheduled classes and complete on-the-job training (OJT).
• Support self-advocacy and self-determination of residents by giving them the opportunity to make choices and encouraging empowerment whenever possible within the guidelines of the Individuals Service Plan and Behavior Support Plan (if applicable).
• Bathe, groom and dress individuals by providing assistance and support as indicated in the Individual Service Plan.
• Monitor individual appearance, ensuring that each person is dressed and groomed appropriately.
• Advocate for each individual’s right to privacy by closing doors, shutting curtains/drapes, when appropriate.

Job Requirements:

Required Experience, Education and/or Training:
• Must be 18 years of age, and possess high school diploma or GED.
• Possess valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record per company requirements.
• Successfully complete all necessary background checks.


• Contributory medical and/or dental insurance plan
• Flexible Spending benefit accounts for dependent care or medical reimbursement
• Company paid life insurance ($20,000), plus the opportunity to purchase supplemental life insurance for yourself and dependents
• 401(k) plan with company match (after 1 year of employment)
• Paid holidays including 2 floating holidays each fiscal year (eligibility for floating holidays after 1 year of employment)
• Vacation accrual
• Sick Time (4 days per year after 90 days)
• Short Term Disability (upon six months of employment)

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