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Direct Support Person (DSP)

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Palos Park, Orland Park, Mokena, Harvey, Lockport, Justice, Homer Glen, Hickory Hills, Frankfort, Country Club Hills


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

St. Coletta's of Illinois has twenty-two Community Integrated Living Arrangements (CILA) and one Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) for individuals with developmental disabilities. Each home is supervised and staffed with qualified Direct Service Professionals to assist residents with cooking, cleaning, personal needs, and home maintenance. The Residential Program allows for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live independently while still receiving support twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

We are seeking Direct Support Professional's (DSP) who will care for individuals with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. The ideal candidate will be compassionate and caring individuals that is looking to make a difference in the life of people with special needs. We have 3rd shifts available working Saturday - Tuesday or Wednesday - Saturday.

Responsibilities include:

Ensure safety, supervision and well-being of all consumers in care.
Maintain patient records of progress and any issues.
Support the individuals with task such as cleaning, showering and toileting to become more independent.
Responsible for the appearance of consumers and ensures that all consumers are dressed and groomed appropriately.
Prepare and/or assist consumers in meal preparation following approved menus.
Administering daily medication.
Provide consumer transportation in Agency vehicle.
Treat consumers with dignity and respect in all aspects of care providing.
Participate in required monthly staff meetings.

Job Requirements:

Physical effort will involve sitting, standing, walking, operating a vehicle, lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, bending and stretching.
Must be compassionate, patient, and encouraging support professional at all times.
Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license, a high school diploma or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.
Valid Driver’s License.
In-house training available to be DSP certified.


We offer the following benefits: health, dental, life, LTD, 403b retirement plan, paid vacation, personal days, sick days and 10 paid Holidays. Also, all employees working more than 20 hours per week receive free long-term disability and free life insurance 2.5x your annual salary.

Company Information

Founded in 1949 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Coletta’s provides a lifelong continuum of care beginning in early childhood. Our residential, educational and vocational training programs provide services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities that enhance their independence and well-being. We serve participants without regard to race, religion or economic background.

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