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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Company: PACTT Learning Center
Location: Elmwood Park
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Attention Direct Support Professionals!$17.00 per hour. $250.00 sign-on bonus after 30 days of employment, and $500.00 after 6 months. Various shifts available.PACTT Learning Center is seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who will provide assistance to children and adults with autism in a community residential setting in Elmwood Park, IL. DSPs at PACTT provide valuable and vital services to the participants we serve.About PACTT: At PACTT, our mission is to assist individuals with autism in becoming as independent as possible with the ability to integrate effectively into their homes and community.Mandatory Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma from an accredited educational institution or GED.
  • Ability to pass state mandated background checks.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have valid driver's license and pass MVR check.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.Essential Functions:
    • Provide a supportive and nurturing environment for residents in their home and community.
    • Implement specialized programs in areas of communication, socialization and behavior management.
    • Assist with and teach independent living skills.
    • Assist with activities of daily living and personal self-care such as toileting, eating, grooming, bathing and dressing.
    • Accompany participants to various community activities.
    • Maintains cleanliness of homes and ensures a healthy living environment for participants.Full-time employees at PACTT are eligible for full benefits after their probationary period ends. Benefits include vacation/sick time, affordable health and dental insurance, and a free life insurance policy.COVID-19 Considerations: PACTT adheres to all required COVID-19 safety protocols and requires staff members to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to participate in regular COVID-19 testing.PACTT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.Job Type: Full-timePay: $17.00 per hourBenefits:
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Retirement plan
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • Holidays
        • Monday to Friday
        • Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:
          • Signing bonusWork Location:
            • One locationWork Remotely:
              • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: PACTT Learning Center, Cicero , Direct Support Professional (DSP), Other , Elmwood Park, Illinois

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