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Direct Support Professional

Individual Advocacy Group

This is a Part-time position in Joliet, IL posted July 26, 2021.

*Duties: * * Client: Trains/coaches/assists individual in personal hygiene and ADL skills, bathing, toileting, shaving, etc., using instructional methods according to individual needs and goals in order to obtain further development in independent functioning.* Trains/coaches/assists individual in eating meals or meal preparation and clean-up including swallowing, chewing, use of utensils, meal preparation, etc., using instructional methods according to individual needs and goals in order to obtain and maintain further development in independent functioning.* Trains/coaches/assists individual in dressing skills including putting on or taking off clothing, manipulating fasteners, identifying types of clothing, personal possessions of clothes, etc., using instructional methods according to individual needs and goals in order to obtain further development in independent functioning.* Trains/coaches/assists individual in communication skills including eye contact, tracking speaker or object, language development, use of argumentative communication devices, etc., using instructional methods according to individual needs and goals in order to obtain further development in independent functioning.* Trains/coaches/assists individual in mobility skills including development of walking, use of wheelchairs, walkers, canes or other equipment supporting mobility using instructional methods according to individual needs and goals in order to obtain further development in independent functioning.* Trains/coaches/assists individual in appropriate interpersonal interactions and social situations including eye contact, proper holding and touching, facial responses to others, playing meeting others, etc., using instructional methods according to individual needs and goals in order to obtain normalized individual development and normalized socialization.* Implement activities, situational experiences or leisure time for individuals using necessary equipment, vehicles, events or sites in accordance with daily routine, written schedule or QMRP’s instructions according to individual interests, needs and goals in order to obtain normalized development, normalized socialization, and for fun.* Accompanies individuals on medical appointments, field trips, appointments or events away from home site using necessary vehicles or public transportation in accordance to individual needs, goals, and planned events or in emergencies following instructions from QMRP, Nurse or Supervisory personnel to maintain health, safety and welfare.* Organizational: Discusses individual’s response to IPP implementation, significant events or individual’s participation in everyday activities with QMRP, IDT staff or supervisory staff in accordance with prescribed procedures in order to accomplish organizational related to agency requirements and state or federal guidelines.* Collects specific information from individual’s relations, co-workers who have contact with the child, and monitors individual’s records, etc.

in order to accomplish organizational objectives related to agency requirements and state or federal guidelines.* Establishes lesson plans for training areas assigned and files/updates records in individual’s charts in order to accomplish organizational objectives related to agency requirements and state or federal guidelines.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: From $13.00 per hour Schedule:* 8 hour shift* Holidays* Night shift* Overtime* Weekends Education:* High school or equivalent (Required) License/Certification:* Driver’s License (Required)* CPR Certification (Preferred) Work Location:* One location Hours per week:* 30-39 Benefit Conditions:* Waiting period may apply* Only full-time employees eligible Work Remotely:* No COVID-19 Precaution(s):* Remote interview process* Personal protective equipment provided or required* Temperature screenings* Social distancing guidelines in place* Virtual meetings* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place