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Certified Developmental Disabilities Aide

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Homer Glen, IL
  • Posted: 1 day ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing healing, justice and wholeness to people and communities. For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of those in need, and we're still a strong, viable presence in the State of Illinois, continuing that commitment to making a difference.

LSSI has a full-time opportunity for a individuals who have a passion for helping people. Join a team of live changers! Our Certified Developmental Disabilities Aide position assists adult residents with developmental disabilities and provide care in all areas of activities of daily living (ADLs) in a residential home setting. Duties include:

  • Assist clients with activities of daily living;
  • Drive and escort residents as required per protocol;
  • Safely complete client transfers per facility protocol;
  • Perform various assigned housekeeping tasks;
  • Implement client individual rehabilitation

If you have the commitment, skills and desire to brighten the lives of individuals in need, we welcome your application!

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Benefit plans
  • Generous Vacation time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403b
  • Training
  • Employee Assistance Program

Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Must attend and complete in-house certification and ongoing training throughout the year.
• Ability to interact with residents, residents' families, and employees in a professional manner.
• Adequate written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to meet extensive physical requirements of the position.
• Valid IL Driver's License

Come be a part of this challenging and rewarding environment!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law.

Key Words: Certified Developmental Disabilities Aide, Social Services, Human Services, DSP, CNA, Direct Support Professional, Certified Nursing Assistant, Aide, Health Care Worker, Residential Setting, DD, Developmental Disability, Integrated Facility, ICF, Nursing, Rehabilitation Services, Services for Disabilities, Long Term Care, Not for Profit, NonProfit, NFP.

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Why Work Here?

Great place to work if you want to make a difference.

About Us Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is one of the largest statewide providers of social services. Our dedicated staff help children, adults, and seniors to transform their lives. We provide services to one of every 300 people in Illinois! Our skilled and diverse workforce has a passion for making a difference—in our clients’ lives and in the social services field. We provide foundational tools and professional development to help staff strengthen the impact of their work and further their careers. LSSI uses a whole person philosophy of care and leads the way in applying innovation and best practices in our programs. Our services include foster care, family intervention, early childhood education, mental health, counseling, addiction treatment, support for people with disabilities, affordable senior housing, home care for older adults, and re-entry programs for formerly incarcerated individuals. Whether you are an experienced professional, a recent college grad, reentering the workforce, or just starting out, consider a career with LSSI. We have over 50 offices across Illinois. Be a part of our team and make a difference! A wide variety of rewarding opportunities await you at LSSI! Join the Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Talent Network today! What is a Talent Network? Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you. Why Join? Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests Share job opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email

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