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Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Colorado Springs

Support, Inc. Colorado Springs, CO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Salary: $15 Hour

As a DSP you will help the individual plan for community activities and engage in these activities with the person such as: swimming, hiking, museum tours, etc. DSP’s work closely with the individual’s team to help the individual reach their fullest potential and personal goals. A DSP will assist with developing and implementing recreation and activity based support programs, guide and assist the individual to meet their goals and needs while increasing independence and communicate frequently and timely with all team members and families.

SPECIFIC JOB DETAILS:

  • 10-12 hours a week, with potential of fill in work
  • Working in the SE part of town

We are seeking an outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic person to work with individuals and families in our care. Make a difference in peoples lives by providing much needed companionship and supports, in a flexible and rewarding role. Here is what you can expect in this role:

  • Provide personal care to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Assist individuals with hygiene care, household cleaning, and meal preparation
  • Plan and carry out a variety of recreational activities to enhance social development
  • Accompany client(s) to supermarket, museums, parks, dances, recreation centers, etc.
  • Provide transportation to individuals as needed
  • Assist with medical care, including appointments and administering medications
  • Provide documentation of progress notes and medical records
  • May provide training on life learning skills

To be successful, candidates . . .

. . . should be active and enjoy participating in a variety of community events and activities

. . . should have Basic computer skills

. . . will pass a complete background check

. . . have a reliable vehicle, auto insurance, and valid driver’s license

. . . should be at least 18 years old and have proof of High School Diploma or GED

. . . have some understanding of working with adults with intellectual disabilities

Why Support, Inc.?
In our most recent anonymous employee survey, 100% of respondents said they would recommend Support, Inc. to a friend as a great place to work. We believe it’s our highly supportive and committed culture, that extends to each other and those we serve. Come join our great team!

Full time employees enjoy . . .

  • Rewarding independent work
  • Generous progressive PTO
  • Paid initial and ongoing training, including Relias, Safety Care, CPR/First Aid and QMAP
  • Paid Holidays
  • Quarterly awards and gifts
  • Many Benefit options, including Pet insurance!
  • Flexibility and opportunities for growth
  • Options to work overtime at events or with additional shifts & clients
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Ongoing support
  • And much more!

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Support, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V

We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.

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Support, Inc.

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Colorado Springs, CO
80918 USA

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Personal Care

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