JOB SUMMARY:
Provides consistent programming and support for an individual that has been identified as one who benefits from/needs one-on-one supports. Staff person will create individualized programming that integrates the individual’s outcomes, while supporting in a quiet space. Staff person will have experience and knowledge of the individual’s specific triggers and maladaptive behaviors to provide proactive redirection.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency required;
  • Associate’s degree preferred;
  • Three to five years of prior experience working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of crisis management/prevention training;
  • Successful completion of CPR and First Aid courses required;
  • Direct Support Person (DSP) certification or successful completion of DSP training after four months of hire.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Chicago, IL