Challenge Unlimited Direct Support Person in Alton, Illinois

Job Duties:

  • Train, supervise and assist Residents on completing Activity of Daily Living (ADL) skills. Assist Residents by completing cleaning, laundry, cooking, and administering proper dose and timing of medications to Residents.

  • Assist Residents with bathing, hygiene and toileting when a Resident is not capable of completing independently. Perform tasks necessary to maintain a safe living and working environment (i.e. cleaning, shoveling walks, etc.)

  • Provide active treatment services as outlined in each Resident’s plan (IHP/ISP/ITP), and as assigned by the Residential Site Manager (RSM).

  • Ensure adherence to daily activity schedules.

  • Daily document services provided, progress, behaviors and incidents in the Resident files. Comply with MRO billing procedures as indicated in Resident’s ITP.

  • Communicate individual Resident concerns and needs to the RSM. Participate in

  • IHP/ISP/ITP staffing and IDT meetings as requested by the RSM. Communicate safety concerns to RSM.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Experience with people with developmental disabilities (DD) or mental illness (MI) is helpful, but not required.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age to complete MRO documents in CILA homes.

  • CPR, 1st Aid, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and DSP training provided by the company must be successfully completed within the first 4 months and annually thereafter to be certified and maintain position.

Pre-Employment Test:

  • Must pass state required TABE literacy assessment prior to employment.

  • Must pass functional capacity assessment.

Department: Residential Options

Location: Alton, IL

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Position Hours: Midnights