Direct Support Professional/CNA/Caregiver
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Cheyenne Village, Inc., a local 501(c)(3), the largest and oldest provider of residential services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Colorado Springs is seeking qualified applicants for Direct Support Professional (DSP) positions. As a DSP you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
This position is responsible for assuring the health, safety and welfare of person receiving services. Provides individual supports consistent with each person’s individual needs, preferences and values. Provides assistance and support to individuals receiving services to include implementation of service and support plan. Supports and assists individuals in daily living skills, including personal hygiene, housekeeping, budgeting, and shopping for personal needs, social skills, recreation, and leisure interests. Assures support is available to individuals with disabilities to participate in personal interests, community activities, and resources either provided directly or by friends, family, or other community members. Promotes individual choice in all activities, relationships, and services.
Competitive wages and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision. life, short and long term disability insurances, Employee Assistance Program and 401(k) Safe Harbor plan. Cheyenne Village pays $7,560 annually toward annual benefit premiums for each employee.
HIRING BONUSES - $1,000 after completion of training, approximately 2 weeks. RETENTION BONUS - $250 quarterly.
Cheyenne Village is a qualified Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer. For more information, visit https://studentaid.edu.gov/sa/
Skills / Requirements
Experience in human services or related field required. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and e-mail.
Maintains acceptable criminal background and Department of Motor Vehicle checks. Maintain valid US driver's license.
Must be 18 years of age. Must become CPR, First Aid and QMAP certified. Certifications and training are paid for by Cheyenne Village, Inc.
Pay: $15 to $17.60/hour
Job Status: Full Time,Part Time