Do you thrive in an environment dedicated to nurturing and caring? Do you want to be of service to those who need encouragement? Can you support others in their pursuit of independence and self-confidence? This is the job for you! We hope you will consider a career opportunity within our organization and become a part of our ever-growing Cedar Lake family. Cedar Lake is the region’s largest private, non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We focus on two main objectives: to offer compassionate, capable care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to create meaningful interactions between the people we support and those in the community without disabilities. We strive to hire qualified staff that have a professional skill set with the heart of a servant - delivering care with compassion.
We are looking for people interested in providing service and support to the individuals living in our residential communities by coaching and assisting them with :
•Voicing concerns & issues
•Transportation to & supervision at doctor appointments
•Development of individual goals
•Social & judgement questions
•Health & safety issues.
Cedar Lake operates in Jefferson, Oldham and Henry counties, has 38 properties, and supports 260 people with a staff of 460. An array of residential options and support services are offered from 24/7 support for the most medically fragile, to intermittent support for those who live independently.
The Direct Support Professional is responsible for the care, training, safety and supervision of individuals living in our residences. This job reports to the Assistant Director of Residential Options (ADRO). Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.
Candidate must be at least 21 years of age. Valid KY/IN Driver’s License, or ability to obtain upon hire + 3 years driving experience. Screening requirements for this position include: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, CAN, KBN, Sex Offender registry check.
Set Hours — 3 days a week 7pm to 7am and every other weekend.
Starting pay $14.00 hour
Our benefits include: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K, Engagement Bonus, Access to paycheck.
High School Diploma
Go to www.cedarlake.org. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.