KETCH

230 S. Ida
Wichita , KS
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Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)

KETCH
Wichita, KS Full time
Posted on November 27, 2017

Rewarding jobs training and supporting people with disabilities - We focus on their abilities!

F/T & P/T career opportunities available!

 

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) get the opportunity to expand their career skills by providing supports to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in day or residential program settings.  DSPs focus on promoting independence by assisting individuals in achieving their goals.

 

Opportunities could include teaching and coaching people on how to: 

-       Become skilled at production/assembly work and develop good work habits

-       Participate in activities, exercise, use etiquette, improve coping skills & self esteem           

-       Maintain living space, personal hygiene, and balance in their home life & weekly schedules

-       Plan and prepare meals, grocery shop, operate household appliances, and budget

-       Prepare for and participate in leisure activities – Special Olympics, dances, parties, etc.   

-       Use community resources, understand their rights, and be safety aware  

This opportunity includes an excellent paid training program including official certifications (the required training/orientation is a two-week, weekday, daytime orientation Monday – Friday, between 8:00-4:30). 

 

Requirements: Successful candidates will have a high school diploma/GED, valid driver's license, good driving record, dependable vehicle and proof of vehicle insurance.  Prior experience related to supporting people with intellectual/developmental disabilities is beneficial, but not required.  Requires good verbal and written communication skills, conflict resolution & problem solving ability, and time management skills.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less.

Shifts and wage range: a variety of shifts available - weekday, evening or weekend shifts

Daytime shifts   Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00  ($9.00/hr)

Weekday evening shifts, 3rd shifts, or part time shifts ($9.50/hr)
- Mon-Thur 3:00p-Midnight

- Tues-Fri Midnight-9a

- Sat Midnight-8a + 8p-8a & Sun 8p-9a

Part time shifts - Sat & Sun 8a-8p or 10a-6p, or weekday evenings - Mon-Fri 4p-9p

Friday, Saturday, Sunday weekend shifts ($10.50/hr)

- Friday 3p-Midnight + Saturday & Sunday 8a-8p

Overnight shifts with sleep time (limited number of positions - $10.50/hr)
-Weekend - Sat 8a-10p + Sun 6a-10p + Mon 6a-8a (shift includes sleep time)
-Weekday - Mon-Fri  3p-10p & Tues-Sat 6a-9a & Sat 6a-8a (shift includes sleep time)

 

Competitive benefits package: Full time positions include health/vision/dental insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday, matching 401(k), and much more. Extensive paid training program and opportunities for continued career development and growth.

 

Apply online at: ketch.org

Apply in person at: 230 S. Ida

Call us at: 316-383-8777

Or you may email your resume to: jobs@ketch.org or simply select "Apply Now"

 

KETCH is an EEO/AAP employer.

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