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Direct Support Professional/CNA

$1000 Sign on Bonus

Direct Support Professional/CNA

The Association for Individual Development (AID) has been serving people with disabilities since 1961. We are a nonprofit organization providing direct client care services for people with developmental, intellectual, and behavioral health needs. Our Direct Support Professional - 24 Hour Coverage positions work directly with clients in group homes.

AID is always on the lookout for the best talent, and we offer a variety of aide positions, schedules, and opportunities for career advancement. Positions require a high school diploma or equivalent, and we provide paid training opportunities to help further your career.

What will we offer?

  • Holiday pay
  • Paid time off
  • Full-time or part-time schedules
  • Paid training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance plan
  • Employer-paid short-term & long-term disability plan
  • Retirement plan
  • Employer-paid critical illness plan

What will you be doing?

  • Helping to plan goals for clients with the help of a case manager
  • Making daily reports of service for clients
  • Assuring client rights, dignity, and privacy
  • Keeping a clean and safe space for clients
  • Following policies to make sure quality care is given
  • Assisting with or preparing meals
  • Assisting clients with self-help skills
  • Taking clients on community outings
  • Assisting clients with medication

What will you offer?

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • A valid Illinois driver’s license and car insurance
  • Previous experience working with people with disabilities (preferred)
  • For some DSP positions, a combination of education and experience is required

What are the other requirements?

  • Use of stairs
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Keeping up on training and certificates, as required
  • The use of your personal vehicle or agency vehicles to transport clients
  • Completion of DHS-approved DSP training, if not already obtained (provided by AID)

If we seem like a good fit, join our growing team of kind, hardworking, and caring people! Start your path toward a great career that you can be proud of. Just click the apply button to start your path to a meaningful career!


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