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Misericordia Home

Direct Support Professional

  • Location

    Chicago, IL
  • Posted On

    January 30, 2020
  • Job Type

  • Category

  • Experience Level

    Entry Level
  • Education Level

    High School Diploma
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Company description: Misericordia Home offers a continuum of care to over 600 children and adults with mild to profound developmental disabilities, some of whom also have physical disabilities and medical issues. We offer a wide range of programs to help each person live as independently as possible through a spectrum of residential options on its 31-acre Chicago campus and in the community, and with a wide variety of programs.

Job description and Qualifications:

The Misericordia community needs hard working, dependable, compassionate and motivated individuals to give of themselves to help enrich the lives of our residents.

  • This is an entry level position working directly with our residents and no previous experience working in this field is required.
  • DSPs help our residents with tasks throughout the day and provide direct care such as toileting, showering and feeding our residents. DSPs also assist our residents with various recreational activities, programs and goals.
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • We are hiring for full-time and part-time day (7a-3p), evening (3p-11p) and overnight (11p-7a) shifts.
  • 5 weeks of full time paid training is provided and required to become certified as a DSP at Misericordia Home (regardless of previous training).
  • We offer great starting pay, strong benefits and partial tuition reimbursement after 1 year of employment for those who are pursuing higher education.

Salary: $14.50 to $17/hr

How to Apply

To be fully considered for a position please apply directly on our website at,

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.