Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Direct Support Professional (DSP) 150 150 JAPetersen
St. Coletta of Wisconsin
November 15, 2021
Palatine, Arlington Heights, Roselle and Elgin (Main office is in Rolling Meadows)
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Jean Petersen


Direct Support Professional (DSP)/Caregiver/CNA

St. Coletta of Wisconsin, a leader in providing residential, vocational, and educational services to adults with developmental disabilities, has an excellent employment opportunity for Direct Support Professionals in our Rolling Meadows, IL area group homes. Our goal is to ensure the people we serve achieve their highest quality of life and personal growth.

We are seeking DSPs/Caregivers/CNAs who will help sustain this mission and aid in our continuous efforts to be recognized as an outstanding organization. Wages Competitive starting pay of $14.25 - $16.25/hr depending on experience and education! Starting at $15.25/hr for active IL CNA license or related college degree.

As a DSP in our Rolling Meadows area program, you will plan and teach recreational activities as well as activities of daily living, provide personal cares, and support community integration for adults with developmental disabilities. You will perform other duties such as transporting clients, completing and maintaining accurate reports, and maintaining a clean and safe environment. As a DSP, your ability to make sound decisions while handling challenging situations will be critical to your success.

Don’t have any DSP, Caregiver, or CILA related experience? We provide all the classroom and on the job training needed for the right candidate! You will receive all the PAID classroom (40hours) and on the job training (80 hours) you need to be successful in this position.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid regular Illinois driver's license with a responsible driving record
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A desire to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and other challenges in their personal growth

Why Join St. Coletta? Our benefits include (based on status): Competitive wages, Internal growth opportunities at the DSP and management levels, Fixed schedules so you can plan your life with consistency, Generous PTO (up to 3 weeks your first year), Eight paid holidays, Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance plans, 401(k) with employer match, Company paid short-term & long-term disability and life insurance, Tuition reimbursement programs, Employee referral bonuses.  If you are seeking employment that is secure, offers growth opportunities, and provides a rewarding job experience, apply today!

Locations: Palatine, Arlington Heights, Elgin, and Roselle

St. Coletta is an EEO/AA and Substance/Tobacco Free Employer.

How To Apply

To apply, please log onto our webpage at  Click on our career tab, current openings and scroll down and choose the DSP position in Rolling Meadows.