Mental Health WorkerPrimary Location:
Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)Organization:
RedwoodEverybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here!
Our Direct Care team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support adults with serious mental illness. Description
The Direct Support Professional position supports individuals we serve inresidential settings. We seek a compassionate person to successfully assist,support, and teach the skills necessary to enable residents with mental illness to achievetheir activities of daily living in a 24 hour living situation, includingmeal preparation and planning, and medication administration assistance. You may also have an opportunity to support therapeutic and behavioral plans inpartnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those wesupport by conducting a minimum of one individual counseling session and onegroup counseling session per week. You will also facilitate communityinvolvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community orproviding transportation to work or other activities.
Are you looking for a meaningful change in your worklife? Bring your creative ideas and your passion for success; we'll trainyou on the rest.
If you have a passion for those we serve living with a mental illness... we want to hearfrom you!Qualifications:
What we require of you:
- Valid driver's license in good standing and car registration with vehicle insurance (not required for OVN positions)
- Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
- Six months of professional experience working with individuals living with a mental health diagnosis or willingness to learn how to successfully support the individuals we provide services to
- Professional experience, education or acknowledgement of the criminal justice system
- Willingness to support individuals in an environment that promotes dignity and respect
- Willingness to attend the required team meetings and trainings needed for success
Flexible, consistent schedules. Fulland Part time schedules available
Arewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Competitivepay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
Paidtraining; Holiday pay
Family-orientedenvironment, casual dress, employee events
Achance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
Career development and advancement opportunities
Access to employee discounts withvarious vendors
Adynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
Bring the right attitude; we'll train you forsuccess!
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded bya strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. REM Hennepin is a partner of The MENTOR Network. The MENTOR Network is a national network oflocal human service providers offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 26,000 consumers in 35 states,you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTORNetwork, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of lifeenhancing services to individuals across the country.
Come join our team of dedicated and caringprofessionals. Apply Today!