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Here at REM Hennepin we are looking for new individuals to join our outstanding teams withing our various community based group homes!!
You will have the chance to meet some incredible individuals and work with them on a daily basis to help them achieve their goals and dreams! We are wanting compassionate individuals who are ready for the fast-paced and rewarding opportunity we have to offer!! We have fulltime and part time opportunities throughout Hennepin county, including Bloomington, Crystal, Minneapolis, Richfield, Brooklyn Center, New Hope, Minnetonka, and MANY more!!
No other place will give you such hands-on experience working in the disabilities field while also helping you to grow as a professional and individual. Check us out on our Facebook and Twitter pages to learn more about just how incredible we are here at REM Hennepin!! Please review the formal description below as well for more insight into the key responsibitilites of this role!!Description
By joining our team as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), you will work with individuals and their treatment teams to restore and retain basic mental health functioning, independent living and community skills. Our goal is to help individuals assess and modify their program behaviors. Alternatives to the behavior are identified with the assistance of the individuals and their teams. Behavior modification programming is then developed as part of the individual treatment plans. Additional responsibilities may be providing assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication administration; and personal cares. DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in their community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.
- High school diploma or GED
- Must be 18 years of age
- Valid driver's license in good standing
- Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
- Previous experience is not necessary
REM Hennepin offers a comprehensive benefits package:
- Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO
We also support the non-traditional benefits of:
- Offering flexible and consistent hours
- Opportunities for advancement ; one of the largest national networks of human service providers
- Short commutes with access to bus lines
- Training structure and support
- Jumpstarting career in psychology, counseling or simply the mental health field
- Enriching lives
About REM Hennepin, a partner of The MENTOR Network:
REM Hennepin, a part of REM Minnesota, offers home and community-based services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as autism spectrum disorders, mental health challenges, physical disabilities with complex medical needs and brain injury. With program locations throughout the Hennepin area, REM Hennepin offers a range of residential services with supports tailored to the needs of each individual as well as hourly support and respite services designed to allow each individual to be as independent as possible.
Our organization is driven by the power or relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.