Description Direct Support Professional Primary Location: OH-OHAkron-HR/OH Akron NT Stark Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Organization:Redwood
Come join REM Ohio in thevery important work we do supporting individuals with intellectualdisabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities.Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day inthe lives of the people we serve.
As a Direct Support Professional (Caregiver), you'll carry out rewarding work,playing an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization. Basedin community settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such asmeal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.
DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals onoutings in the community or providing transportation to work or otheractivities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans inpartnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those wesupport.
Our DSPs are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission drivenwork we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you have madea difference in someone's life.
Full time and part time staffinterested in flexible hours working one-on-one with individuals to promoteindependence, provide companionship and quality services, and enhance theirquality of life and on-call positions are available.
Whether you have previousexperience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact youwant to make,we want tohear from you! Bring the right attitude, we'll train you forsuccess!
What we require of you:
High school diploma or GED
Must be 18 years of age
Valid driver's license in good standing required for most positions
Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services
Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
What we offer you:
Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company match
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
Job training, career development, and advancement opportunities
Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. PARTNER NAME/BRAND is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~28,000 employees serving ~25,000 consumers in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers in more than 30 states offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as ...their families; and to elders in need of support. Founded in 1980, The Network has made a positive impact in the lives of thousands of children and adults across the country. We create innovative programs and implement systems—from our national continuous quality improvement program to our outcomes measurement tools—that enable us to deliver quality services and supports to the people we serve.