Description Direct Support Specialist - Caregiver Primary Location: United States-PA-PABelle Vernon Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Organization:Redwood
Come join Pennsylvania MENTOR in the very important work wedo supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury andemotional, behavioral or medical complexities. Our team is fun, creative, anddedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.
As a Care Provider (Direct Support Professional/DSP), you'll carry outrewarding work, playing an integral and crucial role in the success of ourorganization. Based in community settings, Care Providers provide assistancewith daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, andmedication administration. OurCaregivers may also facilitate community involvement by accompanyingindividuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work orother activities. You will also partner with the clinical staff to support the therapeuticand behavioral plans in place to enhance the quality of life for those wesupport.
Our DSP/Care Providers are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful missiondriven work we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know youhave made a difference in someone's life.
Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just soundslike the type of impact you want to make, we want to hear from you! Bring the right attitude, we'll train you for success!
We currently have full time and part time positions available. Evenings andWeekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, orfamily commitments. /MonValley/Centerville/Donora
What we require of you:
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
Valid driver's license in goodstanding
Successful clearance of backgroundchecks
What we offer you:
Flexible, consistent schedules. Fulland Part time schedules available
Arewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Achance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
Competitivepay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
Paidtraining; Holiday pay
Career development, and advancement opportunities throughoutthe nation-wide Network
Access to employee discounts withvarious vendors
Adynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
Founded in 1989, PennsylvaniaMENTOR provides an array of home and community-based services for peoplewith intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through flexible,person-centered services including residential and day programs, employmentservices, behavior management and other supports, Pennsylvania MENTOR empowersindividuals to grow and succeed in the communities they call home.
We have a great work environment and you'll be surroundedwith a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Pennsylvania MENTOR isa partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human servicesproviders offering quality, community-based services. With ~30,000 employeesserving ~26,000 consumers in 35 states, you'll have career opportunities fromcoast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a differenceevery day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individualsacross the country.
Come join our team of dedicated andcaring professionals. ApplyToday!
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.