Description Direct Support Staff Primary Location: United States-IA-IAMount Vernon Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Organization:Redwood
Come join REM Iowa in the veryimportant work we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities,brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. Our team isfun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives ofthe people we serve.
As a Direct Support Staff (Direct Support Professional/DSP), you'll carry out rewardingwork, 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 accompanyingindividuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work orother activities. 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 reflection of the wonderful mission driven workwe do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you have made adifference 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!
Full time, part time and on-call positions are available. Evenings and Weekendshifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or familycommitments. Some overnight positionseven allow you to sleep.
What we require of you:
Mustbe minimum of 18 years of age
Validdriver's license in good standing required for most positions
Successfulclearance of background checks
What we offer you:
Full and Part time positionsavailable with a variety of schedules
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 throughout the nation-wide Network
Access to employee discounts with various vendors
Adynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
We have a great work environment and you'llbe surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders andcolleagues. REM Iowa is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network oflocal human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With~30,000 employees serving ~26,000 consumers in 35 states, you'll have careeropportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'llmake a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancingservices to individuals across the country.
Come join our team ofdedicated and caring 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.