Description Group Home Service Provider Primary Location: United States-MN-MNBloomington Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Organization:Redwood
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!!
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
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.
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.