From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive in the communities they call home. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—REM’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years
Direct Support ProfessionalApply Now Job ID 170005MD
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNApple Valley
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
LOOKING FOR A FLEXIBLE JOB OPPORTUNITY THAT WILL ACCOMMODATE YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE?
We have Part-time, Overnights (Asleep or Awake), as well as every other weekend shifts.
REM Minnesota is a great place to gain experience in: Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or Mental Health. If you are looking for CNA, DSP, or PCA experience, this is the job for you!
Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make… we want to hear from you! Join our team as a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional today! We have openings in Lakeville, Burnsville, Shakopee, Prior Lake, Eagan, South St Paul, and Rosemount.
Bring the right attitude; we’ll train you for success!
REM Minnesota offers:
Flexible, consistent schedules. Full and Part time schedules available
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
Paid training; Holiday pay
Career development, and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
Access to employee discounts with various vendors
A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
By joining the REM Minnesota team as a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional (DSP), you will work with individuals with a range of challenges including intellectual and developmental disabilities, severe and persistent mental health, children's behavioral health and individuals with medically complex challenges. You will work to restore and retain basic health functioning, independent living and community skills.
We offer residential services with supports tailored to the needs of each individual, including 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 encourage individuals to be as independent as possible and enhance the quality of life for those we support.
Must be 18 years of age
Valid driver’s license in good standing
Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
REM Minnesota 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 people in 35 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!