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Life Skills Trainer - Caregiver

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Overview

As a caregiver, you’ll build relationships and enhance lives by providing care and support to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, physical or behavioral challenges, or traumatic brain injuries. The work you do is meaningful - you can make a real difference in the lives of those we serve to live as independently as possible.

  • Full Time, Part Time, and PRN
  • Days, Weekends, Nights, Overnights
  • Meaningful Work

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Can you be a successful caregiver for The MENTOR Network? If you share these traits, you can help the people you serve experience the true freedom that comes from learning to live independently.

  • Trustworthy
  • Compassionate
  • Communicator
  • Responsible
  • Sensible
  • Patient

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I wanted to make a difference in the world and saw the opportunity as a DSP as a way to make the world a better place. Helping someone else achieve their goals made me feel awesome.

~ Jon Fisher, President, Community Support Services (CSS), started his career as a Direct Support Professional.

Benefits

  • Health/Wellness

  • Paid Time Off

  • Training

  • Career Development

  • Recognition

  • 401k and HSA/FSA

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Job Responsibilities

Job ID 1900087J Description
Life Skills Trainer - Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-VA-VABlacksburg
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

NeuroRestorative is a leading provider of post-acute and subacute rehabilitation services for individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries and other neurological challenges.  We offer a continuum of care and rehabilitation options in community-based settings to individuals of all ages.  Our personalized programs include residential and day treatment as well as specialized services for children and adolescents, Military Service Members and Veterans.  We provide expertise and resources of an organization on the cutting edge of clinical care and rehabilitative programs.



Description
Full-time and Part-time needed.  All shift times available.

Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities; children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities; children and adults with brain injury. As a Life Skills Trainer with NeuroRestorative you’ll be one of those special people.
 
For NeuroRestorative and The MENTOR Network the Life Skills Trainer is one of the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. The people that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization.
 
To that end, the Life Skills Trainer also happens to be one of the best places to start in our company with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization. We in fact have many success stories from people at all levels that started out in the Life Skills Trainer role. 
 
Whether you have previous experience in this capacity or this just sounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue…we want to hear from you!
 
NeuroRestorative is seeking Life Skills Trainers to provide training, assistance and supervision to MENTOR ABI Group participants in the areas of living skills, therapeutic recreation, and other forms of assistance in both residential & community settings.  Assists with medical supervision.   Facilitates working relationships between community employers and MENTOR ABI Group participants.  Cooperate with MENTOR ABI and any state Department of Human Service staff in any inspection or investigation.
 

Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Six months to one year of experience in the human services industry preferred
  • Valid driver’s license from state of residence
  • Must be able to attend a 2-week training course (daytime hours)
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states 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.

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