From clinicians to program managers to direct care staff, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team provides survivors of brain injury with structured support and compassionate care. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers — NeuroRestorative'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.
Life Skills TrainerApply Now Job ID 1700072C
Life Skills Trainer
Primary Location: VA-VABlacksburg-1510 /1512 Seneca Dr
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
Come join NeuroRestorative in the very important work we do providing Supported Living programs and community-based services for adults with brain injury and other neurological challenges.
As a Caregiver/Life Skills Trainer (LST), you'll carry out rewarding work, playing a crucial role in the success of our organization. LSTs provide training, assistance and supervision to clients in the areas of living skills, therapeutic recreation, and other forms of assistance in both residential and community settings. Assist with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.
LSTs also facilitate the working relationships between employers and clients, and support community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings, or providing transportation to work or other activities. LSTs work closely with our clinical staff to support the therapeutic and behavioral plans in place.
Our Life Skills Trainers are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone’s life.
Full time, part time and on-call positions are available. We have openings for employees available for evening, overnight, and weekend shifts.
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! Bring the right attitude, we’ll train you for success!
What we require of you:
High school diploma or GED
Must be minimum of 18 years of age
A caring attitude with a dedication to assisting others
Successful clearance of background checks, drug screen, motor vehicle report
Valid driver’s license in good standing required for most positions
What we offer you:
Full, Part time, and As Needed, schedules available
A rewarding work environment with fantastic co-workers
Paid training. Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week, including Holiday pay
Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
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
We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. NeuroRestorative is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~30,000 employees serving ~25,000 consumers 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.
Each of our programs is designed around the needs of the people we serve, and delivered in the communities they call home. We provide the right balance of service and support – combining personal choice, flexibility and community integration with professional oversight, family involvement and stability.
The LST role is a great place to start your career with The Network - we have many success stories from people at all levels that started out in the Caregiver role.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!