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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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Success Profile

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 19000THL Description
Autism Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNBloomington
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)



Description

REM Hennepin believes that all adults deserve the chance to live as independently as possible in the communities that they call home.  We recognize that each person with autism or other autism spectrum disorders have unique needs and abilities and our continuum of supports for adults can be customized for individuals with autism.  We focus our services on helping each adult become increasingly independent and active in their community.  We partner with the individual, their family and other members of their support team to get to know them and design services around activities and goals that are important to them.

 

Individualized supports for adults with autism may include:

  • Facilitating social skills groups
  • Strengthening communication skills
  • Strengthening social skills
  • Conducting sensory therapies
  • Assisting with specialized/modified diet needs
  • Transporting to medical appointments
  • Preparing meals
  • Assisting with medication administration
  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
We Offer: 
  • Paid Training
  • Flexible Consistent Schedules
  • Family-orientated environment, casual dress and employee events
  • Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision) along with PTO and Holiday Pay for Full-time employees
  • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
  • Career development and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
  • Access to employee discounts with various vendors
  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
  • A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis

Qualifications:

Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks 
  • Compassionate approach
  • Reliable, responsible attitude 
REM Hennepin 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 ~30,000 people in 36 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!
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