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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 19000S8S Description
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: United States-WV-WVBridgeport
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

New Pay Rate starting 6/24/2018

Are you interested in working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and are you looking for a meaningful change in your work life?  Bring your creative ideas and your passion for success; we’ll train you on the rest.

Description

Do you thrive off of making a difference in other people’s lives?  Do you enjoy helping others and making the world a better place for people with disabilities? Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.


As a Care Provider, you'll work with individuals needing your help in their own homes and provide assistance with meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.  You will also be working with individuals outside of their homes by helping them get to work, appointments, and plenty of fun and leisure activities.


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!


We currently have full time and part time positions available. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments. 




Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing

  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance

  • Successful clearance of background checks

 What we offer you:

  • 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

Founded in 1988, REM Community Options provides an array of home and community-based services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through flexible, person-centered services including residential and day programs, employment services, behavior management and other supports, REM Community Options empowers individuals to grow and succeed in the communities they call home.

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. REM Community Options 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 ~26,000 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.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!

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