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 17000OAO
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: OH-OHCanton-HR/OH Canton
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
REM Ohio, a partner of The MENTOR Network. Come join REM Ohio in the very important work we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.
As a Direct Support Professional/DSP (Caregiver), you'll carry out rewarding work, playing an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization. Based in community settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.
Our Caregivers may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs partner with clinical staff to support the therapeutic and behavioral plans in place.
Our Direct Care providers 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.
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!
Full time, part time and on-call positions are available throughout Ohio. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.
What we require of you:
High school diploma or GED
Must be 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 starting wage: $10/hour, 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
We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. REM Ohio 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!