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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

Autism Support Staff

Job ID 17000HZ1
Autism Support Staff
Primary Location: United States-IA-IACedar Rapids
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)

REM Iowa


    Principal Duties

  • Provide direct care support, behavior management, crisis intervention and/or other service support in a structured individual and group setting
  • Implementation of schedules
  • Support individual in following expected routines
  • Support individual in social interactions with peers, staff and community members
  • Support individual with community integration activities
  • Document goals and support
  • Collaborates with a team for planning and implementation of residential and behavioral interventions

    Additional duties:

  • Participate in daily/weekly program meetings
  • Participate in Annual POC and/or other individual meetings
  • Participates in staff development and professional growth activities
  • Maintains proper training to meet requirements of the program
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks 
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Valid Driver’s license, good driving record & reliable transportation
  • Autism experienced preferred
  • Behavioral intervention experience preferred

Skills and abilities required:

Enjoy working with people, ability to work effectively 1:1, flexibility, effective communication, ability to coordinate multiple tasks, handle challenging situations confidently, convey a positive and professional image, provide crisis intervention support and the ability to work well with others and independently

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


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