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
Mental Health Worker Direct Support Professional Caregiver Part TimeApply Now Job ID 17000LK4
Mental Health Worker Direct Support Professional Caregiver Part Time
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNChamplin
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
Join our team as a Mental Health Worker today!
We are a dedicated team assisting individuals in reaching their full potential. If you have a commitment to providing supports to those with a mental health disorder, chemical dependency or a criminal history, we are looking for you!
- Early mornings, days, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and overnights
This Direct Support Professional position provides services to people with a broad range of mental health diagnoses. Gaining experience with REM Hennepin North River is a great way to jump-start your career in criminal justice, law enforcement, counseling, or psychology.
These roles involve intensive support and supervision of individuals learning to live independently:
- Teach strategies for independent living
- Provide support and guidance for day-to-day decision making and tasks
- Assist with transportation for a range of needs (appointments, errands)
- Support nutritional awareness; assist with meal preparation
- Provide mentoring for recreational outings
- Must be 18 years of age
- Valid driver’s license in good standing
- Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
- Compassionate approach with an ability to set and maintain professional boundaries.
- Willingness to learn different approaches to complex behaviors
- Reliable, dependable, responsible attitude