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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

Mental Health Worker Direct Support Professional Caregiver

Job ID 17000LK2
Description
Mental Health Worker Direct Support Professional Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNChamplin
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
Organization:Redwood

REM Hennepin
Description

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! 

 

Schedule Options:

  • Full-time/part-time
  • Early mornings, days, afternoons, evenings, weekends, and overnights 

Responsibilities/Duties:

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


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 with an ability to set and maintain professional boundaries.
  • Willingness to learn different approaches to complex behaviors
  • Reliable, dependable, responsible attitude
Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or want to have a job with a big impact on lives, we want to hear from you!
We offer a rewarding work environment, full and part-time schedules available with benefits for those working over 30 hours per week. REM Hennepin North River is a Minnesota partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers with career opportunities in 35 states.
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