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Come Join Our Team! REM Iowa Open Interviews 11/19/2019

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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 19000UOW Description
Come Join Our Team! REM Iowa Open Interviews 11/19/2019
Primary Location: United States-IA-IADavenport
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Looking for a career where you can make a difference in other people's lives? 

REM Iowa is hosting an open interview event and we want to meet compassionate individuals like you!

Date: Tuesday 11/19/2019

Time: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Northwest Bank Tower, 100 East Kimberly Road, Suite 603, Davenport, IA. 52806.

We will have staff on site to talk about our organization, open positions and to conduct on-the-spot interviews!

To learn more about our careers or to apply, visit our website at:



Description

Come join REM Iowa 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 Caregiver (Direct Support Professional/DSP), 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.


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 support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.


Our DSPs are the most exemplary reflection 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. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.  Some overnight positions even allow you to sleep.


Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • Must be minimum of 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing, reliable transportation with valid car insurance is required for all positions
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state backgrounds and driving background checks

What we offer you:

  • Full and Part time positions available with a variety of schedules

  • 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

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. REM Iowa 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 30,000 individuals in 36 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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