West Valley DSP
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
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.
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.
A Closer Look
Paid Time Off
401k and HSA/FSA
West Valley DSP
Primary Location: United States-AZ-AZPhoenix
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)
Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here. Our Direct Care team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.
As a Caregiver (Direct Support Professional, DSP) with Arizona Mentor you’ll be one of those extraordinary people. This position supports individuals we serve in residential settings. We seek a compassionate person to successfully provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning, medication administration, and personal care. In this role you will also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. You will also have an opportunity to enhance the quality of life for those we serve by supporting therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff.
Are you interested in working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and are you looking for a meaningful change in your work life? Bring your creative ideas and your passion for success; we’ll train you on the rest.
If you have a passion for those we serve… we want to hear from you!
What we require of you:
High school diploma, GED or equivalent
Must be minimum of 18 years of age
Valid AZ driver’s license in good standing
Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
A background check will be conducted for this position leading to a valid Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance card
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
Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
Paid training; Holiday pay
Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
Career development and advancement opportunities
Access to employee discounts with various vendors
A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
Bring the right attitude; we’ll train you for success!
Initial Training Requirement--Paid Training:
Approximately 32 hours of mandatory paid training sessions offered to new employees prior to providing care to individuals. Sessions are held Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.
We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Arizona MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network. The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services. With approximately 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!