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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

Caregiver

Job ID 18000P8I
Description
Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-IA-IAMount Pleasant
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)

Come join our mission – make a difference in lives and enjoy rewarding work!  We have a range of schedules and shifts available that can fit your schedule.  Whether you have previous experience or just a big heart and willingness to learn, we want to hear from you!  Apply today to REM Iowa to join the amazing group of co-workers and the inspiring individuals we serve.




Description

As a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional with REM Iowa, you’ll work in residential settings supporting individuals with intellectual, physical, and behavioral disabilities. 
 
We have a variety of shifts and schedules available:

  • Full-time or part-time
  • Days, afternoons, evenings, weekends and overnights  
Provide support to individuals through assistance with activities of daily living such as: 
  • Errands to shopping or activities
  • Transporting to medical appointments
  • Enjoying recreational outings together
  • Preparing meals and cleaning of household
  • Assisting with medication administration
  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Assisting individuals to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
We will teach you – come on board: paid training will be provided based on the individuals and program you support.



Qualifications:
What we ask of you:
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing for most positions
  • Access to registered, insured vehicle for most positions
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks 
  • Reliable, responsible attitude
  • Compassionate, relationship-building approach
  • Dedicated, self-starter, with the ability to work independently
What we offer you:
  • Paid Training
  • Consistent Schedules
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress and employee events
  • Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision) along with PTO and Holiday Pay for employees working over 30 hours per week.
  • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next.
  • Career development and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
  • A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
REM Iowa, a partner of The MENTOR Network, is a national network of local human services providers with career opportunities in 36 states.

Apply Today!
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