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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 19000P95 Description
Direct Support Professional/HCS
Primary Location: United States-MS-MSOxford
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

 
Are you compassionate and caring?
Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of others? 
We have the perfect opportunity for you at REM Mississippi.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Description
Part Time 
 
REM Mississippi is seeking Direct Support Professionals/HCS.
 
Duties will include:
  • Provide training, assistance and/or supervision to individuals in the areas of daily living, personal care, financial management, community and social integration, medication administration, and/or job skills development. 
  • Ensure goals are met.
  • May coordinate, organize and/or assist with household activities such as housekeeping and meal preparation according to state requirements.
  • Provide transportation for individuals receiving services to planned and/or necessary activities and appointments including operating vans and/or mini vans as required.
  • Maintain current progress and service notes.
  • Completes and submits required documentation to direct supervisor in accordance with any applicable policies and deadlines.
  • Provide direct supervisor with verbal feedback and data relevant to the individual’s services, Service Plan or administrative policy.
  • Attend training and other meetings as required.
  • Provide emergency coverage and/or care for individuals receiving services.
  • Report incidents of maltreatment, medical and behavioral concerns in accordance with MENTOR policy.
  • Maintain confidentiality, respects human rights and practices universal precautions in accordance with The MENTOR Network policy
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required.

 

Benefits for full time staff:

  • Medical 
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending
  • Short Term Disability
 Benefits for all staff:
  • Paid training both at hire and throughout your employment
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Through the partnership with The MENTOR Network, there are advancement opportunities both locally and nationally.

Qualifications:
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Six months of experience in human services preferred
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks 
EOE/AAE

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