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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 19000U35 Description
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: United States-WI-WIPortage
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

REM Wisconsin, Direct Support Professional/Caregiver roles available in Portage - we encourage all interested candidates from Rio, Baraboo, Merrimac, Lodi, Wisconsin Dells, Pardeeville, Montello, Reedsberg to apply.

Since we have 24/7 operations, we have options for schedules and shifts:
  • Full-time, Part-time
  • Evenings, weekends, and overnights 
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! 


Description
If you are looking for a meaningful job where you can make an impact in the lives of others, join our team of dedicated Caregivers/Direct Support Professionals today!
 
Responsibilities/Duties:
This position provides services to people with a broad array of disabilities, whether that be behavioral, physical, or mental health through assistance with activities of daily living. You will work with individuals with a range of challenges including intellectual and developmental disabilities, severe and persistent mental health, and individuals with medically complex challenges. 

You will work to restore and retain basic health functioning, independent living and community skills. Support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to encourage individuals to be as independent as possible and enhance the quality of life for those we support.
  • Errands to shopping or activities
  • Transporting to medical appointments
  • Enjoying recreational outings together
  • Preparing meals
  • Assisting with medication administration
  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible


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
  • Reliable, responsible attitude 
REM Wisconsin offers:
  • Flexible, consistent schedules. Full and Part time schedules available
  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, meals provided
  • A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
  • Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for full-time employees
  • Paid training; Holiday pay
  • Career development, and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
  • Employee discounts! 
  • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
We offer a rewarding work environment, full and part-time schedules available with benefits for those working over 30 hours per week.  REM Wisconsin is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers with career opportunities in 36 states.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.  Apply Today!


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