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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 19000C2O Description
Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-IA-IAShelby
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Come join our mission – make a difference in lives and enjoy rewarding work!  REM Iowa is seeking Caregivers to support individuals with disabilities with activities of daily living. Whether you have previous experience or just a big heart and willingness to learn, we want to hear from you!  




Description

As a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional (DSP) 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.

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 

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

REM Iowa, a partner of The MENTOR Network, is a national network of local human services providers with career opportunities in 36 states.

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