Autism Direct Support Professional

The Mentor Network Duluth , MN 55805

Posted 2 months ago

Description

Autism Direct Support Professional

Primary Location: United States-MN-MNDuluth

Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)

REM Arrowhead

Description

REMArrowhead believes that all adults deserve the chance to live asindependently as possible in the communities that they call home. We recognize that each person with autism orother autism spectrum disorders have unique needs and abilities and ourcontinuum of supports for adults can be customized for individuals withautism. We focus our services on helpingeach adult become increasingly independent and active in their community. We partner with the individual, their familyand other members of their support team to get to know them and design servicesaround activities and goals that are important to them.

Individualizedsupports for adults with autism may include:

  • Facilitating social skills groups

  • Strengthening communication skills

  • Strengthening social skills

  • Conducting sensory therapies

  • Assisting with specialized/modified dietneeds

  • Transporting to medical appointments

  • Preparing meals

  • Assisting with medication administration

  • Personal hygiene and grooming

  • Bathing and toileting

  • Teaching strategies to live as independentlyas possible

Sincewe support programs on a 24/7 basis, we have many shifts and schedulesavailable:

  • Full-time or part-time

  • Early mornings, evenings and weekends

We Offer:

  • Paid Training

  • Flexible Consistent Schedules

  • Family-orientated environment, casual dress and employee events

  • Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision) along with PTO and Holiday Pay for Full-time employees

  • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next

  • Careerdevelopment and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network

  • Accessto employee discounts with various vendors

  • Arewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for

  • Achance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis

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 yet able to set boundaries

  • Reliable, responsible attitude

Whetheryou have previous experience in a role like this, or just a big heart and awillingness to learn, we want to hear from you!

Weoffer a rewarding work environment, full and part-time schedules available withbenefits for those working over 30 hours per week. REM Arrowhead isa partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human servicesproviders with career opportunities in 36 states.

ApplyToday!

EOE/AAE


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