Primary Location: MO-MOIndependence-HR/MO Independence, Jackson
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
Come join Missouri MENTOR in the very important work we do providing home and community-based services to adults and children with developmental disabilities and other specialized needs in the Independence area.
As a Caregiver (Direct Support Professional), you'll carry out rewarding work, playing a crucial role in the success of our organization. Based in community settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.
DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.
Our DSPs are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone's life.
Full time, part time and on-call positions are available. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.
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!
The DSP role is a great place to start your career with The Network - we have many success stories from people at all levels that started out in the Caregiver role.
What we require of you:
High school diploma or GED
Must be 18 years of age
Valid driver's license in good standing required for most positions
Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services
Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
What we offer you:
Think this might be the rightcareer path for you? After starting with us, enjoy a sign on bonus of $25 aftera successful 30 days, $100 after 3 months, and up to a $200 performance basedbonus at 9 months of employment! This is one of many employee recognitionprograms we have to offer at Missouri MENTOR.
Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
Full and Part time schedules available
Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
Job training, career development, and advancement opportunities
Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Missouri MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~28,000 employees serving ~25,000 consumers in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
Each of our programs is designed around the needs of the children and adults we serve and delivered in the communities they call home. We provide the right balance of service and support combining personal choice, flexibility and community integration with professional oversight, family involvement and stability.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!
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