Direct Support Professional For Autism Services

The Mentor Network Nisswa , MN 56468

Posted 3 weeks ago

Description

Direct Support Professional for Autism Services

Primary Location: United States-MN-MNStaples

Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Description

Due to the ongoing public

health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be

asked to participate in virtual interviews. We thank you for your

flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those

we serve, our employees, and our candidates.

REM Central Lakes believes that all adults deserve the

chance to live as independently as possible in the communities that they call

home. We recognize that each person with autism or other autism spectrum

disorders have unique needs and abilities and our continuum of supports for

adults can be customized for individuals with autism. We focus our

services on helping each adult become increasingly independent and active in

their community. We partner with the individual, their family and other members

of their support team to get to know them and design services around activities

and goals that are important to them.

Individualized supports

for adults with autism may include:

  • Facilitating social skills

groups

  • Strengthening communication

skills

  • Strengthening social skills

  • Conducting sensory therapies

  • Assisting with

specialized/modified diet needs

  • Transporting to medical

appointments

  • Preparing meals

  • Assisting with medication

administration

  • Personal hygiene and grooming

  • Bathing and toileting

  • Teaching strategies to live as

independently as possible

We Offer You:

  • 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

  • Career development and advancement

opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network

  • Access to employee discounts

with various vendors

  • A rewarding work environment

with some of the best co-workers you could ask for

  • A chance 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

  • Reliable,

responsible attitude

  • Compassionate,

relationship-building approach

  • Dedicated,

self-starter, with the ability to work independently

  • High school diploma/GED NOT required

The MENTOR Network, is a national network of

local human services providers with career opportunities in 37 states.

Apply Today!

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Direct Support Professional For Autism Services

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