Direct Support Professional

The Mentor Network Follansbee , WV 26037

Posted 2 months ago

Description

Direct Support Professional

Primary Location: United States-WV-WVFollansbee

Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Do you thrive off of making a difference in other people's lives? Do you enjoy helping others and making the world a better place for people with disabilities? Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.

As a Care Provider, you'll work with individuals needing your help in their own homes and provide assistance with meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration. You will also be working with individuals outside of their homes by helping them get to work, appointments, and plenty of fun and leisure activities.

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!

We currently have full time and part time positions available. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.

Description

Come join our mission! As a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional with REM Community Options/REM West Virginia, you'll work in residential settings supporting individuals with intellectual, physical, and behavioral disabilities. make a difference in lives and enjoy rewarding work. Whether you have previous experience or just a big heart and willingness to learn, we want to hear from you!

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

  • 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.

Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

  • Valid driver's license in good standing

  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance

  • 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

What we offer you:

  • Paid Training (First Aid, CPR, Medical Administration)

  • 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

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

Apply Today!

EOE/AAE

What we require of you:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

  • Valid driver's license in good standing

  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance

  • 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

What we offer you:

  • Paid Training (First Aid, CPR, Medical Administration)

  • 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

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

Apply Today!

EOE/AAE


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