Direct Support Professional

The Mentor Network Hattiesburg , MS 39401

Posted 3 days ago

Description

Direct Support Professional

Primary Location: United States-MS-MSHattiesburg

Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Are you compassionate and caring?

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of others?

We have the perfect opportunity for you at REM Mississippi.

Description

Part Time, Every other weekend

REM Mississippi is seeking Direct Support Professionals.

Duties will include:

Provide training, assistance and/or supervision to individuals in the areas of daily living, personal care, financial management, community and social integration, medication administration, and/or job skills development.

Ensure goals are met.

May coordinate, organize and/or assist with household activities such as housekeeping and meal preparation according to state requirements.

Provide transportation for individuals receiving services to planned and/or necessary activities and appointments including operating vans and/or mini vans as required.

Maintain current progress and service notes.

Completes and submits required documentation to direct supervisor in accordance with any applicable policies and deadlines.

Provide direct supervisor with verbal feedback and data relevant to the individual's services, Service Plan or administrative policy.

Attend training and other meetings as required.

Provide emergency coverage and/or care for individuals receiving services.

Report incidents of maltreatment, medical and behavioral concerns in accordance with MENTOR policy.

Maintain confidentiality, respects human rights and practices universal precautions in accordance with The MENTOR Network policy

Perform other related duties and activities as required.

Benefits for full time staff:

Medical

Dental

Vision
401(k)

Flexible Spending

Short Term Disability

Benefits for all staff:

Paid training both at hire and throughout your employment

Mileage reimbursement

Through the partnership with The MENTOR Network, there are advancement opportunities both locally and nationally.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Valid driver's license in good standing

  • Vehicle insurance

  • Six months of experience in human services preferred

  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks

EOE/AAE

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Valid driver's license in good standing

  • Vehicle insurance

  • Six months of experience in human services preferred

  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks

EOE/AAE


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