The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!

 

 

 

Job Category:

Professional Services

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

55433

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Autism Caregiver

The Mentor Network - Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted: 10/14/2018

Description
Autism Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNCoon Rapids
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)

REM Minnesota Community Services

  
Description

REM MN Community Services 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

Since we support programs on a 24/7 basis, we have many shifts and schedules available:

  • Full-time or part-time
  • Early mornings, evenings, weekends and overnights  
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
  • 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 
  • Compassionate approach
  • Reliable, responsible attitude 

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

 

We offer a rewarding work environment, full and part-time schedules available with benefits for those working over 30 hours per week.  REM Minnesota is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers with career opportunities in 36 states.

 

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.  Apply Today!

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