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:

55016

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Direct Support Professional

The Mentor Network - Cottage Grove

Posted: 07/3/2018

Description
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: United States-MN-MNOakdale
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)

REM Minnesota Community Services

LOOKING FOR A FLEXIBLE JOB OPPORTUNITY THAT WILL ACCOMMODATE YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE?

 

REM Minnesota is a great place to gain experience in: Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or Mental Health. If you are looking for CNA, DSP or PCA experience, this is the job for you!

 

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!  Join our teams in Cottage Grove, Stillwater, South St. Paul, Oakdale, St. Paul Park, and Woodbury, as a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional today!

 

We have Full-time, Part-time, Overnights (Asleep or Awake), as well as every other weekend shifts.

  Bring the right attitude; we’ll train you for success! 


Description

REM Minnesota offers:

  • Flexible, consistent schedules. Full and Part time schedules available

  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for

  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events

  • A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis

  • Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week

  • Paid training; Holiday pay

  • Career development, and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network

  • Access to employee discounts with various vendors

  • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next

By joining the REM Minnesota team as a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional (DSP), you will work with individuals with a range of challenges including intellectual and developmental disabilities, severe and persistent mental health, children's behavioral health and individuals with medically complex challenges. You will work to restore and retain basic health functioning, independent living and community skills. 

 

We offer residential services with supports tailored to the needs of each individual, including assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication administration; and personal cares. DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in their community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to encourage individuals to be as independent as possible and enhance the quality of life for those we support.



Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing

  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks 

EOE/AAE

 

REM Minnesota 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 people 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.


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


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