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:

07450

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

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Direct Support Professional

The Mentor Network - Ridgewood, New Jersey

Posted: 09/15/2018

Description
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: NJ-NJRidgewood-256 Van Emburgh Ave
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)

New Jersey MENTOR


Description

Come join REM NJ in the very important work we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.


As a Direct Support Professional (Caregiver), you'll carry out rewarding work, playing an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization. Based in community settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.


DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.


Our DSPs are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone’s life.


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!


Full time, part time and on-call positions are available. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.


Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing required 

  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services

  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks

What we offer you:

  • Full and Part time schedules available

  • Job training, career development, and advancement opportunities

  • Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network


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

EOE/AAE

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