Life Skills Trainer (Food Department)
Primary Location: United States-IL-ILCarbondale
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
NeuroRestorative Carbondale is looking for an energetic individual to work within our Food Delivery Department. This individual would be shopping at local grocery stores for menu items as well as organizing food deliveries to our central food distribution facility. In addition, they would be separating food for respective houses and delivering. Experience in food handling is preferred.
Come join NeuroRestorative in the very important work we do providing Supported Living programs and community-based services for children and adults with brain injury and other neurological challenges.
As a Life Skills Trainer (LST), you'll carry out rewarding work, seeing your impact in lives on a daily basis. LSTs provide training, assistance, and supervision to clients in the areas of living skills, therapeutic recreation, and other forms of assistance in both residential and community settings. LSTs work closely with our clinical staff to support the therapeutic and behavioral plans in place.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Errands to shopping or activities
- Enjoying recreational outings together
- Preparing meals
- Personal hygiene and grooming
- Bathing and toileting
- Facilitate working relationships between Employers and those we serve
- Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
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!
What we require of you:
High school diploma or GED
Must be minimum of 18 years of age
A caring attitude with a dedication to assisting others
Successful clearance of background checks, drug screen, motor vehicle report
Valid driver’s license in good standing required for most positions
What we offer you:
Full-Time schedules available
A rewarding work environment with fantastic co-workers
Paid training. Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week, including Holiday pay
Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
Career development, and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. NeuroRestorative is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~30,000 employees serving ~30,000 individuals 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.
The LST role is a great place to start your career with The Network - we have many success stories from people at all levels that started out in the Caregiver role.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!