The Mentor Network Caregiver in West Des Moines, Iowa

Caregiver Primary Location: United States-IA-IAWest Des Moines Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) REM Iowa

REM Iowa is seeking Direct Support Professionals to work

Monday-Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm

to provide assistance to individuals in services. DSPs provide assistance with building employment skills such as punctuality, workplace behavior, time management, self-control, stress management, using public transportation and personal hygiene. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.

Description

Come joinREM Iowain 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.