The Mentor Network Caregiver in Waterloo, Iowa
Caregiver Primary Location: United States-IA-IAWaterloo Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) REM Iowa
Come join REM Iowa in the very importantwork we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injuryand emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. Our team is fun, creative,and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people weserve.
CurrentlyhiringforOn-Call employees. As an on-call employee you would work when called, to fill in for an absent employee or to cover a special situation. On-call employment gives employees freedom to choose shifts and assignments without having set hours per week or month.
Asa Direct Support Professional, you'll carry out rewarding work, playing anintegral and crucial role in the success of our organization. Based incommunity settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as mealpreparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.
DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals onoutings in the community or providing transportation to work or otheractivities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans inpartnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those wesupport.
Our DSPs are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission drivenwork we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you havemade a difference in someone’s life.
Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just soundslike 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, Overnights,and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, orfamily commitments. Some overnight positions even allow you to sleep.