REM Iowa, a partner of The MENTOR Network, provides services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges.
Direct Support Professional/Caregiver
Would you like to make a difference every day in someone's life? Based in community settings, and working closely with our clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans, DSPs provide assistance and strategies to the individuals we serve to live as independently as possible.
Transportation and support out in the community: outings/field trips, medical appointments, and shopping.
Assist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administration.
Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilities.
Support persons served with living skills such as: personal hygiene, grooming and/or bathing and toileting
- Assist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors
Schedule options depend on program however we can typically work with your availability and offer options such as:
- Full-time, part-time, and on-call/ "as needed"
- Early mornings, days, evenings, overnights, and weekends
Starting Wage: $ 11.25-$14.50
Must be minimum of 18 years of age
Six months of experience in human services preferred
Valid driver's license in good standing
Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
Successful clearance of background checks
A reliable, responsible attitude
A compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you do.
Whether you have previous experience or just a big heart and willingness to learn, we want to hear from you!
We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values—Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth—and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in nearly 40 states, you'll have opportunities from coast to coast.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
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