Primary Location: United States-IA-IABurlington
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
Come join our mission – make a difference in lives and enjoy rewarding work! We have a range of schedules and shifts available that can fit your schedule. Whether you have previous experience or just a big heart and willingness to learn, we want to hear from you! Apply today to REM Iowa to join the amazing group of co-workers and the inspiring individuals we serve.
As a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional with REM Iowa, you’ll work in residential settings supporting individuals with intellectual, physical, and behavioral disabilities.
We have a variety of shifts and schedules available:
Full-time or part-time
Days, afternoons, evenings, weekends and overnights
Provide support to individuals through assistance with activities of daily living such as:
Errands to shopping or activities
Transporting to medical appointments
Enjoying recreational outings together
Preparing meals and cleaning of household
Assisting with medication administration
Personal hygiene and grooming
Bathing and toileting
Assisting individuals to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors
Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
We will teach you – come on board: paid training will be provided based on the individuals and program you support.
Qualifications:What we ask of you:
Must be 18 years of age
Valid driver’s license in good standing for most positions
Access to registered, insured vehicle for most positions
Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
Reliable, responsible attitude
Compassionate, relationship-building approach
Dedicated, self-starter, with the ability to work independently
What we offer you:
Family-oriented environment, casual dress and employee events
Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision) along with PTO and Holiday Pay for employees working over 30 hours per week.
A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next.
Career development and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
REM Iowa, a partner of The MENTOR Network, is a national network of local human services providers with career opportunities in 36 states.