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The MENTOR Network Behavioral Support Professional in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Behavioral Support Professional Primary Location: United States-IA-IACedar Rapids Function: Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Due to the ongoingpublic health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be asked to participate in virtual interviews. We thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those we serve, our employees, and our candidates.

Description

Caregiver, Direct Support Professional - Opportunities available at REM Iowa in Cedar Rapids!

You can make a difference by providing care to adult individuals with various needs and disabilities such as behavioral, developmental, physical, autism, and mental health. Through this rewarding work you’ll develop strong bonds with individuals you serve and your coworkers making work feel like spending time with family.

Schedule options depend on program however we can typically work with your availability and offer options such as:

  • Full-time, part-time
  • Early mornings, evenings, overnights, and weekends

Starting Wage: $14.50/hour

As a Caregiver you will support people with activities of daily living such as:

  • Transporting to medical appointments, errands, shopping or activities in your community
  • Providing guidance with social skills, advocacy, self esteem
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
  • Personal hygiene, bathing, toileting, grooming, preparing meals, and assisting with medication administration
  • Assisting individuals to redirect challenging behaviors

  • Provide direct care support, behavior management, crisis intervention and/or other service support in a structured individual and group setting

  • Support individual in following expected routines

Additional duties:

  • Participate in daily/weekly program meetings
  • Participate in Annual POC and/or other individual meetings
  • Participates in staff development and professional growth activities
  • Maintains proper training to meet requirements of the program

What we offer you:

  • A collaborative work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
  • Paid training
  • Full compensation/benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week
  • 401(k) with company matching (after introductory period and eligibility requirements are met)
  • Referral bonus when you refer someone who is hired and employed at least 120 days
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
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