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The MENTOR Network Daytime Caregiver in West Des Moines, Iowa

Daytime Caregiver Primary Location: United States-IA-IAWest Des Moines Function: Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Description

REM Iowa offers a team-centered, fun and collaborative environment. You can get to know co-workers and supervisors as well as many different types of individuals. It’s a great place to work if you are wanting to know more about human services and have a passion for people with disabilities!

Come join REM Iowa as a Caregiver/ Director Support Professional providing in-home and community-based support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and other special needs.

What we offer you:

  • 401(k) with company matching(after introductory period and eligibility requirements are met)
  • A rewarding work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
  • Paid training
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
  • Variety of shifts and schedules available
  • $10.50 per hour and full benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week
  • Access to a national network of local human service providers across 36 states

Schedule Options:

  • Full-time
  • Days

Responsibilities/Duties:

This position provides services to people with a broad array of disabilities, (behavioral, developmental, physical, mental health) through assistance with activities of daily living such as:

  • Transporting to medical appointments, errands, shopping or activities
  • Personal hygiene, bathing, toileting, grooming, preparing meals, and assisting with medication administration
  • Assisting individuals to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible
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