Caregiver - Healthcare ( Job Number: 130001NW )
Primary Location United States-WI-WIWausau
REM Wisconsin, a partner of The MENTOR Network, is seeking both Full and Part-time Caregivers in the Wausau, WI area to provide assistance to adults with disabilities in a community-based settings.
Caregivers provide assistance with daily activities such as:
meal preparation and planning
personal care (including toileting, hygiene, feeding, bathing, etc
In addition, Caregivers may also:
facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community
provide transportation to work or other activities.
Support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.
Through a range of individualized programs, including residential services and day programs, REM Wisconsin helps each individual grow and succeed in the communities they call home. We a lso provide services for individuals with acquired or traumatic brain injury, including Neurorehabilitation and Neurobehavioral programs delivered in community settings that promote increased independence.
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support - adults with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities, and brain injury. As a Caregiver with REM Wisconsin you’ll be one of those special people.
Caregivers are the link to the community for those they serve. For some, they may be the eyes of those unable to see, or the voice for those who can’t speak. For others, they are friend, cheerleader and subtle support on the path to one’s true potential.
For REM Wisconsin and The MENTOR Network the Caregiver is one of the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. The people that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization.
Whether you have previous experience in this capacity or this just sounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue…we want to hear from you!
Ideal REM Wisconsin Candidates are :
High school graduates (or GED holders)
18 years of age or older
Good drivers with valid driver’s licenses
Insured vehicle owners
Trained and have at least six months experience as Caregivers (preferred)
Able to pass required background
Able to lift up 50 lbs.
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.
The MENTOR Network - 15 months ago
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children...