Direct Support Professional - Caregivers Neenah, WI area ( Job Number: 130001CY )
Primary Location United States-WI-WINeenah
Great Company! Great Benefits! Great Rewards!
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 Direct Support Professional (DSP) with REM Wisconsin you’ll be one of those special people.
REM Wisconsin is seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)/Caregivers to provide assistance to adults with disabilities in a community-based setting.
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.
- High school diploma or GED
- Must be 18 years of age
- Valid driver’s license
- An insured vehicle
- Six months of experience in caregiving and/or human services preferred
- Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
- Interest and willingness to work with challenging behaviors
- Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
REM Wisconsin is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services 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. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join REM Wisconsin and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
DSPs 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 DSP 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.
To that end, the DSP also happens to be one of the best places to start in our company with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization. We in fact have many success stories from people at all levels that started out in the DSP role.
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!
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children...