The Mentor Network Direct Support Professional in Flowood, Mississippi

Direct Support Professional Primary Location: MS-MSFlowood-550 Keyway Dr Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) REM Mississippi

Are you compassionate and caring?

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of others?

We have the perfect opportunity for you at REM Mississippi.

Description

Part Time

REM Mississippi is seeking Direct Support Professionals.

Duties will include:

  • Provide training, assistance and/or supervision to individualsin the areas of daily living, personal care, financial management, community and social integration, medication administration, and/or job skills development.
  • Ensure goals are met.
  • May coordinate, organize and/or assist with household activities such as housekeeping and meal preparation according to state requirements.
  • Provide transportation for individualsreceiving services to planned and/or necessary activities and appointments including operating vans and/or mini vans as required.
  • Maintain current progress and service notes.
  • Completes and submits required documentation to direct supervisor in accordance with any applicable policies and deadlines.
  • Provide direct supervisor with verbal feedback and data relevant to the individual’s services, Service Plan or administrative policy.
  • Attend training and other meetings as required.
  • Provide emergency coverage and/or care for individuals receiving services.
  • Report incidents of maltreatment, medical and behavioral concerns in accordance with MENTOR policy.
  • Maintain confidentiality, respects human rights and practices universal precautions in accordance with The MENTOR Network policy
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required.

Benefits for full time staff:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending
  • Short Term Disability

Benefits for all staff:

  • Paid training both at hire and throughout your employment
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Through the partnership with The MENTOR Network, there are advancement opportunities both locally and nationally.