Direct Support Professional

Employer
Sevita
Location
Henrico County, VA
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 18, 2022
Ref
316271019
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The MENTOR Network provides services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and medically complex needs.Direct Support Professional/CaregiverWould you like to make a difference every day in someone's life? Based in community settings, and working closely with our clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans, DSPs provide assistance and strategies to the individuals we serve to live as independently as possible.Transportation and support out in the community: outings/field trips, medical appointments, and shoppingAssist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administrationProvide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilitiesSupport persons served with living skills such as personal hygiene, grooming, and/or bathingAssist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviorsQualifications:High School Diploma or GEDMust be minimum of 18 years of ageSix months of experience in human services preferredValid driver's license in good standingSuccessful clearance of background checksA reliable, responsible attitudeA compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you doWhy Join Us?Full, Part-time, and As Needed schedules availableFull compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week401(k) with company matchPaid time off and holiday payRewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkersEnjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunitiesWe have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!The MENTOR Network is becoming Sevita. Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets