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Job in Cedar Rapids - Linn County - IA Iowa - USA
Posted by REM Iowa
Full Time, Part Time position
Listed on 2021-04-17
Salary 13 USD Hourly USD 13 HOUR
Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Mental Health Worker
  • Healthcare
    Mental Health, Caregiver
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Caregiver, Direct Support Professional - Opportunities available at REM Iowa in Cedar Rapids!
You can make a difference by providing care to individuals with various needs and disabilities such as behavioral, developmental, physical, and mental health. Through this rewarding work you’ll develop strong bonds with individuals you serve and your coworkers making work feel like spending time with family.

Schedule options depend on program however we can typically work with your availability and offer options such as: 
• Full-time, part-time, and on-call/ "as needed"
• Early mornings, days, evenings, overnights, and weekends

Starting Wage: $ 11.25-$13.00

As a Caregiver you will support people with activities of daily living such as: 
• Transporting to medical appointments, errands, shopping or activities in your community
• Providing guidance with social skills, advocacy, self esteem
• Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible 
• Personal hygiene, bathing, toileting, grooming, preparing meals, and assisting with medication administration
• Assisting individuals to redirect challenging behaviors

As a successful Caregiver you will:
• Celebrate and encourage growth and independence in the life of every individual you serve.
• Lead by example to encourage and support your co-workers and the individuals you serve.
• Approach concerns with an open mind and assume positive intent.
• Take initiative to identify problems before they become crises.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. 

Apply Today!

Position Requirements
High School
• Must be 18 years of age
• Valid driver’s license in good standing required
• Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
• Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
Additional Information / Benefits
What we offer you:
• A collaborative work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
• Paid training
• Full compensation/benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week
• 401(k) with company matching  (after introductory period and eligibility requirements are met)
• Referral bonus when you refer someone who is hired and employed at least 120 days
• Mileage reimbursement
• Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
• Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
Contact Information
Contact Name: REM Iowa
Contact Phone: 31-294-0430
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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