Missouri MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network, provides services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex needs. Direct Support Professional/CaregiverColumbia, MO Would 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 shopping
Assist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administration
Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilities
Support persons served with living skills such as personal hygiene, grooming, and/or bathing
Assist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors
High School Diploma or GED or have 5 years of caregiving experience
Must be minimum of 18 years of age
Six months of experience in human services preferred Valid driver’s license in good standing
Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
Successful clearance of background checks
A reliable, responsible attitude
A compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you do
Why Join Us?
Full, Part-time, and As Needed schedules available
Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week 401(k) with company match
Paid time off, holiday pay, annual bonus plan
Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers
Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities
EOE/AAE/ADA We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!
This role is part of Missouri MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family. At Sevita, we believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. Through home and community-based specialized care, our work changes lives and inspires growth at every turn. When you join our mission-driven team, you’ll create relationships that motivate us all to be better every day. We have a bright future and the determination to get there. Join us today — careers, well lived. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans.Full-time