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Direct Support Professional (Caregiver) - Idaho Falls Area

Company: Sevita
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Mentor Idaho, a member of the Sevita family, provides a variety of services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as complex medical needs. We help people live well through home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, independent life. And the best place to do that is at home and in communities. We've made this our mission for over 50 years. Whether you're a caregiver, a clinician, a therapist, or a business colleague, the connections you make here will energize and ground you in the mission of helping people live well. Inspiring possibility, growing together, seeing our impact. Finding joy together, that's living! Join us, and experience careers, well lived! Direct Support ProfessionalsLocation: Idaho Falls, ID AreaSalary: $12.00/HourHours: Full-time, Part time and more flexible options are availableIntroductionWe're looking for caring people to join our local team and make a huge difference to someone's life. You'll join as part of a service that helps people to live in their own home, as independently as possible. The RoleSimply, you'll be helping people do things for themselves again. As you spend time with the people you're supporting, you'll work out what they can do for themselves, and help them build their own skills over time. You might guide them with using equipment to help them with their day-to-day life, like cooking, taking medication, or supporting them out in the community, or by offering encouragement and support.Day to day, you'll:Drive to the homes of the people you're supporting (we'll pay mileage rates for your travel)Spend time working with them in line with their development planRecord the work you've done and any progress madeYou'll be supporting people with personal care activities where needed, such as washing, dressing and in the bathroom, so we'll provide you with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).Who we're looking for:The good news is that you don't need previous formal care experience to apply, as we'll give you all the training you'll need.You're a natural communicator, and a caring person by nature. You'll enjoy building strong relationships with people from all walks of life, working with them over time to give them the support they need.To be a success, you'll have:Experience of working with people, it could be behind a bar, in a store or even a hotelAn understanding of a wide range of people, who they are and what they might needA car with a valid driving license, in good standing, and proof of insuranceWhat's in it for me?You'll be entitled to our full benefits package, including:Paid time off with Holiday payFull compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week401(k) with company matchAbout usSevita 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 support that leads 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.We're an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.The Mentor Network is proud to be a celebrated employer of diversity! We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.Other details Job Family Direct Support Job Function Direct Support Pay Type Hourly DBA The MENTOR Network Travel Required Yes Apply Now

Keywords: Sevita, Idaho Falls , Direct Support Professional (Caregiver) - Idaho Falls Area, Other , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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