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Direct Support Professional

Company: The Mentor Network
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

The MENTOR Network provides services for adults with intellectual -and developmental disabilities and medically complex needs.

Direct Support Professional

$500 Sign On Bonus

Multiple Locations
Safe Work Environment
Multiple Shifts Available
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
Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED, preferred
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 and holiday pay
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
We have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today! #CSSSOUTH #CB

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values-Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth-and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in -nearly 40 states, you'll have opportunities from coast to coast.

Equal -Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

Keywords: The Mentor Network, Chattanooga , Direct Support Professional, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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