Description Primary Location: Function: Description Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people workhere. As a Caregiver (Direct Support Professional, DSP)with Florida MENTOR, youll be one of those extraordinary people. This positionsupports individuals we serve in residential settings. We seek a compassionateperson to successfully provide assistance with daily activities such as mealpreparation and planning, medication administration, and personal care. In thisrole you will also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individualson outings in the community or providing transportation to work or otheractivities. Our Caregivers also partnerwith clinical staff to support the therapeutic and behavioral plans in place. Are you interested in working with people with intellectualand developmental disabilities, and are you looking for a meaningful change inyour work life? If you have a passion for those we serve we want to hearfrom you! Qualifications: What we require of you: High school diploma, GEDor equivalent Must be minimum of 18 years of age Must have # years experience with related Direct Care Valid Florida Drivers license with no suspensions due to moving violations in past 3 years Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds A Level 2 background check will beconducted for this position What we offer you: Full and Part time schedulesavailable; PRN/On Call shifts available Arewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for Competitivepay rates; paid training Paidtime off and benefits for 30+ hour work week Family-orientedenvironment, casual dress, employee events Achance to make a difference in peoples lives on a daily basis Career development and advancement opportunities Access to employee discounts withvarious vendors Adynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next Bring the right attitude; well train you forsuccess! Initial Training Requirement--Paid Training: Mandatory, paid training sessions offered to new employees priortoproviding care to individuals.Sessions are held MondaythroughFriday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. We have a great work environment and youll be surrounded bya strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Florida MENTORis a partner of The MENTOR Network. Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is anational network of local human service providers offering quality,community-based services to adults and children with intellectual anddevelopmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and othercatastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioraland medically complex challenges as well as their families. Through an array of individualized programs includingResidential Services and Day Programs, Florida MENTOR helps individualsthroughout the state and their families receive the support they need to livelife to the fullest in the communities they call home. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 26,000 consumersin 35 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When youjoin The MENTOR Network, youll make a difference every day and help to providequality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country. Come join our team of dedicated and caringprofessionals. Apply Today! EOE/AAE
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