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Friday-Saturday DSP needed in Lehigh Acres

Company: Community Resource Network of Florida Inc.
Location: Lehigh Acres
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Community Resource Network of Florida is looking for fun, compassionate, dependable Direct Support Professionals to help Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) achieve their highest level of independence and live a meaningful life. We are looking for the very best direct support professionals who are committed to continue making a difference in the lives of the people we service. Individual in need an compassionate DSP who can assist with ADL's, including hygiene, dressing, feedings. Individual enjoys arts and crafts, playing on her tablet. Must be able to engage with individual and keep constant supervision. 

Schedule: Fridays, 6am-8pm Saturdays, 6:00am-6:00pm. 

Potential for extra hours if interested.

This is an independent contract position and pays between $10.50-$10.75 an hour.

You will be a good fit for this position if:

  • You can provide proven 1 year experience working with individuals with disabilities (this is a must)
  • Have a High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Have a Valid Drivers license 
  • 18 years of age or older 
  • Have a positive and contagious energy 
  • Treat others with dignity and respect 
  • Demonstrate patience and compassion
  • You want to make a difference!

Responsibilities and Duties you can expect in the role:

  • Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with personal hygiene, bathing, oral care and grooming 
  • Meal/snack preparation and assistance with eating 
  • Ensuring individuals safety and maintaining a safe living environment 
  • Performing light housekeeping tasks 
  • Facilitate community involvement by accompanying individual to social events, doctor appointments 
  • Assisting with medication administration 
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of the individual 
  • May require lifting 
  • Promote communication, choice, independence and socialization 
  • Complete daily progress notes 
  • Continual Education on individual rights 
  • Able to communicate effectively with individual and all members of support team for best care opportunities 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid drivers license 
  • Can pass a level 2 Background check

If you have the skills required along with being compassionate, dependable and a hardworking person we would love to hear from you!

Call or text Gabby at 239-405-2335 for more details

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