- Lee County, FL, USA
- 12-15 per hour depending on experience
- Full Time
401(k) plan, a $2000-$6000 sign-on bonus, as well as life and medical insurance.
Sovereign Developmental Center is currently hiring for a full-time Caregiver / Care Worker to be front-line, ears, eyes, and voice of our clients in the Fort Myers, FL area. This essential role earns $12-$15 an hour, depending on experience, and typically works a schedule that is based on clients' needs. We are a company that is passionate about helping others and looking for others who value and can embody our mission!
In addition to great pay and our exceptional culture, we plan to offer the following benefits soon:
- 401(k) plan
- Life and medical insurance
- $2000-$6000 sign-on bonus
So, now that you've learned the who, what, where, and why, you may be wondering HOW? It's easy! Just fill out our initial mobile-friendly online application. We hope to meet you soon!
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
- Respectful - be kind, positive, and helpful
- Career-minded - looking for more than a job
- Self-motivated - sees what needs to be done and does it
- Team player - get along well with others and have a true understanding of teamwork
- Empathetic - genuinely cares about the needs of others as if they were their own
If these ideal Caregiver / Care Worker traits describe you, please continue reading!
ABOUT SOVEREIGN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER
Offering in-home personal support, life skills, residential habilitation, and supported living, Sovereign Developmental Center's commitment to follow-through is essential to our organization. Our belief in what we do is demonstrated by our dedication to supporting individuals holistically, educating the community, and teaching self-advocacy. In order to proactively provide quality support to our clients, we hire committed professionals that understand the importance of adhering to ethical standards and displaying respect for all other members of the organization.
Our culture provides an organizational value of mutual respect for all by exercising equality, professionalism, fairness, and acceptance of individuals for who they are. As a progressive, committed agency, we ambitiously pursue quality individualized supports focusing on a person-centered approach. Our team is passionate about helping others and feeling like a superhero for someone in need.
YOUR DAY TO DAY AS A CAREGIVER / CARE WORKER
In this invaluable Caregiver / Care Worker role, we rely on you to provide support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities so they can live as independently as possible! You provide individualized support and guidance, and you walk closely with your participants and model appropriate social and behavior skills. You are happy to provide assistance with daily living activities that include showering, dressing, meal preparation, light housekeeping, companionship, and driving.
In addition to helping with the day to day, you take on teaching and mentoring responsibilities to help your participants learn and achieve new skills and goals. You are mindful to report any concerns about health and safety and are meticulous when keeping all documentation current. You pride yourself in being an active participant on our team, and take great joy seeing others achieve their daily goals and dreams!
- Can pass a level II background check
- Completed high school diploma
- CPR certified, first aid certified, or able to become certified within 60 days of employment
If you are excited about this Caregiver / Care Worker opportunity, don't delay. Apply today!