- Charlotte County, FL, USA
- 12-15 per hour depending on experience
- Full Time
401(k) plan, as well as life and medical insurance.
Sovereign Developmental Center is calling all motivated and people-centered individuals to apply to be a full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver in the Fort Myers, FL area to apply to join our amazing team!
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR TEAM
We are an established company that invests in our team and offers real opportunities to care for others in our community. We pay our Direct Support Professionals (DSP) / Caregivers top pay of $12-$15 an hour, depending on experience, and you can expect to work full-time hours that our dependent on our clients' needs. We are excited to be offering great benefits soon that will include a 401(k) plan, a $2000-$6000 sign-on bonus, as well as life and medical insurance. We also make it easy to apply with our initial quick and easy mobile-optimized application. If we have your attention, 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.
ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?
Are you an honest, hard-working individual? Do you have effective communication skills? Are you punctual and reliable? Do you pay attention to detail? Are you a team player who is interested in a long-term career in an essential caregiver role? Are you empathetic and service-minded, putting others first? If so, you might just be perfect for this Direct Support Specialist (DSP) / Caregiver position. Apply now using our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application!
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU AS A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) / CAREGIVER
Our Direct Support Professionals / Caregivers are the lifeblood for our company. Much of your day is spent working with people who have developmental and/or intellectual disabilities in order to help them to live the independent lives they dream of! Your individualized support and guidance allows our participants to thrive as you model appropriate social and behavior skills while helping them perform daily living tasks including showering, dressing, meal preparation, light housekeeping, companionship, and driving.
Your clients rely on you to help teach and mentor them as they seek to learn and achieve new goals and skills. When appropriate, you report any health or safety concerns, and are diligent to keep all documentation current. At the end of the day, you enjoy the role in others' lives you get to play, and you make it your mission to help your clients achieve the lives they dream! If you can do this and meet the following requirements, we would be happy to have you as part of our team!
- Pass a level II background check
- High school diploma
- CPR certified, first aid certified, or able to become certified within 60 days of employment