Sovereign Developmental Center
  • Manatee 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 of Fort Myers, FL is seeking to hire a full-time Care Worker / Caregiver to be the front-line, ears, eyes, and voice of our clients. Would you like to support individuals with developmental disabilities to lead self-directed, meaningful lives? Do you thrive as part of a dedicated and motivated team? Are you considering a human services career where you can really make a difference? If so, please read on!

This position starts at a competitive wage of $12-$15 an hour, depending on experience. The typical work schedule is based on clients' needs. In addition, we plan to offer excellent benefits soon including a 401(k) plan, a $2000-$6000 sign-on bonus, as well as life and medical insurance. If this sounds like the opportunity in human services that you've been looking for, apply today!



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.



As a Care Worker / Caregiver, you support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live the lives they want to live as independently as possible. You provide this support and guidance during the day. As you walk side-by-side with your participants, you always model appropriate social skills and behaviors. Your support is needed in many areas of daily living including showering, dressing, meal preparation, light housekeeping, companionship, and driving.

Using effective teaching and mentoring techniques, you also work with participants to learn new skills and achieve goals. You are conscientious about reporting any concerns about health and safety and keeping documentation accurate and up-to-date. You are energized by the dynamic team of people you work with and find the work of human services extremely rewarding!



  • Able to pass a level II background check
  • High school diploma
  • CPR certified, first aid certified, or able to become certified within 60 days of employment

Are you punctual and reliable? Can you keep track of multiple tasks and prioritize effectively? Are you conscientious about following policies and procedures and discreet with confidential information? Are you calm and patient? If so, you may be perfect for this Care Worker / Caregiver position!



If you feel that you would be right for this job as a Care Worker / Caregiver in the human services field, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!


Location: 33907

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