Sarasota, FL 34235
Full-time


We have the following Direct Care Staff shifts/positions in our Residential Program working with Adults with Developmental Disabilities:

A- Awake Overnight Weekdays- Monday through Thursday 10PM to 8AM

B- Weekend day: Friday 2pm to 10pm; Saturday and Sunday 8AM to 8PM

Responsible for assisting individuals in their daily life skills, i.e. planning and carrying out daily chores as well as social and community activities.

  • Working together as a team to include events for families and friends.
  • Provide supervision of clients at all times including community inclusion.
  • Create a congenial and homelike atmosphere within the community residence.
  • Provide for and ensure each individual’s right to privacy, in accordance with the Bill of Rights
  • Comply with all agency, program and funding sources requirements, policies, procedures and directives.
  • Successfully complete Medication Administration training and validation in accordance with Chapter 65G-7—renew validation annually.
  • Participate in the annual reassessment and documentation of each client as requested by district staff and cooperate with the Program in implementing the habilitation plan
  • Participate in Program Outcome Measures and data collection
  • Participate in the inspections and monitoring by the Programs funding sources
  • Fostering positive relationships between the clients served and their housemates.
  • Other duties as requested

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma and one year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting or in working with persons who have a developmental disability. College vocational or technical training equal to 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or 720 classroom hours can substitute for the required experience.
  • Level two background screening and rescreening every five years. Basic computer skills required.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license, safe driving record and proof of motor vehicle insurance.
  • CPR, First Aid and 4 hour HIV training, Zero tolerance training
  • Good organizational and communication skills

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including, Health, Dental & Vision insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation, personal & sick days and 403b Retirement Plan.

EOE/AA/Veterans/Disability Employer

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