Sarasota, FL 34235

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with and teach adults with developmental disabilities
  • Must be comfortable working outside with lawn equipment such as riding lawn tractor, weed eaters, and leaf blowers.
  • Must be able to work all shifts as assigned.
  • Perform job responsibilities in compliance with all, Health and Safety Standards, Abuse Laws, Children & Families Guidelines, Core Assurances, Delmarva Monitoring Requirements, Community Haven’s agency and program policies and procedures.
  • Meet the provider training requirements of APD, Delmarva, and The Haven.
  • Comply with all agency, program and funding sources requirements, policies, procedures and directives.
  • Provide Life Skills Training and documentation based on Individual Implementation Plan goals and strategies.
  • Be responsible for assisting individuals in planning and carrying out social and community activities to include working together as a team to include events for families and friends
  • Provide supervision of clients at all times including community inclusion activities.
  • Be supportive and encourage each client’s participation in the day training/vocational program prescribe
  • Be supportive of each client in developing those skills necessary to ensure their independence within their scope of competence in the
  • Provide for and ensure each individual’s right to privacy, in accordance with the Bill of Rights, Section 393.13, FS
  • Protect each client’s rights and freedoms and maintain the confidentiality of personal information concerning the client, in accordance with the Bill of Rights, Section 393.13, Florida Statutes
  • Make the facility accessible to funding sources, members of local Human Rights Advocacy Committees
  • 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.
  • Other duties as requested

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent 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.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license, a safe driving record and proof of motor vehicle insurance.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

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