The Mentor Network Direct Support Professional in Jacksonville, Florida

Direct Support Professional Primary Location: FL-FLJacksonville-5808 Kinkaid Rd Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Florida MENTOR

Florida MENTOR

Founded in 1997, Florida MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network, offers home and community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families throughout the Sunshine state. We offer a range of services—including Therapeutic Foster Care and residential living options for adults—including our innovative Host Home program.

Description

Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here at Kinkaid Cluster. Our Direct Care team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.

As a Caregiver (Direct Support Professional, DSP) with Florida MENTOR, you’ll be one of those extraordinary people. This position supports individuals we serve in residential settings. We seek a compassionate person to successfully provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning, medication administration, and personal care. In this role you will also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. Our Caregivers also partner with clinical staff to support the therapeutic and behavioral plans in place.

Are you interested in working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and are you looking for a meaningful change in your work life?

If you have a passion for those we serve… we want to hear from you!