Compassionate Direct Support Professional (Hudson)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Caregiving/Babysitting

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Community Resource Network of Florida is looking for dependable, fun, compassionate Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) achieve their highest level of independence and live a meaningful life. We are looking for the very best DSPs who are committed to making a difference in the lives of the people we serve. Please do not apply if your main purpose is to find any job that will get you by in the short term. We are only looking for serious applicants that have a passion for helping others and making a difference in someone's life!

This is an independent contract position and pays between $10.00 - $10.75 an hour.

A Good Candidate Should:

  • Have positive and contagious energy
  • Treat others with dignity and respect
  • Demonstrate patience and compassion
  • Want to make a difference
  • Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with personal hygiene, bathing, oral care and grooming
  • Meal/snack preparation and assistance with eating
  • Ensuring individuals safety and maintaining a safe living environment
  • Performing light housekeeping tasks
  • Facilitate community involvement by accompanying individual to social events, doctor appointments
  • Assisting with medication administration
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of the individual
  • May require lifting
  • Promote communication, choice, independence and socialization
  • Continual Education on individual rights
  • Able to communicate effectively with individual and all members of support team for best care opportunities
  • Complete daily progress notes
  • Requirements:

  • Must provide 1 year of verifiable experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Pass a level 2 AHCA Background
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Qualifications And Skills:

  • CPR & Basic First Aid certificate
  • HIPPA training
  • HIV/Aids and Infection Control Training
  • Zero Tolerance and Direct Care Core Competencies (If you do not have any of these certifications, CRN will assist you with obtaining)
  • If you have the skills required along with being compassionate, dependable and a hardworking person we would love to hear from you!

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