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From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team provides youth at risk and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with the supports they need to thrive. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—MENTOR employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years.

Direct Support Professional

Job ID 18000OET
Description
Direct Support Professional
Primary Location: FL-FLJacksonville-4550 Ricker 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

Come join Florida Mentor in the very important work we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.


As a Direct Support Professional (Caregiver), you'll carry out rewarding work, playing an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization. Based in community settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration.


DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.


Our DSPs are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone’s life.


Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make, we want to hear from you!  Bring the right attitude, we’ll train you for success!


Full time, part time and on-call positions are available. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.


Qualifications:

What we require of you:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Valid driver’s license in good standing required for most positions

  • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services

  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks

What we offer you:

  • Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company match

  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for

  • Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans

  • Full and Part time schedules available

  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events

  • Job training, career development, and advancement opportunities

  • Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network

We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Florida MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~28,000 employees serving ~25,000 consumers in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!

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