The Mentor Network Direct Support Professional in Jacksonville, Florida
Direct Support Professional Primary Location: FL-FLJacksonville-4550 Ricker Rd Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) 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.
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.