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Panache Holistics

Fort Myers, FL

Caregiver/Behavior Assistant

Location Fort Myers, Florida
Employment TypeFull Time
Date Posted2023-05-19
Direct Apply
Valid Through2024-02-24

Job Description:

Panache Holistics Inc. in Fort Myers, FL is looking to hire Behavior Assistant / Caregiver to provide direct care to adults with developmental disabilities or autism. Do you enjoy working with and helping people? Are you looking to join a well-respected human services organization and make a difference in your community? If so, please read on! This direct support professional (DSP) position in... human services earns a competitive wage at $15.00 per hour. We provide excellent benefits, including medical, vision, dental, short- and long-term disability, supplemental life insurance, paid vacation, and a Christmas bonus. If this sounds like the right direct care opportunity for you, apply today! ABOUT PANACHE HOLISTICS Our primary mission is to ensure that individuals with developmental disabilities or autism live a high-quality life and achieve personal success. Following the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we too recognize "that the inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable right of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice, and peace in the world". The manner in which we serve this mission is through training, housing, social interaction with the community, and direct support of the individual's personal goals. We are adamant that our clients live a happy and normal life, free from the corporate structure. We understand the value of our high-caliber staff. That is why we have worked to create a family culture with ongoing team support. We are a close-knit organization and we enjoy spending time with each other outside of working hours. In an anonymous survey, over 90% of our staff stated that their job gives them a feeling of satisfaction and they love working for us! A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BEHAVIOR ASSISTANT / CAREGIVER As a Behavior Assistant / Caregiver, you provide direct care to adults with developmental disabilities or autism in a group home setting that encourages the individual's personal success. You provide this guidance and direct care during evening, weekend, or night shifts in their homes or at the activities they attend. Enjoying meals together, going with them on fun outings, and helping them with their chores are just a few of the ways you assist. Your work as a direct support professional (DSP) is also needed in many areas of daily living including hygiene, grooming, shopping, meal preparation, transportation, and housekeeping. You attend mandatory meetings and training as well as maintain certifications as appropriate. As needed, you provide first aid and wellness care. Using effective mentoring techniques, you provide life skills training in areas such as self-care, money management, and relationship-building. You participate with your clients in adult training and enrichment activities. Conscientiously, you keep accurate and up-to-date documentation as well as promptly report any concerns about health or safety. You are a true direct support professional (DSP) in every way. You find it very rewarding to help individuals with developmental disabilities or autism lead self-fulfilling lives! QUALIFICATIONS FOR A BEHAVIOR ASSISTANT / CAREGIVER • High school diploma or equivalent • 1 year or more of verifiable experience in direct client care • Ability to pass a Level II fingerprint background check • Ability to lift 50+ lbs • 21 years or older • Heart for working with individuals with disabilities Is being dependable, professional, and a team player at the heart of all you do? Are you trustworthy and guided by integrity? Can you show empathy while maintaining professional boundaries? If yes, you might just be perfect for this direct support professional (DSP) position providing human services! WORK SCHEDULE FOR A BEHAVIOR ASSISTANT / CAREGIVER This full-time direct care position in human services has various evening shifts, weekends, and night shift schedules available based on the needs of the persons served. ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HUMAN SERVICES TEAM? If you feel that you would be right for this direct support professional (DSP) job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you! Location: 33905

Job ID: 6410617528245328717

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