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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

Resources For Human Development, Inc. Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville, FL
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Description/Job Summary

RHD Jacksonville provides residential support, ADT and behavioral services to dually diagnosed individuals with behavioral challenges. Services and supports are aimed at enhancing adaptive skills that maximize the individual's level of independent functioning,
choice, and quality of life.
RHD Jacksonville is seeking caring individuals for Direct Support Associate
openings. Hiring for full-time, part-time and on-call (as needed) positions.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Collect data and document all client-related information on provided computers as needed.

Provide direct assistance/support to invididuals in their daily routines to include training programs, personal hygiene, dining skills, household chores, mobility, meal preparation and clean-up, and medication administration.

Sccessfully complete all required training, attend all group home meetings and inservice training.

Safely transport individuals to and from outings and medical appointments.
Monitor activities and assure all safety and health care practices are observed.

Use open, positive, encouraging interactions with our individuals that reflect dignity and respect while promoting their independence, ability to choose, rights and responsibilities.

Additional Qualifications:

Must be able to produce proof of High School completion, or possession of GED certification.

Minimum of one year of experience working with Developmentally Disabled individuals, elders or children.

Must have a valid Driver's License.
Must be able to pass a Level II background check
Be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Be able to exercise good judgement and initiative in providing services and support to the individuals we serve.

Competitive rate of pay provided. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is offered for full-time work, only.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, veteran, or disability status.