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The direct support worker will provide personal care services (PCS) to recipients under 21 years of age in the recipients home or other authorized setting. Personal care services provide medically-necessary assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) and age appropriate instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) that will enable the recipient to accomplish tasks that they would normally be able to do for themselves if they did not have a medical condition or a disability. All Personal Care Positions are located within Brevard County Florida. There are several positions available with children who have ADHD, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, and/or seizure disorder. Current shifts available are after school and on the weekends for 4-12 hours in duration. 1:1 and 1:2 in Mims, Titusville, Cocoa, Melbourne, Viera, and Palm Bay. Former Deveraux and Hidden Potentials employees are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Qualifications:
Maintain a clean and safe environment for the recipient. This may include light
housekeeping and/or clearing of pathways.
Maintain accurate, legible documentation of recipient care per medicaid guidelines.
Report all changes in recipient condition or behavior to supervisor as soon as possible.
Maintain a regular work schedule and notify supervisor promptly if a shift is to missed.
Utilize universal safety precautions
Be 18 years or older.
Be trained in the areas of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, HIV/AIDS, and
Have at least one year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing, or child
care setting, or working with recipients who have a developmental disability.
Be able to pass a level II background screening and remain compliant with federal/staterequirements.
Pass a drug screening.
Proof of ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner by furnishing a driving
record for previous three years.
Activities of Daily Living (ADL):
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL):