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Kissimmee, FL 34744

Posted: 09/26/2018 Industry: Internal_Postings Job Number: 74832

Loyal Source is working with a client in the Kissimmee / St. Cloud area who is looking to hire a compassionate professional to provide direct support to an adult with autism in a residential setting.

Candidates with a High School or AA Degree receive between $9-$10  per hour.

Requirements:
  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English
  • Must be willing to undergo a Level 2 background and screening
  • Able to work weekends and overnight stays if/when needed
  • Self-directed with the ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Has empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and impaired
  • Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and organization requirements and is in good working order
  • Comfortable with large dog

Will provide training in:
  • Professional Crisis Management
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Behavior Basic Skills

Schedule is typically Monday through Friday 8: 00AM - 5: 00PM however, this individual must be able to work 35-50 hours per week, some weekends, stay overnight when needed.  Consists of driving individual to/from volunteer position 3 days a  week, befriending individual, facilitate community involvement such as bowling, lunch, movies, play games, theater, mini golf and other community social activities while supporting and helping improve self-skills in home.

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