Personal Caregiver – Direct Support Professional

Davidson Family Services

Overview:

Davidson Family Services has part time job opportunities in the Charlotte, NC area working with an individual with special needs. We seek hard working and caring people with a passion for helping others. Our services go beyond taking care of individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). We strive to help our members be the best person that they can be and teach them to live their lives as independently as possible.

Personal Caregiver – Direct Support Professional

Davidson Family Services is seeking strong, flexible candidates to help give personal and developmental care to a wonderful young lady with special needs. The family is located in the South Park area of Charlotte, NC.

Shifts needed are Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and some PRN is needed in the evenings from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM. It may be best to split these shifts between two staff to allow more flexibility.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Transporting the individual
  • Providing medication administration
  • Positive interactions with family members and guardians
  • Assisting with meal prep
  • De-escalation and redirection of triggers and behaviors

Requirements:

  • Must pass qualifying drug test and background check
  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License
  • Minor lifting may be required
  • Bending over / stretching
  • Good oral and written communication

Alternative or additional requirements may be necessary depending on the individual’s need.

Phone interviews will be conducted and in-person interviews may be required with the family.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • At least one year of experience with I/DD services preferred
  • Medical field experience is a plus

Davidson Family Services is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, gender, color, creed, national origin, culture, age or disability.

 

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