Quest, Inc

Cluster Lead Direct Support Professional - Tampa

US-FL-Tampa | US-FL-Brandon
12 hours ago(12/14/2017 2:51 PM)
Job ID
2017-1258
Category
Direct Care
Min
USD $13.00/Yr.
Max
USD $13.00/Yr.
Work Schedule
Various Schedules/Shifts

Overview

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities?

 

All NEW Direct Support Professional (DSP) team members will now be eligible for a $500 Signing BONUS!

 

Join our team TODAY!

 

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

Responsibilities

At Quest, the Cluster Lead Direct Support Professional provides leadership and direction for the Direct Support staff and ensures the overall quality of care for all individuals in the program by assisting individuals to increase their independence in addition to mastering the skills of a DSP.

  • Master all skills and competencies of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs).
  • Completes cleaning and ensures DSPs following cleaning schedules for each shift.
  • Coordinates transportation of clients to ADT and outings, to include driving Quest vans/buses when needed.
  • Provides input to Staffing Coordinator for Performance Evaluations of DSPs.
  • Assist Staffing Coordinator to ensure adequate ratio coverage on all shifts, to include working the floor when needed.
  • Assist Staffing Coordinator with training of DSPs, to include on-boarding of new staff.
  • Coordinates the daily schedule to ensure activities schedules are followed, and scheduled tasks occur in a timely manner.
  • Assist in coordination and implementation of outings and activities as requested, to include Birthday Parties and other special events.
  • Assist QIDPs with collection and calculation of monthly data sheets, replace data sheets as assigned.
  • Assist QIDPs with maintenance of personal inventory, programming and therapeutic equipment of persons served.
  • Restocks direct care supplies and ensures proper usage of supplies.
  • Completes monthly safety tasks as assigned.
  • Ensures a safe environment to prevent injury to clients and staff.
  • Complete work orders as needed for IT and Maintenance.
  • Attends and participates in training and meetings.
  • Ensures all Quest’s Policies and Procedures are followed
  • Reports to work during inclement weather to ensure client ratios are met.
  • Completes all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Valid FL Driver’s License with a clean driving record
  • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials
  • 1-2 years of experience in a supervisory role is preferred
  • CNA certification preferred

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