Driver

ID
2020-3873
Category
Lifestyle and Memory
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
City
St. Petersburg
State/Province
FL

 

BRENTWOOD ST. PETE_100 PX HIGH

 

You’re asked to wear a lot of hats in life: your career hat, your parent hat, your friend hat and now, you might find yourself wearing another hat, one as caregiver for your parent or grandparent.  As a caregiver, you often balance on fine lines, like being available to keep an eye on your father in case he takes another fall, but giving him the privacy that he wants in his own home. Showing compassion and respect to your mother with memory loss, but making sure she’s eating, even if she doesn’t want to.

 

Chances are, you’ve asked yourself things like:

“How much longer can my mother live at home?”
“What happens if dad takes a fall in between my daily visits?”
“My mother can’t get out and do the things she used to do. Is she lonely?”


 We understand that these are things you worry about, and we want to help. Our Assisted Living and Memory Support services offer peace of mind for you and your family, and exceptional care for the people you love most.  

Now Hiring (FT) Driver!

 

This position provides transportation to the residents for appointments and errands, such as medical appointments, banking, shopping, worship services, entertainment, and other miscellaneous activities. Ensures safety of all passengers. Runs event and community errands as needed.

Responsibilities

 

  • Under the direction of the Director, Resident Experience, transport residents in a safe manner while observing all safe driving standards.
  • Use appropriate procedures to assist residents to minimize the risk of injury or accident.
  • Interact with residents in a friendly manner, providing meaningful attention and communicating concerns of resident’s health to management as appropriate.
  • Ensure all vehicle license plates, inspection tags, and insurance cards are current and displayed properly.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and maintenance of all vehicles.
  • Work in a safe manner and ensures that unsafe actions are brought to the attention of the Executive Director.
  • Foster teamwork with co-workers, show initiative in overcoming obstacles, take actions which assists others beyond job responsibilities, and have a positive impact on co-workers, residents, and visitors.
  • Seek out and perform other duties as assigned or needed.

Qualifications

 

  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Prior experience working with seniors preferred. Safe driving record as approved by the company using the criteria set out by the company to ensure safe driving practices.
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license with a good driving record. CDL preferred.
  • CPR/First Aid training and certification may be required
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

Apply with your resume TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity!

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