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Medical Direct Care Enhanced Support Floater Full Time - $20/hr

companyAbility Beyond
locationDanbury, CT, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/26/2023
Full Time

At Ability Beyond, we discover, build and celebrate the ability in all people. Our organization is dedicated to empowering every person, no matter their ability, to have the opportunity to live, work and thrive as an integral part of their community. We are currently looking for those with CNA experience to join our Danbury Direct Care team. You will float around in a variety of designated group homes with disabled adults to help them achieve their goals based on their individual preferences and abilities.

What does it mean to be an Enhanced Support Floater?

  • In this position, our direct care staff will be responsible for providing reinforcement and relief (R&R) to a designated group of programs that have been determined to require enhanced support.
  • Our staff are responsible for helping with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene or cooking, bathing or toileting, and arranging and transporting residents to appointments.
  • They also may help participate in community activities such as sports, going to the movies, shopping, walking in the park, doing crafts, etc.
  • This role is perfect for this with a CNA/medical background, Medication Certification, 2 years plus experience working in a direct care setting or related field, or an interest in medical care or nursing

Why should you join our team?

  • Extensive paid training and certification program
  • Generous benefit package (medical, dental, PTO, etc.)
  • Flexible work schedules and overtime available
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A culture of appreciation, respect, and teamwork
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact in the lives of others!

What makes Ability Beyond a unique place to grow?

  • We offer a wide range of growth opportunities within our agency. Through our Pathways program, full time employees have the ability to undergo a mentor and supervision program, behavior specialty, or our Direct Support Professional certification course.
  • With our mentorship-matching program, we give our employees a mentor who come in as a part of our Interim Floater Talent Pool, a unique position that offers new employees the opportunity to really learn about all of our programs.
  • We have various programs such as independent living, a robust day program, and have an extensive career development network.
  • Through Breathe Equality, our employee resource group we ensure our employees have a place where they can belong.
  • Recently launched, our Grow Beyond initiative spotlights our growth opportunities and stories to show how you can level up in your career.

Schedule: We are currently hiring for a combination of 1st (morning), 2nd (afternoon) shifts and weekends!. At least one weekend day availability required.

Pay rate: 

  • $20.00/ hour
  • Shift & weekend hourly incentives ($2-$7 per hour)

Program Locations Include: Brookfield, Newtown, New Milford, Danbury, Bethel, Ridgefield, New Fairfield

What are the responsibilities of an Enhanced Support Life Skills Instructor?

  • Helping with activities of daily living activities. These include personal care, and arranging transportation for residents to appointments. This may also include assisting with cooking creative and fun meals for the people we serve.
  • Assisting individuals to achieve their goals. Providing hands-on support to the individuals based on their preferences and abilities. Every day is an opportunity to help someone achieve their goals!
  • Community integration. Integrating individuals with disabilities into the community to participate in work, recreation, leisure, volunteer activities and socialization skills. Have a hobby like drawing or playing basketball? You can share this with others at your job!
  • Work with individuals with medical, behavioral, and independent needs.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license & vehicle
  • Willingness to learn!
  • 2 year plus experience in a CNA orientated role.
  • Flexibility

To see the day in the life of our Ability Beyond heroes, check out this video:

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