Developmental Disabilities Professional - Dahlonega IDDJob Title: Developmental Disabilities Professional - Dahlonega IDD
Department: Dahlonega Center
Avita Community Partners is currently seeking a qualified applicant to work with adults in our Dahlonega Developmental Disability Center.
•Assist individuals with Developmental Disabilities in basic daily living skills.
•Maintain a clean, healthy, and safe environment for clients.
•Observes and monitors client’s behavior, charts, and reports observation and incidents.
•Provides training of basic personal and social skills or work skills to clients in supported employment environment.
•Will transport clients as needed. Must be willing to use personal vehicle when necessary.
•Will assist in the development of Individual Service Plan (ISP), monitor the implementation and delivery of ISP, Behavior Support Plan, and Crisis Plan and will complete necessary addendums.
•Will complete HRST, Functional Behavioral Analysis, and provide direct support to Developmentally Disability clients.
Must be willing and able to:
*have dependable transportation
*use your personal vehicle as often as needed to transport clients
*work alone with a group of ten or more developmentally disabled clients
*assist clients in the use of toilet/bathroom
*change diapers of adult clients
*visit clients in their homes
*assist physically disabled clients in and out of wheelchairs and vehicles
*assist disabled clients who cannot feed themselves independently
*Must complete required annual training.
*May supervise lower level staff, including but not limited to scheduling, approving leave, annual reviews, disciplinary actions and the like.
Completion of a bachelor's degree in Social Work OR a bachelor's degree in a relevant human services field and one year of experience in providing human service to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have more than 5 points against his/her license within the last five years.
In accordance with Georgia's Drug Free Workplace Act, it has been determined that this position warrants pre-employment and random drug testing.
The selected candidate will be subject to a FBI Criminal History Record Check. Applicants reserve the right to challenge the contents of a FBI Criminal History Record Check.
Interviews will be scheduled only for people who meet the minimum qualifications.
All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview.
**All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.**
**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**
AVITA Community Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its service practices or employment practices with regard to race color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
This is a full time position and is subject to company benefits.
Avita Community Partners Benefits Package Includes:
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
401(k) and 457 Deferred Compensation Plans
Dependent Life Insurance
Disability Insurance, Short and Long Term
Family and Medical Leave
9 Paid Holidays
Long Term Care Insurance
Paid Time Off
Position Reference # - 33871
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