Avita Community Partners

Stephens

Behavioral Health Services
(706) 282-4542
1763 Fernside Drive
Toccoa, GA 30577

Developmental Disability Services
(706) 886-6521
1763 Fernside Drive
Toccoa, GA 30577

 

Current Job Opportunities 

Job Description

This position is open to all qualified applicants.
 
Avita Community Partners is seeking the right candidate to serve as a part-time Community Living Support (CLS) CNA for I/DD Services. The goal of this position is to support individuals with developmental disabilities to become active and integrated citizens within their communities. This will be accomplished by helping the individual to identify their personal preferences and implementing a plan of support which honors these preferences.
 
Staff in this position will work in cooperation with clients, families, community members, support coordinators, and consultants as identified through the Person-Centered Plans of the Service process.
 
Must be Certified Nursing Assistant within the state of Georgia, hold and minimum of a High School Diploma or General Education Degree, and demonstrate sufficient reading, writing and computer skills so as to be able to perform the duties.
 
Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule of late afternoons, evenings and weekends.
 
Must be 21 years of age with a drivers license valid in the State of Georgia. Motor vehicle insurance as required by Georgia Law, and a good driving record is required. Applicants must not have six (6) or more points against their driver's license or a suspended or revoked driver's license within the last five (5) years.
 
A Pre-Employment Background will be conducted. This includes, but is not limited to, any of the following: Criminal (Both State and Federal Finger Printing), Driving, Educational and Employment record verifications/inquiries.This is a part-time position and is not subject to organizational benefits. EOE.
 
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The schedule for this position is M-F 40 hours per week.

Under direct supervision, assist individuals with Developmental Disabilities in basic daily activities Maintain a clean, healthy, and safe environment for clients. Observes and monitors client's behavior, charts and reports observations and incidents. Provides training of basic personal and social skills, simple academics, or work skills to clients in residence, group home, or supported employment environment. May assist with meal preparation, ensuring or encouraging client group activity, providing transportation, and/or limited case management Keep accurate documentation of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor. Will facilitate client community involvement. Remain aware of changes in the behavior and physical condition of clients, arranging for needed services to assure appropriate care is obtained. Carry out a person-centered Individual Service Plan (ISP) Assist with meal preparation, ensuring or encouraging client group activity, providing transportation, and/or limited case management.

Must be willing and able to: be fingerprinted and have background checked through the FBI and other law enforcement agencies have dependable transportation use your personal vehicle as often as needed to transport clients work with developmentally disabled clients work alone with a group of ten or more developmentally disabled clients assist clients in the use of toilet/bathroom change diapers of child, adolescent, or adult clients transport clients as needed visit clients in their homes assist physically disabled clients in and out of wheelchairs and vehicles assist disabled clients who cannot feed themselves independently.

Minimum Qualifications: One year experience providing direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities OR Associate Degree in Social Work, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Special Education, Education, and Psychology, Nursing or other related human services fieldOR One year experience at the lower level position of Instructional Aide/CRC-E. One year experience at the lower level position of Instructional Aide

Must be 21 years of age with 3 years of driving experience and must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have more than 6 points against his/her license within the last five years. Also, no driver may have had a suspended license or DUI within the last five years. Must demonstrate basic typing skills by way of a typing skills assessment.

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent communication skills Excellent organizational skills Team player

**Positions may be filled before the closing (ending) date if a qualified candidate is selected.**NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.

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.

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