Companion/Sitter - Union CountyJob Title: Companion/Sitter - Union County
Department: Blairsville Center
Avita Community Partners is seeking the right candidate to serve as a full-time Community Living Support (CLS) Patient Care Tech – Companion 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 individuals who have identified their personal preferences and have a Person-Centered Plan in place. The Patient Care Tech will offer support which honors these preferences. Staff in this position will work in cooperation with clients, families, community members, support coordinators, and consultants and other Avita staff.
Will support Habersham, Rabun and Banks Counties.
Credentials/Qualifications: Must 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. This position is based in the community. Possession of a driver’s 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.
The advertised salary includes a stipend for evenings, nights and weekends.
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Team player
This is a full time position and is subject to company benefits.
**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.
Position Reference - 218320
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