PT Direct Support Provider - Developmental Disabilities - Toccoa

Job Title: PT Direct Support Provider - Developmental Disabilities - Toccoa
Department: Toccoa Center
Salary: 9.12 per hour
Posted: 00/00/0000

Job Description
Exciting opportunity to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
Position is located in Historic Toccoa, Ga.

The position is paid on an hourly basis and is not subject to company benefits.

Job Duties:
* Under direct supervision, assist individuals with Developmental Disabilities in basic daily living skills.
* Maintain a clean, healthy, and safe environment for consumers.
* Keep accurate documentation
* Will facilitate client community involvement
* Use observation skills to remain aware of changes in the behavior and physical condition of participants.
* Carry out a person-centered Individual Service Plan (ISP)

Candidates must be willing and able to:
*have dependable transportation
*use your personal vehicle as often as needed to transport consumers
*work with developmentally disabled consumers
*work alone with a group of up to ten intellectually/developmentally disabled consumers
*assist clients in the use of toilet/bathroom
*change diapers of child, adolescent, or adult consumers
*transport consumers
*visit consumers in their homes
*assist physically disabled consumers in and out of wheelchairs and vehicles
*assist disabled consumers who cannot feed themselves independently

Minimum Qualifications:
One year experience providing direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities
Associate Degree in Social Work, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Special Education, Education, Psychology, Nursing or other related human services field
CNA Certification
One year experience at the lower level position

Must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have more than 6 points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a DUI or a suspended license within the last five years. All drivers must be 21 years of age.

**All applicants selected for a personal interview will be required to complete a basic typing skills assessment during the interview

Preferred Qualifications

*Bilingual a plus.
*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

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.

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

This is a part time position and is not subject to company benefits.

Position Reference # 217137

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