Avita Community Partners

Habersham County

Behavioral Health Services
(706) 894-3700
196 Scoggins Drive
Demorest, GA 30535

Developmental Disability Services
(706) 894-3750
196 Scoggins Drive
Demorest, Georgia 30535

 

Job Description:

  • Provides mental health services to adults, children, and adolescents in an outpatient setting.
  • Individual counseling, diagnostic assessments, group therapy, family counseling, and some contact within the community.
  • Will work in the community/county in locations such as homes, public schools, and courts.

Minimum Qualifications: Unlicensed ($38,000/yr):

  • A Master's Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, School Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy and eligibility to obtain a associate level license within six months of employment (LAPC, LAMFT, LMSW). 
  • OR Associate Licensed 40,000 - Associate Licensure as an LAPC, LAMFT or LMSW in the State of Georgia 
  • Full Licensure as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW in the State of Georgia - 49,000 to 55,000

NOTE: All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.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.Employees are eligible to apply for loan repayment assistance through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment program.

Position Reference # 156857

 

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Job Responsibilities:

Avita Community Partners is seeking the right candidate to serve as a full-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.

Entry Qualifications:

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 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

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Job Description - (15.00 per hour -  Full Time + Benefits)

  • Under direct supervision, 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 observations and incidents.
  • Provides training of basic personal and social skills or work skills to clients in a supported employment environment.
  • Will assist with 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)
  • 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 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. 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. 
 
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.
 
Position Reference# -   204329  
  This is a full time position and is subject to organizational benefits.