Avita Community Partners

Union County

Behavioral Health Services / Developmental Disability Services
(706) 745-5911
76 Hunt Martin Street, Suite A
Blairsville, GA 30512

Current Opportunities

Job Description

This position is open to all qualified applicants.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.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 salary includes a stipend for evening, nights and weekends. This is a full-time position and is subject to organizational benefits. EOE.
Position Reference #: 217731

Job Description:

  • 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, simple academics, or work skills to clients in residence, group home, or supported employment environment.
  • May assist with ensuring or encouraging client group activity, providing transportation, and/or limited case management

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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:
  • 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 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

Entry Qualifications:

  •  One year experience providing direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities


  • Associate Degree in Social Work, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Special Education, Education, and Psychology, Nursing or other related human services field


  • One year experience at the lower level position 
  • Must be 21 years of age with 3 years of driving experience and must have valid Georgia drivers license and no driver may have 6 or more 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.

 This is a full time positon and is subject to organizational benefits. 



Job Description: This is a FT, 12 month position. Provides mental health services to Children and Adolescents in the Union County School system during the school year and will perform outpatient services through our county Outpatient center during school breaks. Includes individual counseling, diagnostic assessments, group therapy, family counseling and Individual counseling.

Minimum Qualifications: Unlicensed ($38,000/yr.):A Masters Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, School Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family Therapy from a CACREP, CSWE, CCPTP or COAMFTE accredited university AND be license eligible with the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists allowing for an associate level license within six months of employment (Required). 

OR Associate Licensure as an LAPC, LAMFT or LMSW (40,000)

OR Full Licensure as LPC, LMFT or LCSW *Salary is dependent on length of licensure (49,500 to 55,000)

(Applicants must not have six (6) or more points against their drivers 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. **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 FT - 12 Month position and is subject to organizational benefits.

Position Reference 218107  


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