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Direct Support Professional - Developmental Disabilities

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, and/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


Entry Qualifications:


?(E) High School Diploma or GED and six months experience of working with individuals who have a developmental disability or Education as a CNA or Health Care Tech.
OR (1)
?One year experience providing direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities
OR
?Associate?s Degree in Social Work, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Special Education, Education, and Psychology, Nursing or other related human services field
OR
?One year experience at the lower level position
?Must have valid Georgia driver's license and no driver may have 6 or more points against his/her license within the last five years. No driver may have had a suspended or revoked license within the last five years. Must be 21 years of age with 3 years of driving experience.
?Must demonstrate basic typing skills by way of a typing skills assessment.
Preferred Qualifications:
?Bilingual in Spanish
?Excellent communication skills
?Excellent organizational skills
?Team player
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Position 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.
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.
Position Reference # - 214755




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