Developmental Disabilities Professional - DDP - Dahlonega
at Avita Community Partners

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Description

Avita Community Partners is looking for a Developmental Disabilities Professional (DDP) to serve the greater Lumpkin & Dawson County Areas.

This position is open to all qualified applicants.

• Will assist in the development of Individual Service Plans (ISP), monitor the implementation and delivery of ISP, Behavior Support Plan, and Crisis Plan and will complete necessary addendums.
• Will complete HRST, Functional Behavioral Analysis and provide direct support to Developmental Disability clients.
• Will supervise the center's Community Resource Coordinators as well as provide direct services.

Must be willing and able to:
•have dependable transportation
•use your personal vehicle as often as needed to transport clients
•work alone with a group of ten 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
•Must complete required annual training.

Completion of a bachelor's degree in Social Work OR a bachelor's degree in a relevant human services field and one year of experience in providing human service to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

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 and no driver may have had a suspended or revoked license with the last five years.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to Multi-task
Work Experience as a Developmental Disabilities Professional (DDP)
Work Experience providing supervision to Community Resources Coordinators

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.

•*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.

This is a full time position and is eligible for company benefits.

Position Reference # - 33871

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Dahlonega, GA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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