Client Support Worker 1 - Community Homes

    State of Georgia
    Decatur, GA 30030
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking candidates for the position of Client Support Worker 1 located at the Community Home at Georgia Regional Hospital - Atlanta, located in Decatur, GA.

    Job Grade: B


    7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    2:00 PM = 10:30 PM

    3:00 PM - 11:30 PM Shift

    Job Description:

    Assists with daily living activities at the person's home, in a daytime non-residential facility or a residential facility. Observes and monitors client's behavior and charts observations and incidents. Provides training of basic personal and social skills, simple academics, or work skills to consumers/students in a state school, hospital, juvenile detention facility, residence, group home, workshop, or supported employment environment. May assist with meal preparation, ensuring or encouraging client group activity, providing transportation, and/or limited case management.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Arranges for needed medical care and provides needed services to assure that medical care is obtained.

    Assists in presentation of educational group lectures related to appropriate topics

    Cares for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care, and help in adjusting to new lifestyles

    Counsels and advises clients on behavioral problems, daily decision-making, and the resolution of minor problems

    Instructs and advises clients/residents on daily living skills in one-on-one or group instruction

    Observes and monitors client behavior

    Participates in case reviews, consulting with the team to evaluate the client's needs and plan for continuing services

    Performs housekeeping duties, such as cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands

    Plans and prepares meals, including special diets, and assists families in planning, shopping for, and preparing nutritious meals

    Prepares and maintains records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor

    Provides transportation for clients/residents to appointments and activities.

    Sample Technical Competencies:

    Ability to observe and monitor participants' behavior

    Ability to assist and supervise participants with daily living activities

    Ability to provide training and/or orientation services to participants

    Ability to participate in supportive guidance, staff supervision sessions, program planning meetings, consumer staffing and service training

    Ability to complete evaluations to determine functional level of participants.

    Due to the volume of resumes/applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email. Please be assured that your resume/application will be evaluated and we will contact you if we need clarification or additional information. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring agency.

    This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.


    Qualifications :

    High school diploma or GED AND any combination of training and experience, which would have enabled the applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Note: Some positions may require a valid driver's license.
    Posting ID: 551123406Posted: 2020-08-07