Sep 10, 2020

Houseparent - Oglethorpe ( Milledgeville)

  • GeorgiaGov
  • Milledgeville, GA, USA

Job Description

Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of - DBHDD

Job Posting

:Aug 26, 2020-

Closing Date

:Oct 10, 2020

Number of Openings

:1

Job

:Social Services

Shift

:Day Job

Description

:

Any given position will close when we determine an adequate candidate pool has been received.

Due to the high volume of resumes/applications received, we are unable to provide the status on each applicant by phone or email. However, please be assured that your resume/application will be evaluated and we will contact you if you are selected for an interview or we need further clarification/information.

Job Description: Under direct supervision, assists with daily living activities at the person's home, in a daytime non-residential facility or a residential facility. 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. Provides transportation for clients/residents to appointments and activities. Prepares and maintains records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor. Plans, shops for, and prepares meals, including special diets, and assists families in planning, shopping for, and preparing nutritious meals. Performs housekeeping duties, such as cleaning, washing clothes and dishes, and running errands.  Participates in case reviews. May advise clients on behavioral problems, daily decision-making, and the resolution of minor problems. Instructs clients/residents on daily living skills in one-on-one or group instruction.  Cares for individuals and families during periods of incapacitation, family disruption or convalescence, providing companionship, personal care, and help in adjusting to new lifestyles. Assists in presentation of educational group lectures related to appropriate topics.  Arranges for needed medical care and provides needed services to assure that medical care is obtained

Benefits

Vacation 15 days each year up to 5 years of service; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10 + years of service

Sick Leave : accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)

Holidays : the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays

Retirement : 401(k) plan with a matching employer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan

Available Insurance : Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & dependent life insurance

Tax Deferred Spending Accounts : Healthcare; Childcare

We are a Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer.


*FOR THIS TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND STATE BACKGROUND CHECK AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT *

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.Preferred Qualifications - External: Two years experience working with adult mental health individuals  :

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