At River Edge Behavioral Health Center, we call our day community access services Options because we are bold in creating customized options for the individuals we support...options to fully participate in community life, to learn and grow as individuals, to take part in fun and fulfilling recreation, to get and keep meaningful employment or to volunteer in the community. At River Edge, we see "different abilities" not "disabilities"!
River Edge is currently seeking an Instructor 1 to work full-time with individuals located in Monroe County (Forsyth, GA). The schedule for this full-time, benefited position is Monday - Friday, 8am-4pm.
Duties & Responsibilities:
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, 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.
Minimum Training & Experience:
One year experience providing social or direct care services to developmentally disabled adults
Associate degree in a human service related field preferred, but not required
One year experience at the lower level or position equivalent (Instructor/Entry Level)
Certified nursing assistant (CNA) certification preferred, but not required
This position requires a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
Previous experience with training or instructing and working with persons with disabilities, preferably developmental disabilities
Clean criminal background check and Motor Vehicle Report
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
All applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug screen.