Caregiver – Community Facilitator – Augusta, GA

Job Title: Community Facilitator
Location: Augusta, GA 
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm 
Pay: $11.00/HR
Position Summary
The Community Facilitator will assist the Day Habilitation Director with individual care at the Day Hab based o the policies, procedures and quality of service required by Caregiver.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Behavior should be professional at all times and consistent with Caregiver’s culture, mission, values,
              and policies and procedures, including treating clients and others with dignity and respect.
  • Assist participants in maintaining safe and healthy lifestyles, and monitor for changes in their general
              health, appearance, behavior, and patterns of activities.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining a clean, safe, and secure environment for participants at
              all times.
  • Assist with and/or train participants in, activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming,
              other person hygiene, feeding, toileting, transferring and other similar tasks.
  • Plan and support participants in daily activities, which may include, but not limited to, household chores, meal preparation, recreational activities, learning activities, physical fitness activities, and money management.
  • Assist participants with therapeutic exercises, supervising self-administration of medication, documenting on food and/or liquid intake or output, and performing other medically related services, including health maintenance activities such as provide training and assistance to participants in making healthy dietary choices and following any pre-established orders by medical professionals.
  • Provide training and support to participants in the areas of social, emotional, physical and special intellectual development in conformity with participants’ Individual Service Plan (ISP) or behavior support plan (BSP).
  • Submit documentation and complete paperwork in a timely manner, as necessary, to meet Caregiver Inc’s, federal, and state regulatory requirements.
  • Complete required, on-going training and documentation requirements within Caregiver Inc and state required timeframes and meeting region required competency levels.
  • Safeguard participant protected health information and other confidential information.
  • Report to work on time, and if unable to report to work, or if there is a need to come to work late, or
               leave early, follow Caregiver’s Leave Policy.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned by designated and/or authorized staff.
  • Safely transport clients to and from recreational activities, errands, work, and personal appointments, and comply with Caregiver’s vehicle safety, maintenance and cell phone use policies
  • Assist with all housekeeping in the Day Hab including cleaning and sterilizing restrooms.
Education and/or Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Minimum of 1 year working with individuals with developmental disabilities
Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of the HCS program
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to provide hands-on personal care
  • Must have basic computer and word processing skills
Physical Requirements
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Duties of this job are performing the following: 
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, squat, sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific mental abilities required by this job include continuous concentration to detail; frequent oral and written communication; and an attention span of 1+ hours on a task and the ability to remember multiple tasks.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and occasional overtime.
  • Must demonstrate ability to read, write and understand non-verbal gestures used by non-verbal   clients.