EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Hall County

Are you interested in assisting and empower people to find their joy and live the life they choose? We believe everyone has a gift and it’s our privilege to help the folks we support find their gift and then find the ideal location/circumstance to share this gift. 

Full-time and part-time positions.
Successful candidates must:

  • Respect choices and preferences of people
  • Treat people with respect
  • Provide people the opportunity to make their own connections and engage in common interests in their broader community.
  • Help people to create the life they want to live.
  • Have reliable transportation and provide proof of insurance
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Pass a drug screen and background check
  • Getting along and performing effectively as part of a team, while at the same time accomplishing many personal supports independently with the person for whom you’re providing that support.
  • Upon hire, complete and maintain certification in all required training, including CPR/FA and Crisis de-escalation training, as provided by Star Choices Inc.
  • Daily document electronically work support given and work completed.

* COVID-19 considerations*
Providing mask, gloves, hand sanitizer, gowns, and other PPE. Have specialized protocols for high risk and Covid positive patients receiving support as/if they occur.

Community DSP's

We support people who live in their own home, apartment, duplex, condo, family home, etc. We support people to fully experience all that a valued and interconnected life in their community can provide for them.

Job duties will include but not limited to:

Going out into the community and exploring the individuals interest toward employment, volunteerism, making friends, joining a walking club, getting involved in other activities, assisting the individuals with food preparation, house-keeping, cleaning, laundry, organizing, balancing check books, paying bills, transportation, assisting on medical appointments, etc. The large majority of this would be 1-1 work meaning you would only have one person you were working with at a time. We would train you with several individuals and see who you matched the best with to support. Then you and the individuals you begin to support would figure out the schedule some shifts start as early as 7:45am and other don’t end until 9pm. Shifts vary in duration based on the individual you are supporting and their needs.

Minimum Job Requirements

21 years of age

High school diploma/GED

Reliable Transportation

Valid driver’s license

Current auto insurance

Ability to lift, up to 50 pounds

Pay

Starting pay $9p/h (6-month review (eligible for RAISE $9.50 p/h) 1 year review (eligible for RAISE $10 p/h) (PT and FT employee positions.).

Benefits (full time employees):

$.30 p/m reimbursement (AVL to P/T staff also)

Annual & sick leave accrued monthly (20 hours)

retirement up to 6% match , 3% retirement gift

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

~13 paid holidays per year

 

Residential DSP's

We support people to live in shared residences or group homes. There are 5 homes currently; 3 gentlemen houses and 2 ladies houses.

Shifts begin each day at 5pm – and last until 5pm the next day. (24/7/365).  Number of shifts to work each week two or less and based on current coverage needs. (PRN available on request)

Job Duties will include but are not limited to:

Cooking, Cleaning, assisting with hygiene, transportation, assist with medical appointments, work well independently and as part of a larger team, helping others to become more involved/connected in their community. 

Minimum Job Requirements

21 years of age

High school diploma/GED

Reliable Transportation

Valid driver’s license

Current auto insurance

Ability to lift, up to 50 pounds

Pay

Starting pay $9 p/h (all hours over 40 paid at time & 1/2 or ~$13.50 p/h (*yes sleep time counts toward hours) Shifts capped at 2 shifts per week or 48 hours weekly. 

2 shifts per week (48 hours weekly) = $469 weekly / ~$24,336 yearly (Temporary PRN shifts may be available as staff turnover occurs)

Starting pay $9p/h (6-month review (eligible for RAISE $9.50 p/h) 1 year review (eligible for RAISE $10 p/h) (PT and FT employee positions.).

 

Benefits:

$.30 p/m reimbursement

Annual & sick leave accrued monthly (20 hours)

retirement match up to 6%

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

~13 paid holidays per year

meals included during 24 hour shifts in group residences

*paid sleep time (when not needed by individual supported in the home),

Weekly hours over 40 are paid at time + 1/2

 

 

House Manager

Join an organization committed to supporting individuals who experience developmental disabilities in their daily lives.

Star Choices, Inc., is looking for full time house managers.

Position will include working weekly 2 (24 hour) shifts in a group residence weekly and then spending ~10 hours per week on Administrative oversight/responsibilities for that group residence. (Sleep & Awake time paid at same rate) The ideal candidate would have DSP and supervisory/house manager experience, ability to solve problems, and work well independently and as part of a larger team.

Prospective house managers will be trained as CRA staff for a 3-month period prior to any administrative/managerial training. After this 3-month period, learning and developing as a 24 hour/CRA employee, prospective house managers will either begin administrative/managerial training, or will be given an additional 3-month period to improve/progress on 24 hour/CRA employee expectations and job duties.

A few in-home Job duties:

Support for up to 4 individuals

Medication support

Cleaning

Cooking

Transportation

A few Administrative Job Duties (starting after 3 -6 month probationary period):

Daily Documentation tracking

On call supports (Shared with others)

Attending Administrative meetings

Supervision of DSP’s working in the shared residence.

Coverage for open shifts

 

Minimum Job Requirements

21 years of age

High school diploma/GED

Reliable Transportation

Valid driver’s license

Current auto insurance

Ability to lift, up to 50 pounds

Pay

CRA staff only (first 3 – 6 months) (48 hours weekly $9 p/h $468 p/w ~$2,028 p/m or ~$23,336p/y)

House manager (6 month – 1 year) eligible for $.50 increase in pay and additional 8-10 hours weekly of work permissible. (assuming progress and performance are exemplary.)

1 year anniversary eligible for additional $.50 increase ($10 p/h) (assuming progress and performance are exemplary.)

Benefits

$.30 p/m reimbursement

Annual & sick leave accrued monthly (20 hours)

retirement match up to 9%

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

~10 paid holidays per year

meals included during 24 hour shifts in group residences

paid sleep time,

Weekly hours over 40 are paid at time + 1/2

 

 

All jobs are contingent on passage of hiring processes:

  • References check
  • Background check (Employers expense)
  • Shadowing/training
  • TB test(Employers expense)
  • drug screen(Employers expense)
  • physical(Employers expense)
  • First aid CPR class (Employers expense)

All have to be complete before starting.  Usually takes 2-4 weeks from interview date.

 

If you are looking for work that is challenging and offers opportunities for personal growth, please send a resume and applications to:

Hall, Gwinnett
Gnstarga@gmail.com

Stephens, Franklyn, Habersham
nstarga@gmail.com

Macon/Bibb
mailbox@starchoices.org