Thank you for your interest in working at UCP of Greater Cleveland. To apply for an open position, please go to our UCP of Greater Cleveland Employment Application. You can also upload a cover letter and/or resume to include with the completed application (not required for all positions, but recommended).
Current Employment Opportunities
Day Services Case Manager – Cleveland Location
Provides case management/service coordination, advocacy, support, personal care, and work-related training and community integration opportunities for clients enrolled in OakLeaf Day Services. Develops and implements person-centered goals for individual plans. Observes, assesses, instructs and monitors progress of individual clients by spending time in the activity rooms with them. If needed, implements behavioral supports. Encourages and models appropriate work-related behaviors. Interacts cooperatively with UCP staff, referral sources, family/guardians and other stakeholders to promote and demonstrate a team approach to service delivery and integration. Combination of education and experience usually represented by a bachelor’s degree in a human service, special education or vocational rehabilitation field, or a minimum of two year’s experience working with adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities, preferably in a day programming capacity. Experience in functional assessment and case management strongly preferred. Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills, computer literacy, and the ability and willingness to function as an active team member. Physical capacity to perform lifting (minimum of 50 lbs.) and assume body positions related to routines of personal care tasks (e.g. pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, reaching, crouching, stooping, kneeling). Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Day Services Community Connector – Highland Hills Location
Provides support services, training and delegated nursing for a group of adults with multiple disabilities (i.e., physical, developmental and/or mental) in basic daily living, recreational and work-related habilitation activities to maximize independence and community integration in accordance with their Individual Plan (IP) goals. Carries out IP programs and works cooperatively with OakLeaf Day Services and other staff members in providing comprehensive services to program participants to ensure that their needs are met efficiently and that they are served in a safe, clean and comfortable environment. Assumes a leadership role by acting as main assistant to the manager, organizing, monitoring and directing the client-related activities in their activity room. High school diploma or GED required. Two year’s direct care experience serving adults with multiple and/or severe disabilities required. One year’s experience in an ADS activity room or a sheltered workshop, and/or additional training, coursework or relevant program experience preferred. Physical capacity to perform lifting (minimum of 50 lb.) and assume body positions related to routines of personal care of clients (e.g. pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and reaching) required. Ability to complete state-approved medications administration course and competency to perform delegated nursing tasks as evaluated by the agency nurse required. Verbal and writing skills necessary to effectively communicate and document client needs. Professional manner and willingness to work as part of a team. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and has reliable daily transportation.
Direct Support Professional, OakLeaf (Part Time positions available) – West Side and East Side Locations
Provide daily living skills training and supportive direct care services to clients as identified in their Individual Service Plan (ISP); for example, meal preparation, housekeeping, toileting, bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with or administering medications, shopping, attending appointments, transporting, performing health care related activities, etc. Ensure the safety and well-being of clients, including shoveling snow to clear walkways. High school diploma or GED required. Possesses a valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or less moving violations and has reliable daily transportation. Knowledge of and ability to lift, turn, position and transfer persons with physical disabilities in a safe and comfortable manner. Able to lift 50 pounds or more safely and operate a “Handi-Move”. Has reliable transportation available, when working, in order to transport self to work, meetings, and between sites; Able to operate common household appliances including stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, iron, vacuum, clothes washer and dryer, etc. Able to work pre-established hours, including weekends, based upon the needs of the program and clients.
Group Home Team Lead – Cleveland Heights Location
Provide care to individuals, and direct the activities of staff, to efficiently meet the physical and programming needs of residents of the facility. High school diploma or GED. One year experience in an ICF, acute or long-term care setting required. DD and supervisory experience preferred. Sight and hearing ability sufficient to complete the responsibilities of the job. Writing and math skills sufficient to complete necessary documents. Able to transport self to work and meetings. Must have reliable transportation to travel between sites. Posses a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations. Basic functional knowledge of habilitation plans, daily living skills, programming, health needs, and behavior modification programming. Knowledge of and ability to lift, turn, position and transfer people with severe physical disabilities in a safe and comfortable manner. Able to lift fifty (50) or more pounds. Able to flex schedule as needed. Able to transport clients safely, using agency provided lift-equipped vehicles. Able to operate common household appliances including stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, iron, vacuum, clothes washer and dryer, etc. Able to apply conflict resolution skills sufficiently to refrain from behavior or conduct deemed offensive or undesirable. Courteous and cooperative manner. Able to organize time efficiently.
Job Training Community Connector – Cleveland Location
Provides support for all participants in OakLeaf Job Training and Day Services as needed, regardless of caseload assignment. Delivers support services, training, and personal care for adults with multiple disabilities (i.e., physical, developmental and/or intellectual) in basic daily living, recreational and work-related activities to maximize their independence and community integration in accordance with their Individual Service Plan (ISP) goals. Carries out ISP programs and works cooperatively with other staff members in providing comprehensive services to program participants to ensure that their needs are met efficiently and that they are served in a safe, clean and comfortable environment. Though assigned to work in OakLeaf Job Training, the Job Training Community Connector will work in the program where staff coverage is most needed at a given time. High school diploma or GED required. One year’s experience in a workshop at a community employment site, an ADS activity room, or residential setting, with additional training and/or relevant program experience serving adults with severe disabilities strongly preferred. Physical capacity to perform lifting (minimum of 50 lb.) and assume body positions related to routines of light industrial and personal care tasks (e.g. pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, reaching, crouching, stooping, kneeling). Adequate manual dexterity to complete subcontracted work, utilize simple fixtures/jigs and operate equipment–hand jack, scales, etc.; sufficient vision to monitor quality control. Ability to pass a state-approved medication passing course and competency to perform delegated nursing tasks, as required. Sufficient academic skills to complete required documentation. Verbal ability to communicate client needs and direct them to appropriate staff. Professional appearance, attention to detail, accuracy, and ability to plan and organize work efficiently and independently. Ability to communicate with customers, clients and staff and conduct oneself in a professional manner. Valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or fewer moving violations required. Reliable daily transportation.
It is the policy of UCP of Greater Cleveland to provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. UCP of Greater Cleveland will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.