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Current Employment Opportunities
Day Services Team Lead – Highland Hills Location
Provide 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 ADS 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, as well as two year’s direct care experience serving adults with multiple and/or severe disabilities. One year’s experience in an ADS activity room or a sheltered workshop, and/or additional training, coursework or relevant program experience preferred. Ability to complete state-approved medications administration course and competency to perform delegated nursing tasks as evaluated by the agency nurse required. Must 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.
Job Training Community Connector, Oakleaf
Provides support services, training, and personal care for adults with multiple disabilities (i.e., physical, developmental and/or mental) in basic daily living, recreational and work-related habilitation activities to maximize their independence and community integration in accordance with their Individual Plan (IP) goals. Carries out IP 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 on the production floor as the primary job function, the Job Training Community Connector is cross-trained to perform the duties and established routines of the Day Services Community Connector in the Day Services Program. 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.
Occupational Therapist, LeafBridge
With general supervision, plans, organizes and participates in medically oriented occupational therapy programs to habilitate clients with developmental disabilities in center-based or school based programs. Combination of education and experience normally represented by a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy, licensed by the State of Ohio, and certification by the American Occupational Therapy Association. Minimum one (1) to two (2) years related work experience required. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Therapy and Educational Aide, LeafBridge
Provides support and assistance to physical, occupational, and speech therapists before, during, and after treatment sessions. Provides direct care to students in the Day Program to support the development of basic life skills, communication, and functional academic skills as outlined in their Individualized Educational Program (IEP.) Works cooperatively with all staff to provide comprehensive services to clients in a safe, clean and comfortable environment. Support professional staff in completing a variety of other assignments which may include clerical work, organizing, computer work, assistance with home programs, and a variety of other tasks. High school diploma is required. Associate degree is preferred. One-two years’ experience working with children and/or young adults with physical and development disabilities is preferred. Physical capacity to perform lifting (minimum of 50 lb.) and assume body positions related to routines of therapeutic activities personal care tasks (e.g. pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, reaching, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and lifting). Sufficient vision to monitor quality control. Verbal ability to communicate client needs and direct them to appropriate staff. 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 have 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.