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 Community Connector – Westlake 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.
Director of Development – Cleveland Location
Responsible for managing initiatives to strengthen the base of contributed income to the agency. This includes, but is not limited to the annual fund, special fund campaigns, special events, volunteer events, planned giving, and cultivation of community relationships/sponsorships. Oversee marketing and public relations that increase community awareness of the agency and its mission in ways that result in positive outcomes. Plans, directs and coordinates designated projects for the Development Department and agency. Bachelor’s degree, seven to ten years of proven fundraising/development experience. Master’s degree preferred. Excellent written, oral and communication skills. Must have the ability to generate a positive image of the agency with all contacts and communications that represent the agency. A high degree of computer literacy required, experience using donor management databases preferred. Must have reliable transportation and a valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or less moving violations.
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.
Licensed Practical Nurse
Responsible for ensuring the orders of the physician and instructions of the Registered Nurse are carried out as intended; to identify, monitor and report the health needs of individuals served in cooperation with the Nurse Supervisor, and to ensure a safe and positive environment for individuals served. Responsible for the implementation and documentation of health-related programming and providing support and medically related instruction to Group Homes and Day Programming staff. Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team ensuring the health and safety of each client and the delivery of services to support and enhance their quality of life. High school diploma or GED. Current License of Practical Nursing valid in the state of Ohio (to include pharmacology). Knowledge of scope of practice for an LPN. One year experience in an acute or long-term care setting required, experience with goal setting and training for individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. Sight and hearing ability sufficient to complete the responsibilities of the job. Ability to use standard English effectively in oral and written communication, and math skills sufficient to complete necessary documentation. Basic functional knowledge of habilitation plans, daily living skills, programming, health needs and behavior support programming. Knowledge of and ability to lift, turn, position and transfer individuals with severe physical disabilities in a safe and comfortable manner. Able to lift fifty (50) or more pounds. 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.
Transition Services Job Coach
Provide specialized on-the-job training and support to assist individuals with disabilities in learning and performing a new or changed job and adjusting to the work environment. This includes: task analysis for a particular job; teaching client workers the necessary steps required to complete job tasks; working side-by-side with the client workers to ensure all aspects of the job are done to the employer’s satisfaction; using appropriate learning strategies and identifying necessary accommodations. Combination of education and experience typically represented by an Associate degree in a human services field preferred; minimum of a high school diploma or GED and one year of related experience working with adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities, preferably in a vocational setting, required. Great flexibility in accepting a wide variety of assignments at employment sites in the community, including, but not limited to clerical, manufacturing, guest services, food services, and janitorial settings. Ability to work flexible shifts and hours based upon client work schedules. Demonstrated reliability and dependability. Uses standard English in oral and written communication. Has professional appearance, attention to detail, accuracy and ability to plan and organize work efficiently and independently. Ability to maintain a positive attitude toward clients, staff and agency personnel and to work cooperatively with employers. Ability to effectively use Microsoft Windows-based software programs: proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel required. If applicable at a particular worksite, physical capability to perform lifting (at least 50 lbs.), pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, crouching, stooping, kneeling and reaching. Reliable transportation, a willingness to travel throughout the Northeast Ohio region, and a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations.
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.