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
Adult Day Support (ADS) Assistant, Adult Services – Westlake, Wolstein & Highland Hills
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. Though assigned to work in the ADS program as the primary job function, the ADS Assistant is cross-trained to perform the job duties and established routines of the Habilitation Assistant in the Organizational Employment (production area) program. The ADS Assistant will work in the program and location where staff coverage is most needed at a given time. High school diploma or GED required, along with one year’s direct care experience in an ADS activity room, sheltered workshop, or residential setting, with additional training, coursework and/or relevant experience serving adults with multiple and/or severe disabilities required. Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Direct Support Professional, Adult Services (Full Time and Part Time) – 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.
Environmental Service Technician I
Under the general supervision of the Maintenance & Facility Manager and with occasional direction from the Environmental Service Team Leader, clean and maintain UCP of Greater Cleveland’s facilities in a manner to ensure a safe, clean and comfortable environment for clients, visitors and staff members. Must have knowledge of floor equipment, maintenance and cleaning supplies/materials, and the ability to paint or stain. Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License with two (2) or fewer moving violations. Be able to stand and bend for 8 hours, climb stairs and ladders and lift at least 50 pounds. Have eyesight and hearing ability sufficient to see if areas are clean and to listen to instructions and requests.
Job Coach – PRN
Provide on-call, as needed 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. There is a need for 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. Must have 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.
Job Placement Specialist, OakLeaf Transition Services
Under the direct supervision of the Transition Services Manager and general direction from the Community Employment Manager, the Job Placement Specialist creates, coordinates and delivers individual job placement opportunities in integrated, community settings for clients participating in the Job Placement & Transition Services programs. Contacts prospective employers and matches clients to existing or “carved out” positions in the business community that fulfill mutual employment needs. Particular focus may be on working with young adults in the Project SEARCH school-to-work transition program. Bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation, special education, social work, business or related human services field preferred. A combination of education and experience normally represented by an Associate’s degree in a human services or business field, or a minimum of five years practical experience in the job development and placement field required. Must have reliable transportation and a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations, and the ability to visit businesses in several counties throughout Northeast Ohio also required.
Organizational Employment (OE) Habilitation Assistant, 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 Habilitation Assistant is cross-trained to perform the duties and established routines of the ADS Assistant in the Adult Day Services Program. The Habilitation Assistant will work in the program where staff coverage is most needed at a given time. A high school diploma or GED is required, along with a valid Ohio driver’s license with two (2) or fewer moving violations. One year’s experience in a workshop 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 Therapy Assistant, LeafBridge
Under supervision of Physical Therapist, promote physical development of clients through varied appropriate therapeutic techniques within guidelines as established by Ohio Law and Rules Covering the Practice of Physical Therapy and within the confines of the established code of ethics. Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program; licensed by the State of Ohio; certification from the State Department of Education and the ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds. Minimum of one (1) to two (2) years related experience. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Project SEARCH Job Coach, OakLeaf
Responsible for providing on-site training, supervision and support to high school student interns participating in the Project SEARCH school-to-work transition program. The Job Coach serves as a liaison between the host employer, school, vocational rehabilitation and developmental disabilities partners and UCP to promote the agency’s mission and to facilitate the integration of persons with disabilities into the community work setting (including the worksite internship rotations and/or a competitive job). A high school diploma or GED is required. Two years of related experience working with students or adults with developmental and/or physical disabilities in a school-to-work transition or vocational capacity strongly preferred, or a combination of education and experience typically represented by an Associate’s degree in a human services field. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license with no more than two (2) moving violations and have reliable daily transportation.
Therapy Aide, LeafBridge – Part Time
Provides support and assistance to all therapy staff before, during, and after treatment. Works cooperatively with all staff in providing comprehensive services to clients to ensure that their needs are met efficiently and that they are maintained in a safe, clean and comfortable environment. Support and provide assistance to therapy and other Children’s Services staff in completion of home programs and other clerical duties as assigned. 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. Must 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.