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Direct Support Professionals (DSP)
provide services to children and adults with developmental disabilities that help them live happy, healthy and fulfilling lives. Depending on the needs of our consumers, Direct Support Professionals provide assistance with living skills development, health maintenance and medication administration, personal care and behavioral development.

Mantle Ct
FT 2nd shift

Pinebrook
PT - Every Other weekend

Piney Grove
PT Every Other weekend

Kelly Street
FT Every weekend Shift Leader Fri-Sun

Taylor Home
PT Every Other Weekend
FT 2nd Shift

Date Posted 6/30/15

A High School Diploma or GED and a driver license valid for use in NC and with a good driving record are required. Related experience and education are preferred.

Prospective employees are asked to provide information relating to their education, employment history, driving record (including proof of a Driver License valid for use in NC), and a medical statement. Offers of employment are conditional upon the verification of background information and passing a drug screening.

Direct Support Professionals work in a number of settings including Group Homes (small residential homes that serve up to 6 people), Day Programs (living skills and pre-employment training), Home and Community Based Services (in-home care and supports) and Vocational Rehabilitation (job training and job placement).

Apply in person 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
2211 Executive Street,
Charlotte, NC

A printable application can also be downloaded at Autismservices.org
a Group Home Manager
Job Functions: Full time, live-in position in a group home environment. The Group Home Manager will be responsible for the overall operation of the home as well as enhancing the lives of the individuals that live there. Duties include caring for customers, teaching independent living skills and supporting individual choice; Maintaining the health and safety of each customer; Implementing ISP’s for each individual served; Managing the monthly household budget, documentation; Supervising group home staff, filling in for absences as needed. Shift: Sun evening to Friday evening with some time off during the morning hours.


Date Posted 6/26/15

Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum of one year supervisory experience
One year of experience working with the special needs population
Valid NC Drivers License with clean driving record
To Apply: Apply in person 8:30am-4:30pm
at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211.
A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
a Employment Specialist – Union Co.
InReach is seeking an Employment Specialist to work with an innovative business-led internship program in Union County that supports individuals with disabilities to learn transferable job skills and look for work in the community.
Description: Full time position primarily responsible for supporting the Project Search program in Union County. The Employment Specialist will support the host business and students during internship rotations; assessing the needs of customer’s skills to increase opportunity for employment. The Employment Specialist will also assist customers in searching for jobs/job leads and network with employers. Additional duties involve assisting students with selecting, getting and maintaining their job of choice by supporting them with the application process, interviews and on the job training.


Date Posted 6/26/15

Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a human services field or a high school diploma with three years of experience in the general workforce, two of which are working directly with individuals that have behavioral health or DD. Staff must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record. Experience as a job coach or in a transitional setting preferred. Familiarity with Union County is preferred. To Apply: Apply in person 8:30am-4:30pm
at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211.
A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
a First in Families Project Coordinator
InReach is seeking a First in Families Project Coordinator to work out of the Charlotte office. The FIF Project Coordinator’s focus is to work to enhance the ability of customers and their families to lead a self-determined life. This is accomplished by coordinating and facilitating opportunities and resources that promote formal and informal support, information and choice.
Essential Job Results: Determines nature of customer and family situation and proper linkage to community resources, establishing a course of action; Obtains requested supports by leveraging funds, soliciting donations, accessing community resources and obtaining grants; Oversees systemic and operational functions of the First in Families Project; Maintains customer and family confidence and protects operations; Maintains quality staff and volunteers. FIF Coordinator will lead the FIF Management Team in accordance to the FIF Guiding Principles and InReach Standards. Coordinator will also supervise and oversee coordination of all donated items.


Date Posted 6/10/15

Requirements/Qualifications: Possess a baccalaureate degree or a high school diploma with 2 years experience in resource development and with individuals with developmental disabilities; Experience working with volunteers and soliciting donations; Supervisory experience preferred; Possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record. FIF Coordinator must also be able to speak in front of groups, lift up to 25 lbs, and drive a variety of vehicles.
Salary Range: $37K-$41K per year, depending on experience.
To Apply: Apply in person 8:30am-4:30pm
at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211.
A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
LifeSpan Substitute Community Enrichment Specialists
LIFESPAN is seeking 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists at their Monroe, NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 3/20/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer.

Applications can be forward to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
Total Care Qualified Professional
Some of the major Responsibilities: Supervision
• Provide clinical and administrative supervision per the Supervision Policy & Procedure to direct care staff
• Ensure Individual Supervision Plans for paraprofessional staff are completed at hire and annually
• Review program’s service notes/grids within a timely manner written by staff
• Perform home visits and on-site supervision
• Review all timesheets for appropriate signatures and accuracy
• Ensure all staff’s trainings and insurance are current
• Attend monthly staff meetings and program staff meetings
Clinical • Attend ISP meetings for participants
• Develop individualized short term goals, task analysis and interventions for the participants in your program.
• Ensure all consents needed are completed annually
• Ensure all RDSPs are completed (as applicable)
• Ensure client specific trainings are completed for every participant/staff relationship
• Enter goals into OnTarget
• Complete TARs in Provider Direct before annual ISP
• Review weekly billing to ensure hours are used or complete deviation of service forms
• Complete monthly progress review of goals
• Review short term goals quarterly
• Review and update task analysis per participant’s goal frequency


Date Posted 4/28/15

Must be credentialed as a Qualified Professional with either:
1. Graduate of a college/university with a Master’s degree in a related human service field and has 1 year of full-time, post-graduate accumulated MH/DD/SAS experience with the population served.
2. Graduate of a college/university with a baccalaureate degree in a related human service field and has 2 years of full-time, post-baccalaureate accumulated MH/DD/SAS experience with the population served.
3. Graduate of a college/university with a baccalaureate degree in an unrelated human service field and has 4 years of full-time, post-baccalaureate accumulated MH/DD/SAS experience with the population served
Log onto our website totalcareandconcern.org to download application and return to Christine@totalcareandconcern.org along with copy of driver’s license.
Total Care Day Support Program Facilitator
Some of the major Responsibilities:
• Develop volunteer and work sites for participants
• Conduct Weekly Field Audits
• Perform any Drills or Site Inspections as assigned by Safety Committee
• Inspect all operating equipment in Day Support Sites and ensure a safe and appropriate working environment, with a focus on safety, health and hygiene
• Check and Log water temps bi-monthly at all Day Supports sites
• Check and Log Fridge and Freezer temps daily at Day Support sites
• Perform Quality and Satisfaction calls monthly to all families, guardians and/or consumers
• Coordinate Event Calendar including community activity for Day Support program in collaboration with Directors and QPs at each campus
• Help coordinate TCCI Annual Birthday Celebration
• Inspect emergency/First-Aid kits of direct care staff quarterly
• Facilitate Quarterly Peer Groups in collaboration with Day Support QPs
• Facilitate Peer Newsletter


Date Posted 4/28/15

GED or high school diploma
Minimum of four (4) years of experience in the IDD field
Log onto our website totalcareandconcern.org to download application and return to Christine@totalcareandconcern.org along with copy of driver’s license.
Autism Society of North Carolina Autism Society of North Carolina: Charlotte Region is looking for a part-time employee. Staff will work 1:1 with an individual in their home/community. (Mecklenburg, Gaston, and Lincoln counties)


Date Posted 4/15/15

Must be 18 to apply, Have a valid Driver’s license, and a High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience with Autism is preferred. Use this link and click on the green Apply Button. This will take you to a list of open positions throughout the entire state, you can filter by region if you type in the box Charlotte that will take you to the application for you to register and start the application process.
http://www.autismsociety-nc.org/index.php/about-the-autism-society-of-nc/jobs
IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED YOU MUST GO TO THE WEBSITE TO APPLY
a DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
DSP’s provide on-on-one support to individuals with developmental disabilities. Services may include In-Home Skill Building, Supported Employment, Community Networking, Personal Care, Day Supports and Respite. Preference given for experience with I/DD population.


Date Posted 3/20/15

Applicant must be able to transport customers in personal vehicle. Applicant must have High School Diploma/GED, valid Driver’s License, and clear criminal background. Pay ranges from $10-$16 per hour depending on service provided. To Apply: Apply in person 8:30am-4:30pm
at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211.
A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
LifeSpan Substitute Community Enrichment Specialists
LIFESPAN is seeking 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists at their Monroe, NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 3/20/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer.

Applications can be forward to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
a Weekend Relief Manager for ASL Group Home
This part-time position is responsible for providing support to individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home setting. Duties include supporting 4-6 customers with daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, and community outings.
Schedule: Friday 6pm- Sunday 6:30pm, every other weekend, overnights required.


Date Posted 3/10/15

Applicant must be fluent in American Sign Language, have high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and a clear criminal background. Preference given for experience with I/DD population. To Apply: Apply in person 8:30am-4:30pm
at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211.
A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
a Guardianship Specialist
The individual will be responsible for case coordination, provide advocacy and liaison activities in Mecklenburg, N.C. and surrounding counties. Candidate will be required to travel to residential facilities, homes of those served, and requires the ability to work independently. Candidate must have some knowledge of social work principles, must have initiative, organization skills, and ability to deal with crisis. Applicant must be able to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and written, and plan and execute work effectively.

Date Posted 3/9/15

A 4 year- human service degree and experience in human services is required. Salary range 29,000-39,000. To apply for this position please Please send resume to Kira Wilson, at KWilson@arcnc.org.
Nevins Job Title: CMC Model Worker
The Primary Duty of this position is the responsibility for teaching and modeling good work habits and techniques within the Carolina Health Care System Sterilization and Decontamination Department and CMC Main.
1. Folds, assembles, and wraps materials for completion of daily assignments.
2. Teaches and models good work habits and techniques.
3. Follows correct procedures for transporting and handling of items for sterilization.
4. Provides an appropriate role model for the people that served.
5. Maintains cleanliness if assigned work area.
6. Assists with production material processing and movement as requested by supervisor.
7. Ensures production and quality for work performed.
8. Ensures safe work environment by adhering to all safety guidelines as applicable to OSHA regulations.
9. Ensures consumers have adequate work materials for the day.
10. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted
11. Other related duties as assigned
Shift: FT 2nd Shift 1pm-9pm Monday-Friday at Carolina Medical Center Main FLSA: Non-Exempt


Date Posted 3/6/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Email resume to: fstancil@nevinsinc.org or
fax 704-508-7052
a Position: Employment Specialist/Job Coach
Full time position providing services by supporting classroom teacher, host businesses, and students during internship rotations; assessing needs of customer’s skills to increase opportunity for employment. Assisting customers in searching for jobs/job leads; networking with employers; selecting, getting and maintaining job of choice through assistance with the application process, interviews and on the job training.


Date Posted 3/4/15

High school diploma or GED, one year supported employment experience working with I/DD required, possess a valid driver’s license and maintain safe driving record.

To Apply: Apply in person at 4425 Randolph Rd, Suite 400, Charlotte, NC 28211. A printable application can also be downloaded at inreachnc.org.
LifeSpan Enrichment Specialists
LIFESPAN is seeking a Full Time Floating Enrichment Specialist at their Charlotte, NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 2/16/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer. Please submit your application and resume to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists
LIFESPAN is seeking 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists at their Dobson , NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 1/14/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer. Please submit your application and resume to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan Residential Enrichment Specialist (2 positions)
LIFESPAN is seeking 2 Full Time Residential Enrichment Specialist at their Flowe Drive Charlotte, NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 2/16/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer. Please submit your application and resume to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists
LIFESPAN is seeking 2 substitute Community Enrichment Specialists at their Dobson , NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 1/14/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer. Please submit your application and resume to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
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The Arc of North Carolina is growing our direct care services we are looking for support staff and one on one workers in the area below $9-$11 /hr. depending on the service provided and experience of applicant. Mooresville – fill-in on evenings and weekend, (10+ hours week to start) regular shift is expected to become available lifting/positioning required. Monroe-active independent adult needs week days and occasional weekend. South Charlotte-active teen after school 2:30p-6:30p. Experience with ABA, VB, TEACCH a plus Mount Holly- flexible schedule may develop into regular summer hours/afterschool hours.


Date Posted 1/14/15

Must be at least 18 with a high school diploma and valid driver’s license. Some experience is preferred but not required. To apply for this position please Please contact Samantha Baucom at SBaucom@arcnc.org
LifeSpan Part Time Community Enrichment Specialist
LIFESPAN is seeking a Part Time Community Enrichment Specialist at their Dobson , NC location. The qualified candidate requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable and flexible to performing under moderate levels of stress when confronted with an emergency. Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License (required for community-based services) or a valid picture ID. Must provide proof of car insurance, if providing community-based services.


Date Posted 1/14/15

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required for this position. A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities or related experience is preferred, but not required. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer.
Inquiries and resumes may be sent to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
LifeSpan Full Time Senior Employment Specialist
LIFESPAN is seeking a Full Time Senior Employment Specialist at their Troutman Employment , NC location. The qualified candidate will ensure individuals are referred to and have completed the Single Portal Process. Follow VR and ADVP regulations and guidelines for supported employment. Exercise judgment in implementing goals, policies and procedures. Participate in and provide input into individual’s IHP/IPP (Individual Habilitation Plan/Individual Program Plan). Ensure that goals and plans are implemented.


Date Posted 1/14/15

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field with a minimum of two years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. LIFESPAN is an EEO Employer.
Inquiries and resumes may be sent to humanresources@lifespan services.org.
Vocational Coaching Employment Skills Training Specialist
Provides skills training, coaching, and job placement support to persons with vocational barriers in a variety of settings to enhance employability and vocational skills by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES are listed below in order of importance, from most important to least important.
Performs job training services and ongoing support activities designed to help consumers achieve and maintain competitive employment and or community transition activities.
Assists with individual assessments to identify needs and develop and implement individual program plans that help consumers identify and achieve short and long-term career goals.
Ensures the management of assigned consumer’s Person Centered Plans in accordance with the related funding source contractual standards and agreements.
Ensures knowledge of each assigned consumers goals and objectives to facilitate and implement services in accordance with the Person Centered Plan. Demonstrates an ability to maintain knowledge of community resources and opportunities to ensure a variety of community based activities
Is present in assigned classes to instruct and train small groups of consumers in classroom or work site settings using established curriculum focusing on employability preparation skills.
Provides training, networking and support for all work sites and other services to create business-based training and work opportunities.
Provides job detail and job site orientation to consumers, including task analysis and training.
Markets Goodwill services to the local business community, referral sources, and to individuals who benefit from services.
Assists consumers in accessing community resources and support services.
Develops and maintains knowledge of community resources and employers to develop job opportunities for consumers and/or appropriate training that will lead to successful employment.
Communicates progress to referral sources regarding consumers’ achievements toward planned goals.
Maintains ongoing contact and completes follow up with consumers and their training site supervisor and/or employer.
Compiles data, prepares reports, and completes documentation in accordance with policies, procedures, regulatory, and contractual guidelines.


Date Posted 12/4/14

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Also listed below are the physical demands that must be met by the team member and the work environment characteristics that the team member will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Psychology, Vocational Rehabilitation, or other Human Services field and two years’ experience working with persons with disabilities, preferably in a vocational setting; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified Professional or Associate Professional status as defined by MH/DD/SAS system of care preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as professional journals, technical procedures and operating and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in person and via telephone, in one-on-one and small group situations and respond to questions from consumers, customers, and the general public using tact, courtesy and cooperativeness.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables exercising judgment, ingenuity and initiative. Ability to work independently. Ability to exercise discretion while regularly managing confidential information.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Working knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet software. Ability to operate office equipment, including computer, telephone, fax machine and copy machine. Ability to regularly instruct, check or verify the work of others. Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekend work as required for job training.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver’s License (Class C), car insurance reliable automobile and safe driving record (as determined by the Agency's insurance carrier). Ability to become a Qualified Professional within two years of hire date if not already certified. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While providing on-the-job training to the person served, the physical demands placed upon the team member are determined by the occupation in which the person served has been employed; physical demands, as listed in the section, may be encountered by the team member periodically or daily for extended periods of time. The team member is regularly (more than 2/3 of the day) required to talk or hear. The team member frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the day) is required to stand, walk, and sit. The team member is occasionally (less than 1/3 of the day) required to turn the body; to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The team member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Frequent local travel required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the team member is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The team member is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Apply at www.goodwillsp.org under “Jobs at Goodwill”



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