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As a member of the UCP of NEPA staff, you provide our consumers with care and support that makes a positive difference
in their lives. In return, we offer you very competitive wages, a generous leave package, health benefits, a 401K and more.
Please note, applicants must be 18 years or older and require a valid PA driver's license.

 

last updated: 09/09/2022


POSITION 1: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

Scope: The Assistive Technology Specialist reports directly to the Director of Adult Services.

Basic Function: The Assistive Technology Specialist will assist the public in the knowledge of, and availability of assistive technology through the means of presentations, public awareness events, trainings, individual support, as well as assessments. The Assistive Technology Specialist will serve as a community resource for all areas that fall under assistive technology.

Essential Job Elements:

  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will provide assistance and information in the areas of assistive technology to all requesters as it pertains to assistive devices, services, funding, as well as available programs.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will conduct presentations and trainings for groups in the community setting.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will provide demonstrations of all applicable equipment/devices, as well as provide support for individual’s equipment management such as pick-up, cleaning, data-entry, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will complete all necessary reports, as well as maintain records in an organized manner.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will develop and complete grant-writing, as well as submit proposals for any additional needed equipment for the continuity of services.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will assist in completing quarterly billing, as well as annual budgets for the program.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will fabricate and individualize devices in order to personalize the item(s) for the applicable individual’s needs.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will be flexible to the needs of the program, and will adapt to changes in duties, methods, priorities and environments.
  • The Assistive Technology Specialist will maintain a cooperative relationship with staff, supervisors, and Directors, and will work to create an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust within the facility.

Physical Demands

    • The physical duties that are required of an employee in this position include the loading and unloading of training and presentation materials, as well as any applicable devices and/or equipment for such activities. The candidate must be able to stand for 1-3 hours per day, sit for 1-3 hours per day, and be able to lift up to 50lbs independently.

Health Considerations

    • In working in the client population, there is a risk of exposure to Hepatitis B or other infectious and/or communicable diseases. Staff are informed of the risk, as well as necessary precautions, and staff are responsible to adhere to the agency’s policy/practices regarding health and safety standards.
    • Staff are offered the Hepatitis B vaccine upon employment with UCP of NEPA at no personal cost. Staff may decline the vaccine opportunity, but may request to receive the vaccine at any time during employment with UCP of NEPA. Staff who decline the vaccine opportunity are required to document their refusal at the time of the offer.

Job Type: The Assistive Technology Specialist is a full-time position, working 37.5 hours per week, 75 hours per pay period.

Pay: $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

COVID-19 considerations: PPE is supplied to all staff. Staff mask at all times while providing services to individuals with disabilities. Office staff are required to mask when they leave their office/meet with others. Staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms.

Experience: Two years verifiable experience in occupational therapy, speech therapy, or assistive technology experience. Experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities preferred. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills, and have a valid PA Driver’s License with a reliable mode of transportation.

License/Certification: PA Driver's License (Required)


POSITION 2: DIRECTOR OF ADULT SERVICES

Scope: The Director of Adult Services reports directly to the Executive Director. This position is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the adult day program.

Responsibilities:

  1. Program:
    1. Leads team supervising the following process:
      • Referrals, assignment and scheduling of staff
      • Determining availability of service following Intake
      • Scheduling services (including transportation)
      • Monitoring initial and subsequent evaluations and individual program plans
    2. Will be an active daily participant in all program functions
    3. Orients staff to the assessment, program development, and implementation process
    4. Meets regularly with other service providers and referral sources
    5. Represents agency at meetings and organizations as assigned
    6. Compiles and takes referrals
    7. Plans new services to meet identified needs
    8. Understands and functions under the philosophy, policy and procedures of UCP of NEPA and its adult program
    9. The Director of Adult Services will be flexible to the needs of the program, and will adapt to changes in duties, methods, priorities and environments.
    10. The Director of Adult Services will maintain a cooperative relationship with staff, supervisors, and Directors, and will work to create an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust within the facility.
  1. Administration:
    1. Attends management and staff meetings
    2. Prepares timely reports for county/state agencies
    3. Conducts regular staff meetings
    4. Prepares funding proposals as needed
    5. Provides input into budget process
    6. Other duties as assigned
  1. Supervision:
    1. Hires and supervises staff employed in the program following the agency’s personnel policies.
    2. Provides all documentation for personnel file and payroll including leave time and attendance
    3. Ensures that staff comply with policies and procedures of agency
    4. Coordinates outside education and training for staff
    5. Plans and implements required in-service training

Job Type: Full-time, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 7.5 hour shift, Monday through Friday

Pay: Up to $39,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

COVID-19 considerations: PPE is supplied to all staff. Staff mask at all times while providing services to individuals with disabilities. Office staff are required to mask when they leave their office/meet with others. Staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms.

Education: Bachelor's degree in human services or related field (Preferred)

Experience: Three (3) years working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities; supervisory experience (Required)

License/Certification: PA Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location


POSITION 3: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Scope: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), our Administrative Assistant performs secretarial work of a responsible nature.

Responsibilities:

  • preparing and maintaining control over agency incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • maintaining staff records including attendance, training, physicals, and other required documentation for continuation of state licensing
  • preparing and disseminating information for monthly board meetings
  • shares responsibility with receptionist for answering phones and required clerical work for administrative and program staff
  • maintains confidentiality in all matters

Candidate should possess strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is preferred.

Job Type: Full-time, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Pay: $16.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

COVID-19 considerations: PPE is supplied to all staff. Staff mask at all times while providing services to individuals with disabilities. Office staff are required to mask when they leave their office/meet with others. Staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms.

Education: Associates degree in business administration or related field

Experience: Two (2) years administrative assistant experience

License/Certification: PA Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location


POSITION 4: RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR

Job Description: Residential Coordinator supervises 4 group homes supporting adults with intellectual disabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • coordinating annual assessments
  • attending team meetings, actively participating in plan development
  • scheduling and supervising staff
  • monitoring day to day activities to ensure quality services

Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently. Rotating on call duties.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree-2 years experience working with people with intellectual disabilities

or

Associate's degree 4 years experience working with people with intellectual disabilities
Valid driver's license

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $41,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations: PPE is supplied to all staff. Staff mask at all times while providing services to individuals with disabilities. Office staff are required to mask when they leave their office/meet with others. Staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms.

Education: Associate (Preferred)

Experience: Caregiving: 2 years (Required)

License/Certification: PA Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location


POSITION 5: RESIDENTIAL SHIFT SUPERVISOR

Description: Shift Supervisor is responsible for providing support to individuals with intellectual disabilities, overseeing a safe environment for the individuals UCP of NEPA supports in a community living setting. Shift Supervisors assist with an individual's personal care and hygiene, household chores, food planning and meals, and all aspects of daily living activities and community activities.

Responsibilities: Shift Supervisors are responsible for the overall management of the home including supervision of DSPs, scheduling, medical appointments, and adhere to state regulations.

Shifts: Full time; second shift including weekends, overtime (call in for additional shifts) is required 

Salary: $20.25*/ hour

Benefits: health benefits, paid time off, flexible hours, 401K, team atmosphere

Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid PA driver’s license

*Sliding differential scale based on verified, previous experience


POSITION 6: DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

Description: Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) provide support to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a community living setting. DSPs assist with an individual's personal care and hygiene, household chores, food planning and meals, and all aspects of daily living activities and community activities. DSPs maintain a safe environment for the individuals UCP of NEPA supports.

Shifts: Full time, part time (days, evenings, weekends, overnights)

Salary: $17.25*/ hour; $18 for awake, overnight shift

Benefits: health benefits, paid time off, flexible hours, 401K, team atmosphere

Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid PA driver’s license

*Sliding differential scale based on verified, previous experience


POSITION 7: ADULT DAY PROGRAM AIDE

Description: Adult Day Program Aide is a Monday – Friday, full-time position working with adults with developmental disabilities in a day program setting. Employee responsibilities include assisting program consumers with daily living activities throughout the program day and transporting consumers in an agency vehicle to and from program. A valid PA driver’s license is a requirement for this position. Candidate must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Shifts: Full time, day shift, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Salary: $14.00/ hour

Benefits: health benefits, paid time off, flexible hours, 401K, team atmosphere

Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid PA driver’s license
  • previous experience

 

Applications can be dropped off in person or mailed to
UCP of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Attn: Human Resources
425 Wyoming Avenue
Scranton, PA  18503

Rather submit your application and resume via email? No problem. Email everything to
JOBS@UCPNEPA.ORG

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