Job Opportunities

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

What is a Direct Support Professional?
Direct Support Professionals provide support and supervision to individuals who have developmental, mental health, or physical disabilities. 

What are the responsibilities of a Direct Support Professional?
Helps to establish and keep community relationships and friendships. Assists individuals with daily routines including, but not limited to, household tasks, cooking and eating, individual self-care, socializing, use of leisure time, health and safety, money management and behavior management. Administers medications. Provides transportation. Documents servies and eventsthrough an online computer program.

Who makes a great Direct Support Professional?
An individual who:

Has a passion for helping others Is flexible and dependable Displays the qualities of the company’s core values including enthusiasm, commitment, humility, and ownership Why is being a Direct Support Professional so rewarding? Direct Support Professionals get to know new people and create relationships.  They also get to participate in new experiences and have fun while at work!  Direct Support Professionals go home every single day knowing they made a difference.

Who are we looking for?
Applicants must be 18 years or older, with a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience delivering services to individuals with disabilities.  Individuals applying with Genesis Group Homes must also possess a valid driver’s license, have access to an insured vehicle, have a clean driving record, and need to pass a DHS background study.  Applicants also must possess basic computer skills to be successful in this position.

House Supervisor

What is a House Supervisor?
House Supervisors oversee the support and supervision of individuals who have developmental, mental health, or physical disabilities.  House Supervisors manage the employees assigned to their site and are responsible for overall management of the household. 

What are the responsibilities of a House Supervisor?
Develops and demonstrates person centered and therapeutic working relationships with individuals, staff, families and friends, management, and other agency personnel. Maintains employee schedules and time cards. Ensures that all employment standards are met per federal and state law, and GGH’s policies and procedures. Confirms Direct Support Professionals have met their employment requirements and are completing all job duties. Trains new employees assigned to their site. Participates in the writing all monthly, quarterly, annual, or as assigned reviews and reports. Consults with medical providers and document results; convey important information about incidents, accidents, and illnesses to the DC and IDT. Manages individual and company funds. Assists individuals with daily routines including, but not limited to, household tasks, cooking and eating, individual self-care, socializing, use of leisure time, health and safety, money management and behavior management.  Administers medications. Provides transportation. Documents through an online computer program, all services and events.

Who makes a great House Supervisor?
An individual who:

Has a passion for helping others. Has management/leadership experience. Is comfortable with independent decision making and problem solving. Displays the qualities of the company’s core values including enthusiasm, commitment, humility, and ownership. Why is being a House Supervisor so rewarding? House Supervisors get the opportunity to teach new Direct Support Professionals about how to be successful in this field!  In this position, employees enjoy a variety of work including management, care and supervision for individuals in our homes, training, as well as administrative work.  House Supervisors go home every single day knowing not only that they make a difference in individuals lives, but employees lives as well!

Who are we looking for?
Applicants must be 18 years or older, with a high school diploma or its equivalent and three years of experience delivering services to individuals with disabilities.  College coursework in psychology, social work, or social services is a plus. Individuals applying with Genesis Group Homes must also possess a valid driver’s license, have access to an insured vehicle, have a clean driving record, and need to pass a DHS background study.  Applicants also must possess basic computer skills to be successful in this position.

Designated Coordinator

What is a Designated Coordinator?
Designated Coordinators oversee the support, supervision, and programming of 3-5 sites. Designated Coordinators manage the House Supervisor assigned to their caseload and provide them support and mentoring in running the homes.

What are the responsibilities of a Designated Coordinator?
Frequent communication with individuals, teams, employees, and management. Develop and maintain CSSPA, SMA, IAPP, and goals for each of the individuals on their caseload. Completes employee reviews and issue corrective actions as needed. Ensures staff are thoroughly and promptly trained. Visit each site on a caseload and weekly basis at minimum. Oversee sites to ensure they are following assigned budgets. Ensures schedules for sites are maintained and information is submitted for payroll. Ensures sites on caseload are following 245D, P & P, Employee Handbook, etc.

What makes a great Designated Coordinator?
An individual who:

Has excellent communication and time management skills. A person that has a passion for helping others. Strong management and leadership skills. The ability to make independent decisions based on policy and core values to problem solve. Why is being a Designated Coordinator so rewarding? Designated Coordinators have the ability to build strong teams that are committed to GGH’s mission. This position is primarily administrative, but must be comfortable working in the homes alongside Direct Support Professionals and House Supervisors, and get to know each individual’s PCP. Designated Coordinators go home each day knowing they are the glue to supporting the individuals, staff, supervisors, team, and management.

Who are we looking for?
Applicants must be 18 years or older and meet one of the qualifications required. Individuals applying with Genesis Group Homes must also possess a valid driver’s license, have access to an insured vehicle, have a clean driving record, and need to pass a DHS background study. Applicants also must possess basic computer skills to be successful in this position.