Want to make a huge impact with amazing people and follow your desire for a career that changes lives? At DIVERSITY, we do this every day. If you are a human services professional who is driven to succeed in helping people and organizations perform at an optimal level come join our team!
We are looking for individuals with a degree in psychology, education, social work, occupational/recreational therapy, nursing, or other human services preferred for most positions. Previous experience working in the field is not required. We can teach the skills but you have to have the passion.

We recognize that the strength of our services relies on the talents and expertise of our staff. Although we are a large organization, we understand that good care depends upon each individual staff member having a positive therapeutic relationship with a small number of individual clients. Every one of our employees is vital to this process.

DIVERSITY provides exemplary staff training and understands that ongoing learning is essential to quality improvement. Our organization's leadership makes use of a participatory management style that includes input from staff throughout the agency and fosters a positive work environment where open communication, fairness, professionalism, teamwork and integrity are key!

DIVERSITY has immediate openings for full and part-time positions with day, evening and overnight shifts available. We are hiring Supervisors and Direct Support Professionals.

To apply email your resume’ to awilliams@onediversity.org and mcwhittingham@onediversity.org or fax to 804-276-1611. Questions should be directed to Amy Williams at 804-709-3021.

Diversity Positions

Supervisor

Supervisors, will be asked to supervise the work activities of Community Coaches including communicating information, ensuring adherence to company’s policies and procedures, evaluating performance, and training/coaching including regularly observing supervisors in the community. Assisting individuals with a developmental disability to overcome barriers and challenges to establishing and maintaining a network of relationships, valued social roles and teach them new life skills. Also, work with the people we support and other members of the interdisciplinary team to develop Person Centered Service plans that aid the person in achieving their personal life goals.

As a supervisor you will be asked to accurately document services that are provided to include: quarterly Person-Centered Reviews to document progress towards goals, General Event Reports for incidents, biweekly billing data, ensure completion of daily progress notes, medication administration, behavior data forms, and other documentation as required.

Supervisors will be asked to provide positive behavior support to the people we support as necessary and document accordingly. Also, ensure individuals attend assigned daily community activity and coordinate groups transportation to assigned activity. The positions seeks the ability to develop structured curriculum and activities for individuals while onsite according to their Person-Centered Plans. We are to always communicate in a respectful manner with all people including the people we support, supervisors, other valued
 team members, and members of the community. The ability to effectively communicate and support the organization’s mission, vision and values is foundational piece of any position inside the company. Alongside, personnel must complete all required trainings and demonstrate competency through application of these trainings in daily job duties. The individuals we support require confidentiality in the matters concerning their lives and that of the company.

- Must have previous supervisory or leadership experience.
- Must have a passion for and desire to work with people with intellectual disabilities and other physical or mental illness.
- Have sufficient computer skills and excellent writing skills to prepare documentation, staff schedules, monthly activities calendar, compile data, etc.
- Ability to prioritize conflicting deadlines.
- Ability to observe, record and report participant’s behavior, attitude and physical condition.
- Ability to perform basic math and communicate effectively, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to effectively train program staff and provide on-going supports to encourage professional development of all staff.
- No convictions for crimes that preclude a person from working with members of a vulnerable population.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Valid driver’s license.

Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professionals, support individuals with an intellectual disability/mental health to live as independently as possible, reach their goals, develop skills and provide support when required. This position is responsible for maintaining a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment that supports growth and facilitates the development of independent and self-help skills. Accurately document services that are provided to include: daily progress notes, appointment summaries, medication administration, behavior and incident, billing and other documentation as required. Provide positive behavior support to the people we support as necessary and document accordingly.

This position works in partnership with the individuals we support to promote their health and safety including scheduling and transporting individuals to medical, dental, and other appointments. We encourage and support community involvement for the people we support. Always communicate in a respectful manner with all people including the people we support, supervisors, other valued team members, and members of the community. Complete all required trainings and demonstrate competency through application of these trainings in daily job duties. Maintain the confidentiality of the individuals that we support and that of the company.Maintain the assigned facility, order groceries/supplies, and participate in the on-call rotation.Other duties as assigned.
- Must have a passion for and desire to work with people with intellectual disabilities and other physical or mental disabilities.
- Must have sufficient computer skills and excellent writing skills to prepare documentation, staff schedules, monthly activities calendar, compile data, etc.
- Ability to prioritize conflicting deadlines.
- Ability to observe, record and report participant’s behavior, attitude and physical condition.
- Ability to perform basic math and communicate effectively, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- No convictions for crimes that preclude a person from working with members of a vulnerable population.
- A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
- Valid driver’s license.

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