Diversity Positions

Program Supervisor

If you have leadership experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and looking for a meaningful work life. Leverage your skills with Diversity to make an impact in people’s lives. We are seeking an energetic and passionate human services professional to serve as a Supervisor in one of our programs.
We are looking for a passionate leader who can successfully assist in directing program staff to provide high quality services to individuals we support. In this role you will help manage the day-to-day operations with the support of the Operations Director.
Bachelor’s degree in a human services related field or 3 years’ experience in a human services delivery system including at least 1 year in a comparable program
- Must have a passion for and desire to work with people with intellectual disabilities and other physical or mental illness. At least 3 years’ experience providing support to persons with developmental disabilities
-Demonstrated leadership ability
-Ability to effectively establish and maintain meaningful relationships
-Ability to coordinate activities and services to meet the on-going needs of individuals served
-Strong follow through to ensure quality services, regulations and residents rights are upheld
-High energy, goal-oriented, and an ability to inspire people
-Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
- Must pass background investigation and central registry check.

Direct Support Professional

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! We are a dynamic human service organization that provides a variety of innovative supports to meet the needs of individuals with a developmental disability and/or mental illness. Developmental disabilities include conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, down syndrome, etc. Information about us can be found at www.onediversity.org
We are seeking a full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) who is motivated, flexible, bright, energetic, responsible, and organized. The role of the DSP is to support people with a developmental disability/mental illness in every way possible to facilitate personal growth.
Direct Support: encouraging personal skill development in all areas of life by showing, teaching and talking. • building self-esteem by doing things together, rather than doing everything for them. • providing opportunities for new experiences. • getting involved in the community through recreation, shopping, and building positive relationships • encouraging individuals to make choices and decisions in all areas of their lives, and providing the opportunities to learn how to make decisions • building a relationship based on respect, to enable you to offer support, guidance and direction • encouraging, teaching and assisting with household, community and personal responsibilities such as shopping, cleaning, doctor appointments. • supporting people in social situations to learn to feel comfortable and confident with others through appropriate interactions and build positive relationships.
Teamwork: offering support, respect and feedback to other team members • ensuring communication is clear, concise and honest • attending staff meetings and contributing professionally • covering assigned shifts or finding a suitable replacement, giving adequate notice and informing the team. • sharing and contributing ideas, knowledge • respecting the workplace physical structure, keeping it clean, safe and secure for those we support

Health & Safety: administering medication correctly • being aware of and competent in dealing with individual medical needs ex. seizures, health concerns, allergies etc. • attending regularly and consistently to personal care needs such as bathing, hygiene, grooming etc. in a dignified and respectful matter.

Documentation/Communication: ensuring information is shared by: completing progress notes at the end of each shift • reading, documenting in communication books before and after each shift as appropriate • writing reports immediately following an event ex. general and behavior event reports, etc.
Bachelors degree is preferred. Must have a passion for working with individuals with a developmental disability. Previous experience working with individuals with behavioral challenges or mental illness is preferred. Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance. Must pass background investigation and central registry check.
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.

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