Careers

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Below is a list of current career opportunities with Granite State Independent Living. We offer a flexible work environment, a competitive compensation package and the opportunity for professional growth.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, people with disabilities are encouraged to apply, and we prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital or family status. We currently have offices in Concord, Keene, Littleton, Manchester, and Nashua.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply for an Open Position:
Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected]. Please include the job title in the subject line.

Here are our current job listings:

Independent Living Services Coordinator –Full Time Position– Monadnock, NH AREA

As part of the Community Services Department, assist consumers with varying disabilities in gaining skills, support resources and information they need to live independently in the community. Participate in outreach activities to members of the general community: service providers, community organizations, individuals with disabilities and their families.

Responsibilities

  • INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provide reliable information and make referrals where a need is identified to members of the general community, service providers, community organizations, employers, family members, and
    individuals with disabilities. Understand the programs GSIL offers and who/when is appropriate for a referral to these programs.
  • DIRECT SERVICES: Conduct in person intakes; assess consumer needs; develop Independent Living plans with consumers; provide independent living services and skill-building.
  • RECORD KEEPING: Submit accurate, required consumer notes within 24 hours of service and complete required reports within assigned time frames.
  • RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: Identify and utilize local resources in support of community living for people with disabilities such as: referral and service resources; housing, transportation services and other services as needed.
  • ACCESS MODIFICATION: Visually evaluate home, vehicle and community accessibility needs., Facilitate the AMP process by assisting consumers seeking Title VII, Part B or other AMP funding in accessing comparable benefits, locally and statewide; provide support, as needed, toward establishing eligibility; contact vendors, consult on project design and implementation, obtain bids, verify project completion by visual inspection and signing off on consumer paperwork that the job has been completed to their satisfaction and vendor can be paid.
  • COACHING: Help people with disabilities accomplish their independent living goals and achieve greater levels of self-determination through teaching life skills that align with their IL Goals. Teach independent living skills training such as financial management, organization skills, etc. by facilitating one-on-one or group workshops
  • COMMUNITY EDUCATION: Participate in outreach presentations and individualized outreach on disability topics for the general community: including to service providers, community organizations, consumer groups and employers.
  • ADVOCACY/SELF-ADVOCACY: Support and encourage consumer self-advocacy efforts and when necessary and requested, advocate on behalf of consumers.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Conduct travel training by educating individuals on how to use the public transportation system to access his/her community transportation system alone. Help coordinate other transportation services as needed.
  • YOUTH TRANSITION PROGRAM: Support youth with disabilities as they transition to becoming independent adults.
  • PEER SUPPORT: Connect people with disabilities with their peers so they can help each other achieve individual and shared community goals. Assist in providing GSIL’s Peer Support activities for the region in which you work.
  • EMPLOYMENT: Support individuals who wish to maintain or obtain employment in achieving their goals by referring to the appropriate agency.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in the community.

Quality and Performance Standards:

  • Ability to develop an appropriate professional relationship with program participants, community agencies and funding sources
  • Contribute to the achievement of program and fiscal goals
  • Achievement of goals and objectives set out in Annual Performance Appraisal Develop innovative initiatives to enhance program services.

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings/workshops.
  • Support and uphold GSIL policies and procedures, workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.

Education/Training/Experience Minimum of an Associate degree in social services, education, or a related field with at least 2-3 years of related experience required. A Bachelor’s Degree in social services, education, or a related field with at least 2 years of related experience preferred. Outgoing individual with ability to communicate well and organize work independently. Ability to provide information, direct services, and advocacy for consumers. Personal experience with a disability preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

RN LTS Coordinator -30 Hours per week - benefit eligible position (Benefit Eligible)

Basic Function
Provide assessments, evaluation, planning, and community support of assigned LTS program services. Determine eligibility for PCA services and other in-home supports. Teach and provide skills training to care attendants on topics/skills that will help them be successful with their employment and provide skills training to consumers on a variety of topics that will empower and promote independence. Review consumer’s care plans to ensure care needs are being met and adjust as needed. Assist in obtaining services which will enhance the consumers quality of life and promote independence. Assure all paperwork is completed in accordance with GSIL policy & procedures. Assist in outreach efforts. Serve as community I & R for Consumer Directed care options.

*Responsibilities

  • Participate in the assessment and evaluation process for eligibility in GSIL’s consumer directed in home support programs.
  • Consult with individuals about health care concerns and provide information on available options.
  • Consult with other staff regarding appropriateness of an individual’s participation in attendant care programs.
  • Provide orientation and skills training to consumers regarding attendant care program policies and procedures.
  • Address health care management issues and emergency medical planning. Request and participate in risk assessment meetings.
  • Monitor participants’ care plan on a Quarterly basis and more often per regulations/ as the consumer’s needs change, including 6 month and annual reassessments. Provide ongoing support and skills training as needed.
  • Coordinate services and keep and maintain accurate records for consumers. Assure consumer records are maintained in accordance with GSIL policy and procedures.
  • Serve as an information resource for community and staff on personal care options, community supports, transitions, health and disability related issues
  • Manage an ongoing case load of PCA/NF Tran/and or PCSP consumer directed services.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in the community.
  • Conduct 2 week/4 week/6month and annual touches with all new ACEs for you consumers. If additional support is needed by the ACE RN LTSC will make effort to provide level of support needed.
  • Work collaboratively with care managers from the MCO’s and CFI case managers to address the consumers care needs.
  • Keep ACE recruitment requests accurate and up to date.
  • Participate in the presentation and teaching of the department trainings.
  • Assist consumers with Nursing Facility Transitions and monitor status on an ongoing basis.
  • Instruct/assist consumers on ways to hire new ACE’s, assist ACEs with online application and other mandatory forms, review paperwork for completeness.
  • Care Coordination
  • Work a flexible work schedule in accordance with department needs Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending training/workshops.
  • Support and uphold GSIL policies and procedures, workplace regulations and safety practices.

Skills

  • Strong and effective communication skills
  •  Computer skills
  • Teaching skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Strong Customer Service
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability

Education/Training/Experience
Registered Nurse with current New Hampshire License and two years of experience working with individuals with long term health care needs. Must have a commitment to facilitating and maximizing independence for persons with a disability or seniors with chronic health care needs. Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Registered Nurse Visit Coordinator NH Seacoast area

Job description
Provide assessments, evaluation, planning and community support of assigned LTS program services. Determine eligibility for PCA services and other in-home supports. Review consumers' care plans to ensure care needs are being met and adjusted as needed. Assist in obtaining services which will enhance the consumers quality or life and promote independence. Assure all paperwork is completed in accordance with GSIL policy and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in assessment and evaluation process for eligibility in GSIL’s consumer directed in home support programs.
  • Consult with individuals about health care concerns and provide information on available programs.
  • Consult with other staff regarding appropriateness of an individual's participation in attended care programs.
  • Address health care management issues and emergency medical planning.
  • Monitor participant's care plan on a Quarterly basis and more often per regulations/as the consumer's needs change, including 6 month and annual reassessments.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in the community.
  • Work a flexible work schedule in accordance with weekly assignments.
  • Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending training/workshops.
  • Support and uphold GSIL policies and procedures, workplace regulations and safety practices.

Skills

  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Strong Computer skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Accountability
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong Customer service skills
  • Professionalism

Education/Training/Experience

Registered Nurse with current NH License and two years of experience working with individuals with long term health care needs. Must have a commitment to facilitating and maximizing independence for persons with a disability or seniors with chronic health care needs.

Attendant Care Specialist – Seacoast AREA

Job Description
Granite State Independent Living needs a full time (40 hours- Sunday to Thursday Schedule) Attendant Care Specialist in the Seacoast, NH Area to provide quality direct care services to our consumers, in their homes, with personal and homemaking needs. TRAVEL A MUST! This would include providing direct care services for any open shifts as needed.

Responsibilities:

Provide direct care services to consumers who may possess an array of disabilities (physical, mental health, behavioral) which may include bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting as well as bowel and bladder care, housekeeping, laundry, transfers, meals, companionship & errands.

Qualifications:

  • Flexible, with at least of 1 to 2 years Personal & Home Care, DME and or Disabilities experience. Sunday thru Thursday shifts split shifts may be required.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible (Day/Evening hours).
  • Must have a reliable mobile phone & vehicle with 100/300 auto insurance.
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy & maintain confidentiality.
  • MUST pass a criminal background check.
  • 40-hour work week.

Benefits:

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 403(b), tuition assistance, 3 weeks’ vacation, 12 sick days, 11 holidays plus personal days, Tuition Reimbursement & Job Advancement.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please send your resume and cover letter with wage requirements. We are a Work, Life, Balance Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Work Remotely: No

Attendant Care Specialist – Concord, NH AREA

Job Description
Granite State Independent Living needs a full time (40 hours- Sunday to Thursday Schedule) Attendant Care Specialist in the Concord, NH Area to provide quality direct care services to our consumers, in their homes, with personal and homemaking needs. TRAVEL A MUST! This would include providing direct care services for any open shifts as needed.

Responsibilities:

Provide direct care services to consumers who may possess an array of disabilities (physical, mental health, behavioral) which may include: bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting as well as bowel and bladder care, housekeeping, laundry, transfers, meals, companionship & errands.

Qualifications:

  • Flexible, with at least of 1 to 2 years Personal & Home Care, DME and or Disabilities experience, shifts
    split shifts may be required.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible (Day/Evening hours).
  • Must have a reliable mobile phone & vehicle with 100/300 auto insurance.
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy & maintain confidentiality.
  • MUST pass a criminal background check.
  • 40-hour work week.

Benefits:

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, short-term and long- term disability insurance, 403(b), tuition assistance, 3 weeks’ vacation, 12 sick days, 12 holidays plus personal days, Tuition Reimbursement & Job Advancement.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Durable Medical Equipment – Technician

General Responsibilities
Support all aspects of the Refurbished Equipment Marketplace (REM) shop including but not limited to customer service, sales, computer support and equipment pickup/delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Pick-up and delivery of donated or purchased equipment.
  • Inspect, clean and repair equipment according to checklists and timeframes.
  • Contact vendors to order parts or technical support.
  • Support workshop workflow, cleanliness, and safety.
  • Maintain equipment in showroom.
  • Organize and maintain inventory.
  • Provide technical assistance or information on equipment when requested.
  • Prepare equipment for online sales, as well as nationwide shipping.
  • Provide excellent customer service with the public, dealers, organizations, and co-workers.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Conduct other duties assigned

Qualifications:

  • The ability to repair and refurbish equipment to industry standards/manufacturers specifications within the reasonably expected timelines.
  • Operate a van with lift.
  • Operate a variety of durable medical equipment including but not limited to power wheelchairs, hospital beds, and mechanical lifts.
  • Operate drill presses, saws, compressors, grinders, jigsaws, bandsaws, propane torch, drills, hand and power tools.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office and online sales portals.
  • Ability to demonstrate good organization, time management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow and adhere to OSHA guidelines for cleaning and safety protocols for equipment and workshop areas.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

Physical/Mental demands
While performing the duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to sit, use a computer, phone, and other office equipment and to move throughout the building and attend outside meetings. Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift carry, push or otherwise move objects (e.g., files or presentation materials). This position requires the ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken and written word and to convey and receive detailed and important information including financial information. Exceptional judgment and creativity are regularly required to evaluate results and make decisions. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform job responsibilities.

GSIL is an equal opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, material status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state laws.
Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Manager of Employment Services

Basic Function
As part of the Community Services team, responsible for organizing and insuring the effective provision of employment program services, coordinating the support and training necessary for successful service coordination, developing and maintaining positive relationship with businesses, community services, schools, funding sources and participants; supervising assigned staff.

*Responsibilities

  •  Provide supervision of the statewide employment services team including coordinating orientation, on-going training, and keeping them informed on all pertinent information.
  •  Assist the Director of Community Services with programmatic goals and reporting.
  • Responsible for coordinating program services including intake, assessment, job seeking skills training, job development, placement, and on-going support.
  •  Marketing GSIL employment programs and services to businesses, community agencies, schools, funding sources, and participants.
  •  Timely input of data into all required data systems (internal and external) completely, consistently, and accurately.
  •  Attending all meetings and trainings as assigned.
  •  Conduct other duties as assigned which will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in the community.
  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge /skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings /workshops.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.

Education/Training/Experience
1. Ability to develop an appropriate professional relationship with program participants,
community agencies, and funding sources.
2. Contribute to the achievement of program and fiscal goals.
3. Achievement of goals and objectives set out in annual performance appraisal.
4. Develop innovative initiatives to enhance program services.

Qualifications:

Minimum of an Associate Degree in social services, education, or a related field with at least 2-3 years of related experience required. A Bachelor’s Degree in social services, education, or a related field with at least 2 years of related experience preferred. Outgoing individual with ability to communicate well and organize work independently. Ability to provide information, direct services, and advocacy for consumers. Personal experience with a disability preferred.

*Physical /Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to sit, use a computer, a telephone, and other office equipment and to move throughout the building and attend outside meetings. Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 10 pounds of force to lift carry, push or otherwise move objects (e.g. files or presentation materials). This position requires the ability to express or exchange ideas and to comprehend and present detailed and critical information including but not limited to financial information. Exceptional judgment and creativity are regularly required to evaluate results and make decisions.

Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Program Support Assistant

Provides program administrative support to the following departments: Long Term Support (LTS), Community Economic Development (CED), IMPACCT /Earn and Learn, Ticket to Work, and other departments as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with maintaining department databases.
  • Consumer Record Management – update, organize and maintain accurate and complete consumer files in all electronic databases (Ankota, DACs, DocStar, Frevvo) in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Provide support to program department coordinators with data entry, and education for processing consumer files.
  • On an on-going basis, check accuracy, timeliness and completeness of data entered by staff to ensure quality documentation.
  • Process, scan, file and provide quality control checks consistent with the type of document (care plan, intakes, annuals) and services according to the procedures of the assigned program.
  •  Process and manage the service authorization process to include but not limited to: completing authorization, implementing tracking needs for prior authorizations, review packets, fax documents and track with physicians.
  • Support the development of policies and procedures for data entry, workflow of consumer documents, and assist in the cross training of department staff on these and the usage/functions of any databases.
  • Assist with CED marketing efforts (Robo calls/text campaigns/cold calls).
  • Update, file and organize department records and consumer files to ensure compliance and data integrity, archive outdated materials and documents.
  • Assist with the development of and the maintenance of department forms and documents.
  • Support all other program reporting needs.
  • Provide excellent Admin. customer service, to all internal and externalcustomers.
  • Maintain HIPPA compliance and confidentiality.
  • Assist with answering phones at the front office, as needed.
  • Assist with picking up/dropping off the mail, as needed.

Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong prioritizing and organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact and work well with others

Education/Training/Experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, previous experience working in an office environment.

Physical/Mental demands:
While performing the duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to sit, use a computer, a telephone, and other office equipment and to move throughout the building and attend outside meetings. Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 10 pounds of force to lift carry, push or otherwise move objects (e.g. files or presentation materials). This position requires the ability to express or exchange ideas and to comprehend and present detailed and critical information including but not limited to financial information. Exceptional judgment and creativity are regularly required to evaluate results and make decisions. Working in a face paced environment, requiring high adaptability and flexibility. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • All GSIL applicants and employees must be able to successfully pass a State Of NH Criminal background check.

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Administrative support: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location – Concord, NH
To apply for this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Responsibilities

  •  Relieve CEO of administrative functions in order to increase the time the CEO has available for executive level responsibilities.
  • Executive calendar management.
  • Handle a wide variety of complex and confidential situations.
  • Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.
  • Prepares routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, and reports.
  • Board Liaison: Attend Board meetings, compile and distribute all Board meeting minutes and any pertinent information to Board members.
  • Attend and interact at various meetings with or for the CEO. Some of these meetings include interaction with state and federal policy makers as well as local politicians.
  • Assist with the development of seminars, presentations, and meetings.

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings/workshops.
  • Support and uphold GSIL policies and procedures, workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase the options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.
    · Other duties as assigned.

Skills

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication
  • Time Management
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Professionalism and Leadership
  • Discretion & Confidentiality
  • Ability to manage complex and highly confidential information
  • Ability to work autonomously and across multiple tasks, as well as working with diverse groups
  • Knowledge of advanced MS office applications
  • Excellent social skills, able to operate with diplomacy, tact and empathy
  • A high degree of personal organization and self-management
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines, and able to turn work around within a short time span where demands are liable to change at short notice.

Education/Training/Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years office experience necessary.
  • Experience of working at Executive Assistant level with senior management and working with a Board.
  • Must have knowledge and experience with office procedures and equipment.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Ability to organize, communicate and perform effectively in a team approach and independently.
  • Personal experience with disabilities preferred.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  •  Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Concord, NH 03301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):

  •  All GSIL applicants and employees must be able to successfully pass a State of NH Criminal Background check to be employed by GSIL.

Experience:

  • MS office applications: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Executive Assistant: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
To apply for this opportunity, please forward your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

Find the GSIL office near you.

Concord, NH – Main Office

21 Chenell Drive
Concord, NH 03301

603- 228-9680
1-800-826-3700 (toll-free)
603-225-3304 (fax)
TTY 711 | 800-735-2964

Manchester, NH Office

60 Rogers Street, Suite 209
Manchester, NH 03104

603-518-4600
1-800-773-4033
603-627-3780 (fax)
TTY 711 | 800-735-2964

Littleton, NH Office

76 Main Street
Littleton, NH 03561

603-228-9680
1-800-826-3700 (toll-free)
603-444-3128 (fax)
TTY 711 | 800-735-2964

Nashua, NH Office

14 Celina Ave, Unit #14
Nashua, NH 03065

603-228-9680
1-800-826-3700 (toll-free)
603-883-5134 (fax)
TTY 711 | 800-735-2964

Keene, NH Office

105 Castle Street
Keene, NH 03431

603-228-9680
1-800-826-3700 (toll-free)
603-903-0869 (fax)
TTY 711 | 800-735-2964