Become part of an award winning non-profit team! 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 Claremont, Concord, Keene, Littleton, Manchester, Nashua, Berlin and Dover.

To Apply for an Open Position:  Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to HR@gsil.org.  Please include the job title in the subject line.

Here are our current job listings:

Home Care Attendants (Statewide)

If you are interested in becoming a Home Care Attendant in New Hampshire and providing personal care such as grooming, toileting, bathing, dressing and undressing, transfers to and from wheelchair, range of motion exercises, meal preparation, household chores such as cleaning, shopping and laundry, click on this application link. Please complete (be very specific) so we can get to know you better. We will then call you to discuss open positions in your area. Thank you for your interest in Granite State Independent Living!


Marketing & Fundraising AmeriCorps VISTA

We are looking for a motivated individual eager to take the next step in their marketing career while serving the NH community. This AmeriCorps VISTA will play a critical role on the development team and event crew by supporting GSIL’s marketing and signature fundraisers. This position requires a person who is able to multitask, has strong written and verbal communication skills, and is willing to jump right in!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce professional-quality marketing materials
  • Manage social media
  • Engage in email marketing
  • Provide technical support with the website
  • Build GSIL’s media library of photos/videos
  • Assist with fundraising efforts
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Graphic Design or related field. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, basic html, photography, writing and organizational skills. Events will require occasional nights and weekends. Travel within the state may be required.

Apply Here:  https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=81445&fromSearch=true

For questions regarding this position, please contact jcarrigg@gsil.org.


Attendant Care Specialist (1 Laconia Area & 1 Concord Area)

In accordance with the vision, mission and values of GSIL, the Attendant Care Specialist is responsible for providing quality direct care services that meet an array of personal and homemaking needs of consumers, as assigned. The Attendant Care Specialist will follow the consumer’s plan of care. The Attendant Care Specialist will provide direct care services for any open shifts as needed in accordance with their designated schedule. The assistance is provided in the consumer’s home and travel is required. Attendant Care Specialist will provide hands on training to Attendant Care Workers as assigned.  In addition to duties performed in the consumer’s home, the Attendant Care Specialist may be required to perform some in office duties, such as filing, scanning, and other clerical duties at the directive of their Supervisor.

Specific Responsibilities Include: 

  1. Direct Care Responsibilities:

Provide direct care services to consumer who may possess an array of disabilities, physical, mental health, behavioral; in accordance with their care plan to include, but not all inclusive, of the following responsibilities:

  • Assist consumers with personal care activities, which may include: bathing, dressing, grooming, as well as bowel and bladder care.
  • Assist consumers with housekeeping activities, which may include: sweeping, mopping, dusting and general straightening.
  • Assist consumers with laundry activities, which may include: washing, drying, folding, and putting away laundry, changing linens, and ironing clothes.
  • Assist consumer with transfers.
  • Assist consumer with meals, which may include: cooking, setting up, assisting with intake of food/hydration, storing meals, and washing dishes.
  • Assist consumer with shopping, which may include: grocery shopping, and personal shopping.
  • Provide companionship services to the consumer.
  • Assist consumer with reminders for self-administration of medication.
  • Maintain an upbeat and professional attitude.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.

NOTE: Medical acts such as or in addition to: wound care, suctioning, catheter care (other than peri-care and emptying drainage bag after training), ostomy care (other than in a long term, well healed, trouble free ostomy such as assisting in application of stoma bag when trained), administering medications or injections are not allowed under any circumstances.

  1. Training Responsibilities:
  • Provide on -site one on one training to Attendant Care Workers specific to consumer needs and document such training.
  • Provide, as assigned, sections of the orientation training to Attendant Care Workers.
  1. Administrative Responsibilities:
  • Provide on Call coverage as assigned, which is defined as the ability to cover open shifts, as needed.
  • Phone calls must be returned within 15 minutes during their scheduled shift.
  • Provide documentation in accordance with GSIL policies/ procedures for an array of service models / programs.
  • Act as a role model for other Attendant Care Workers by providing superior personal care services and in home supports as demonstrated by excellent consumer reports of performance.
  • Must possess a reliable vehicle, meeting GSIL insurance and safe driving record requirements.
  • Adhere to GSIL recording of timesheet policy/ procedures.
  • Attend an 8 hour orientation and yearly mandatory in-services.
  • Attend any additional training required in order to provide a safe, healthy environment for you and consumers assigned.
  • Must be willing to work with a variety of consumers as assigned.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Complete in office clerical duties including but not limited to: filing, scanning, and copying.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • LNA or CNA experience preferred, however, any hours worked as a HCSP-PCA-PCSP with GSIL will not meet LNA active-in-practice hours.
  • Experienced in an array of transfer devices.
  • Experienced in an array of durable medical equipment.
  • Experience and comfort in supporting persons with physical, cognitive, and/or mental disabilities.
  • Experience with personal care.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and effective communication skills.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible.
  • Must have a reliable mobile phone and vehicle.
  • Must possess a minimum of 2 years personal care & home making experience.
  • Must have reliable transportation and must be willing to travel as needed to report to work.
  • Must be able to read and follow geographic directions.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a commitment to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be dependable, responsible, patient and punctual.
  • Must be able to maintain professional and appropriate relationships with consumers.
  • Maintain policies and procedures as outlined in the GSIL Employee handbook.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work through good organizational and time management skills.

Physical/Mental Demands Include:

Physical demands include but not limited to the following tasks: assist individuals in / out of vehicles; transferring individuals in / out of wheelchairs; operation of machinery; walking on uneven surfaces; exposure to dust, cleaning fluids; assisting individual to standing position; must be able to frequently lift, push and pull up to 40 lbs.

Benefits Include:

  • We offer a competitive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Life, Long & Short-term Disability Insurance, Retirement Plan, Aflac, 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 11 holidays, plus personal days.
  • Granite State Independent Living (GSIL), a statewide non-profit based in Concord, NH, is a home care and community-based organization dedicated to maximizing independence for individuals with disabilities and/or chronic health care needs. Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Software Specialist

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve software support tickets submitted through the Help Desk system.
  • Gain a solid understanding of software and some hardware used and supported.
  • Provide routine application monitoring and maintenance.
  • Monitor assigned software applications, document and analyze problems.
  • Teach End User training classes on software packages.
  • Maintain system documentation.
  • Provide advice and training to end-users as required.
  • Understand and support all system interfaces for assigned applications.
  • Enable best practices and implement where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with server administrators and database administrators to ensure proper integration of the environment.
  • Work closely with business and vendor to tune and troubleshoot applications.
  • Provide technical support for all corporate systems and software components as assigned.
  • Participates in efforts to develop and implement process improvements and automation for application and system monitoring.
  • Participates in efforts to implement application updates to include upgrades, patches, and new releases.
  • Travel as needed to our multiple in-state office locations.
  • Liaise with vendor support.

Other Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 1-3 years applicable experience in production application support.
  • Proficiency with SharePoint, Doc-star/Eclipse, Abila MIP, Office 365 and all Office products.

Required Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Ability to work with end users at all skill levels
  • Proven Problem-Solving Skills
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Continuous Learner
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Good Listener
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to Work Independently
  • Quick Learner

Benefits:

  • We offer a competitive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Life, Long & Short-term Disability Insurance, Retirement Plan, Aflac, 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 11 holidays, plus personal days.
  • Granite State Independent Living (GSIL), a statewide non-profit based in Concord, NH, is a home care and community-based organization dedicated to maximizing independence for individuals with disabilities and/or chronic health care needs. Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Team Leader – Service Coordinator

Purpose/general responsibilities:  Provide the supervision and training of program staff. Provide support for staff development and growth. Monitor staff caseload distribution and make adjustments to meet referral demands. Responsible for the overall delivery and quality of consumer care and services for consumer and agency directed services. Develop care plans through assessment and provide on-going monitoring and coordination of services and support for the assigned consumers. Assist to grow the in-home services through outreach and education provided to the community. Ensure compliance with the licensure rules and related state waivered regulations. Actively participate and assure compliance of the department’s Continuous Quality Improvement Plan. Participate in departmental activities that enhance options for persons living with disabilities and chronic healthcare needs.

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision, training, mentoring, and professional growth opportunities for assigned coordinator’s and staff. Provide staff support in the designated regional offices.
  • Organize and manage the on-call schedule, acting as the primary liaison contact for the answering service.
  • Organize and conduct the agency directed Attendant Care Worker orientation.
  • Prepare and provide any reports needed regarding services provided, to assist with the management of services.
  • Assist the Director to meet the growing needs of long-term support services.
  • Meet and conduct new consumer intakes assuring all policy and procedures are adhered to. Maintain ongoing communication with the involved consumer team.
  • Complete assessment for consumers and create a plan of care.
  • Keep and maintain accurate and quality records for consumers and in-home care workers in accordance with GSIL policy and procedures and governing state regulations.
  • Recruit and interview in person attendant care workers, including but not limited to participating job fairs and other recruitment efforts.
  • Provide training, including but not limited to in home, hands on training and the development of consumer training tools / resource, to assure all in home care workers are trained in accordance with the consumer’s needs and state regulations. Monitor and manage all in home care workers’ training and professional development. Provide training to advance in home care workers to become mentors for the program and services.
  • Develop, provide, coordinate, and conduct mandatory trainings, which includes but is not limited to an 8-hour orientation/on- going in service professional development opportunities, providing mandatory in-home care workers in-service trainings and provide consumer specific trainings.
  • Manage the schedule of in-home care workers according to consumer’s needs and plan of care and assure back up in home care workers are trained on each consumer. Provide hands on coverage as needed with the consumer in the absence of assigned in home care worker.
  • Conduct supervision of in-home workers and observe the quality of services provided giving within consumer’s home.
  • Assist consumers with Nursing Facility Transitions and monitor status on an ongoing basis.
  • Teach and provide skills training to consumers on how to direct their own care under the consumer directed service model.
  • Actively participate in team meetings and seek out inter and intra-departmental expertise and support. Participate in relevant trainings and workshops.
  • Maintain timely communication with assigned supervisor and internal / external customers.
  • Assist Outreach Coordinator, as able, with outreach efforts to increase awareness of GSIL attendant care programs and other services offered by GSIL.
  • Consult and maintain a positive working relationship with the case managers on behalf of the consumer supported.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge /skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings /workshops.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization. • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.
  • Work a flexible work schedule in accordance with the department needs (may include weekends and evening coverage) and personal needs.
  • Provide 24 hour on call coverage as assigned, on call responsibilities may include onsite support in consumer’s residence.

Qualifications Include:

Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2 years minimum experience in the non-profit or for-profit healthcare or human service industry or commensurate mix of education and experience. Supervisory experience and LPN or LNA experience preferred. Must have a comfort and experience in directly supporting consumers for personal care needs. Working knowledge of the needs of individuals living with disabilities and other chronic conditions. Strong marketing and customer service skills. Excellent verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal skills. Candidate must pass all required background checks.

Benefits:

  • We offer a competitive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Life, Long & Short-term Disability Insurance, Retirement Plan, Aflac, 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 11 holidays, plus personal days.
  • Granite State Independent Living (GSIL), a statewide non-profit based in Concord, NH, is a home care and community-based organization dedicated to maximizing independence for individuals with disabilities and/or chronic health care needs. Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Community Support Specialist

The Community Support Specialist is responsible for providing direct services to program participants in order to meet the individual’s vocational and/or community-oriented goals; duties may include on the job training, skill acquisition, transportation, assistance with job development, placement activities and community access.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists program participants with meeting vocational goal including on the job training, skill acquisition, general supervision and assisting with job development and placement activities
  • Assists program participants with community integration including developing and maintaining volunteer work, creating opportunities for socialization and the development of connections within the community and the exploration of a variety of community activities based on consumer’s interests and abilities.
  • Collecting and submitting data and other information in a timely fashion as required by the program
  • Providing transportation, with own insured vehicle, as needed and assigned
  • Completing and submitting all incident/accident reports as required by the program
  • Following all client rights procedures
  • Attending all meetings and training as assigned
  • Performing all other duties as assigned or needed to ensure the effective and efficient provision of program services

Other Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications Include:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively with participants; and ability to work independently on assigned tasks
  • Have access to reliable, insured vehicle in order to provide transportation to individuals being served.

Per Diem Driver Need (Littleton region)

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) seeks a part-time (per diem) driver in the Littleton, NH area to transport persons with disabilities via wheelchair accessible vehicles to social activities, non-emergency medical appointments, meetings and other events.  Additionally, school transportation may be required for a GSIL student program.

Previous driving experience helpful but not required; paid training is provided.  To be considered for these positions, applicants must have a valid NH driver’s license, successfully pass a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Background check, successfully pass a  DOT physical, and be able to obtain a NH School Bus Certificate.

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