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 Concord, Keene, Littleton, Manchester, and Nashua.

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.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Here are our current job listings:

 

Human Resources Manager

Basic Functions:

Directly responsible for the overall supervision, administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources department. Assist HR Director in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures. Primary contact for addressing employee relations concerns and provides training/coaching to supervisors and managers on personnel issues such as performance management, disciplinary matters and policy interpretation.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of daily HR functions and provides regular supervision to HR staff.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal and state labor laws.
  • Actively participates in developing department goals and objectives. Recommends new approaches to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department.
  • Assist Director of HR to develop, implement and maintain company policies and procedures. Ensure they are well understood and adhered to by all employees.
  • Oversee HRIS and records and compiles various reports. Prime interface with IT department on HRIS issues (Power user).
  • Oversee HR content on the Intranet and Internet career page.
  • Supervise corporate recruitment and employment process from ad placement to onboarding.
  • Gather required information to complete the EEO-1 and Vet-100 reports, as well as OSHA logs.
  • Oversee the performance evaluation process and provide guidance to staff. Assist with disciplinary steps as warranted.
  • Manage open enrollment process.
  • Participate in annual salary surveys with outside vendors.
  • Implement annual supervisory and HR-related staff in -service trainings.
  • Conduct exit interviews and ensure completion of appropriate forms and notifications to state agencies.
  • Oversee personnel file maintenance in compliance with applicable requirements. Direct staff in proper procedures.
  • Partner with Director of HR in developing and implementing HR Strategic Plan and annual goals.
  • Oversee employee wellness initiatives utilizing insurer-sponsored programs for cost effectiveness and employee benefit enhancement.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills
  • Two year of Supervisory experience

Education/Training/Experience:

  • PHR and/or SHRM-CP certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years generalist experience and two years of supervisory experience.
  • Familiarity of LEAN process improvement and Doc-Star Enterprise.
  • Demonstrated competency in human resources practices.
  • Strong knowledge of and thorough understanding of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Exceptional judgement and creativity are regularly required to evaluate results and make decisions.
  • Strong communication skills at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Reasonable accommodations may be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Care Attendant Recruiting Manager

Basic Functions:

Manage the overall recruitment responsibilities for the Care Attendant workforce. This includes designing and modifying recruiting procedures, recording recruiting metrics, supervising the recruiting team and monitoring the recruiting team’s performance.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Create and place recruitment ads in a timely manner using appropriate media.
  • Review and process applications and resumes appropriate.
  • Conduct phone screens and initial in person interviews, assessing candidate qualifications with position needs.
  • Maintain recruitment database and active list of recruitment resources.
  • Work with newly hired employees during the onboarding process and completion of new hire paperwork.
  • Attend job fairs and community recruitment events as needed.
  • Collaborate with LTS Coordinators and Consumers ensuring recruiting needs are met.
  • Continued supervision of the recruiting team which involves a great deal of communication with the team in order to streamline processes, solve problems and identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Works independently and develops a strong partnership with the LTS team, consumers, and HR team.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to integrate the principles of consumer self-direction into the recruitment practice, while maintaining compliance with all Federal and State labor laws.
  • Develops short and long-term strategies to meet strategic recruitment goals while partnering with LTS Coordinators and management to implement plans.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement creative, cost-effective approaches to the recruitment process by increasing high caliber candidate sourcing.
  • Track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure program performance and evaluate where problems lie so they can be addressed quickly. Develop a monthly reporting structure for HR management.
  • Maintain confidentiality and practice a high degree of discretion.

Skills:

  • Customer Service
  • Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork
  • Effective Communication
  • Organizational Skills
  • Analyzing Data
  • Multitasking
  • Time Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Results Driven
  • Dependability
  • Reliability

Education/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 2 years-experience in a recruiting function.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Understanding of the health care industry needs and experience is desired.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, growing workplace.
  • Strong understanding of Human Resources principles.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State labor laws associated with recruitment and selection.
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems, maximizing its functionality, and implementation.
  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, creative professional who thrives under pressure and can perform multiple functions.
  • Strong team-work approach.
  • Self-motivated with ability to manage deadlines.
  • Exceptional customer service, communication and presentation skills.

Reasonable accommodations may be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


IT Tier 1 Specialist

Basic Functions:

Provide technical and problem-solving support to computer users in the organization expeditiously and with minimum disruption. This includes supporting desktops, laptops, printers, faxes, scanners and other peripherals, as well as performing routine maintenance and upgrade functions on both hardware and software.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for help desk support to all GSIL computer users involving desktop hardware, operating systems, printers, and PDA’s.
  • Responsible for Microsoft Office setup, trouble shooting and end user software support.
  • Coordinates conduct or co-presents training workshops for staff and consumers.
  • Conduct one-on-one training sessions on specific computer/phone functionality, as needed at all GSIL locations.
  • Install new PC/LAN hardware and software and coordinate hardware and software upgrades to workstations.
  • Update IT Task Requests and inform users/requestors when task has been completed.
  • Coordinate desktop hardware repairs with vendors.
  • Track and update IT equipment inventory and provide periodic report to Finance department.
  • Provide support of multi-vendor software applications.
  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.

Other 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 options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Skills:

  • Strong Communication skills
  • Customer Service skills
  • Ability to prioritize

Education/Training/Experience:

One to Three years of PC/Desktop Support experience in a large office environment. Proficient with Microsoft Operating Systems, Active Directory, MS Office and hardware support. Strong analytical ability and interpersonal skills to communicate well with staff and vendors. Able to prioritize multiple problems and tasks, and function independently with minimal oversight and direction. A valid drivers’ license and privately-owned vehicle are also required, with mileage reimbursement.

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 30 pounds of force to lift carry, push or otherwise move objects (e.g. computers, 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.
Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
COVID-19 considerations:
Employees are required to wear a mask and all common areas are sanitized regularly.


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!


RN – LTS Coordinator (Pediatrics and Adults with disabilities)

Basic Functions:

Provide assessments, evaluation, planning, and community support of assigned LTS program services. Manage a case load of PDN PCA consumer as authorized by DHHS/MCO’s. Determine eligibility for PCA services and other in-home supports. Teach and provide skills training to care attendants and skills training to consumers (adult) on how to direct their own care. Review consumer’s care plans to ensure attendant care needs are being met and adjust as needed. Assist in obtaining services which will enhance the consumers quality of life and allow them to live as independently as possible. Assures all paperwork is completed in accordance with GSIL policy & procedures. Assist in outreach efforts. Serve as community I & R for Consumer Directed/and other care options as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the assessment and evaluation process for determination of eligibility for participants in PCA/PCSP/PDN in home care programs.
  • Ability to work with the pediatric population and their families as well as adults with disabilities.
  • Consult with individuals about health care concerns and provide information on available options.
  • Consult with other staff about individual participants in attendant care programs.
  • Provide orientation and skills training to consumers regarding attendant care program policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the ACE training classes for new ACEs.
  • Address health care management issues and emergency medical planning.
  • Monitor participates’ care plan on a bi-monthly basis and more often per regulations/ as the consumer’s needs change, including 6 month and annual reassessments. Provide ongoing support and 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, and health and disability care related issues.
  • Manage an ongoing case load of PDN PCA/PCA/and PCSP on consumer directed services.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in the community.
  • Work collaboratively with care managers from the MCO’s/DHHS and CFI case managers to address the consumers care needs.
  • 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 how to hire new ACE’s review paperwork and employee handbook, assist as needed.
  • Completion/maintenance and up to date documentation of consumer records.
  • 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. Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Skills:

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

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 chronic health care needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with a current NH license
  • Travel 50 % of the time
  • Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation
  • Auto insurance with minimum liability limits of $100,000/$300,000
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, NH BEAS check, NH Motor Vehicles Records check

Please send cover letter, full resume and salary requirements.
Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Per Diem Littleton Driver

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL), is a statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote quality of life with independence for people with disabilities and seniors. As the state’s only Independent Living Center, we pride ourselves in being innovative leaders with the highest standards, Granite State Independent Living promotes quality of life with independence for people with disabilities and those experiencing the natural process of aging through advocacy, information, education, support and transition services.

For more than 30 years Granite State Independent Living has been committed to excellence and model what we want to see in society: inclusion for all through the elimination of attitudinal and physical barriers. Through multiple programs we deliver services that allow people to navigate their lives and live as independently as they choose.

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) seeks per diem drivers 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.

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities:

  • Maintain proper licensing training certifications including school bus certificate and medical qualifications as required including defensive driving, passenger assistance, emergency evacuation, and DOT medical card.
  • Pickup, secure, and transport, consumers to and from various appointments and activities.
  • Assist consumers with ground transport from door-to-door including assisting them with outer garments, and objects, as needed.
  • Perform other transportation department related driving such as maintenance trips as may be assigned.
  • Complete and submit trip logs, vehicle inspections reports, expense sheets and other documents in a timely fashion as determined by the Transportation Manager.
  • Report any mechanical or safety issues with company equipment to the transportation coordinator immediately upon discovery.
  • Report any accidents to the transportation coordinator immediately once it is safe to do so.
  • Aid in keeping company vehicles clean and maintained in conjunction with appropriate schedules developed by the Transportation Manager

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 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.

Qualifications:

Valid NH drivers license, a good driving record, clean criminal background check, ability to maintain required logs, working knowledge of highway system in NH. Possess the physical strength and agility to perform the requirements of the job such as operating company vehicles, pushing wheelchairs, assisting individuals with entering and exiting vehicles and securing wheelchairs, scooters and passengers.

Physical/Mental demands:

While performing the duties of this position, the individual may be 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 30 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, or otherwise move objects.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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