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:

 

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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