CAREERS

HIRING BONUS AVAILABLE

$750 hiring bonus for part time staff

 

$1500 hiring bonus for full time staff

current openings

Direct Support Professional, Steamboat Springs, CO

Horizons is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to work in our Day Program, in our group homes in our Residential Program, and one-on-one in our Supported Living Services Program in Steamboat Springs, CO.

Currently, we have full-time positions available. Our generous benefit package includes insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), PTO, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. The starting wage is $18.00 per hour and $500 recruitment and $1000 retention bonuses are available for qualifying new hires. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DSPs work directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of helping them live rewarding lives of their own choosing and becoming integrated members of the community.

DSPs assist with daily living activities and encourage attitudes and behaviors to lead self-directed and valuable lives. DSPs may provide supports in the home, at work, school, church, and other community places. DSPs are personal advocates for others’ needs, desires, and goals.

Candidates will be responsible for providing compassionate care, mentorship, and understanding as well as the duties below:
• Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building activities
• Develop and implement individual plans, creating an engaging schedule based on person centered thinking and best practices
• Assist with daily living activities including meal preparation, grocery shopping, medical appointments, money management, household chores, laundry, etc.
• Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship
• Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines
• Provide reliable transportation
• Work closely with DSPs and other team members
• Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of conduct.

Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to lift 60 pounds.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a vulnerable population. We strictly adhere to all COVID-19 mandates, policies, and protocols set by CDPHE, Moffat Public Health, and other oversight agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and additional compensation for DSPs during the ongoing pandemic.

Residential Team Coordinator, Steamboat Springs, CO

Responsibilities

The Routt Residential Team Coordinator (referred to as Res TC) will work closely with the Residential Coordinator (RC). The Res TC must demonstrate good organizational and time management skills, be able follow a self-directed schedule, have effective communication skills in both written and verbal formats, demonstrate good decision- making and problem-solving abilities and adhere to strict confidentiality.

Essential Functions

In many respects, the Res TC is a resource for clients, Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) and agency co-workers to communicate information and processes. Similarly, the Res TC acts as the liaison between the Residential Coordinator and all DSP’s in the Routt
Residential Comprehensive Program. The Res TC will facilitate the following job tasks:

1. Facilitator between RC and DSP’s

  • Keep forms and available and let new staff know of their location. Implement new forms and systems with RC.
  • Assist in aspects of DSP training including, but not limited to, house/client-specific training and performance requests.
  • Facilitate completion of ISSP documentation and summarization of data on a monthly basis.
  • Attend all Service Plan Meetings, IDT’s and Team meetings.
  • Assist RC in interviewing new DSP’s.
  • Assist in annual re-training
  • Create and maintain relationships with clients such that the Res TC becomes an advocate for person-centered services and supports.

2. Scheduling

  • Facilitate ongoing upkeep of PCA scheduling, including filling shifts and communicating with DSP’s.
  • Assist RC and HCs in covering for residential staff that request and are granted Paid Time Off or are ill.
  • Schedule monthly or as needed House Meetings. This includes creating, facilitating, scheduling, and setting agenda items. Res TC also documents and files meeting information for future reference.
  • Create Emergency Phone Schedule for the year.

3. Health and Safety

  • Implement health and safety assessments with DSP’s.
  • Attend ongoing Safety Meetings and disseminate pertinent information to DSP’s such as Workers’ Compensation and monthly safety topics. The DSP’s typically sign off on this information at the monthly house meetings and the Res TC sends these sign-offs to the Director of Administration.

5. Financial Needs (Homes)

  • Monitor all petty cash receipts, review House Petty Cash Reimbursement Request form for proper documentation, request petty cash, and submit to Financial Assistant as needed.
  • Review and distribute monthly checkbook audits and conduct follow-up with DSP’s when reconciliation is needed.
  • Collect and review all white recons (reimbursements) and submit to Financial Assistant.

6. Monthly Billing

  • Review monthly billing which is submitted by House Coordinators and PCA DSP’s. After review, the Res TC inputs billing into Therap by the 7 th of each month. Mill Levy client billing sheets are sent to the Data Coordinator, and the Res TC also maintains a hard copy of billing information for reference.

7. Documentation Requirements. The Res TC is responsible for maintaining:

  • Quarterly Health and Safety Assessments, and Bi-Monthly Emergency Procedure Trainings.
  • Schedule and send reminders for Evacuation Drills and monthly safety reviews to
    House Coordinators for GRSS locations on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure completion of and review T-Logs, GER’s and shift change logs (T-Logs).
  • Assist in maintaining Residential Files.
  • Complete and update Residential Summaries for Service Plan Meetings, 6-month reviews and IDT’s.
  • Complete Rights, Releases, Grievance/Dispute Resolution and PNF forms at Service Plan Meetings.
  • Ensure completion of Residential Activity Sheets (calendars) for all comprehensive clients.

Other:

  • Be a positive role model.
  • Communicate with RC first, any positive or negative client family concerns.
  • Participate in Horizons’ Planning Process by assisting in the development and implementation of program goals.
  • Support the volunteer program by helping to coordinate the training, scheduling and mentoring of volunteers.
  • Participate in activities and support community inclusion.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Compensation:

Our generous benefit package includes insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), PTO, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. The starting wage is $20.00 per hour

This Position is supervised by the Residential Coordinator.
This position is nonexempt.

Job Coach, Steamboat Springs, CO

Horizons is hiring a Job Coach to work in Steamboat Springs, CO. Currently, we have a full-time position available. Our generous benefit package includes insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), PTO, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. The starting wage is $18.00 per hour and $500 recruitment and $1000 retention bonuses are available for qualifying new hires. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Job Coach works directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of helping obtain or maintain integrated, community-based employment. The Job Coach works with the individuals we support and our community partners to identify employment goals, support placement, and maintain long-term employment. The Job Coach may provide supports in the home, at work, in the office, and other community locations. Candidates will be responsible for providing compassionate care, mentorship, and understanding as well as the duties below:

• Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building
activities
• Develop and implement individual plans
• Work with a team to identify areas needing support and assist with the
development of on-the-job training.
• Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive
relationship
• Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines
• Provide reliable transportation
• Work closely with DSPs and other team members
• Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of
conduct.
Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to lift 60
pounds.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a
vulnerable population. We strictly adhere to all COVID-19 mandates, policies,
and protocols set by CDPHE, Routt County Public Health, and other oversight
agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and additional compensation for
DSPs during the ongoing pandemic.

Direct Support Professional, Craig, CO

Horizons is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to work in our group homes in our Residential Program and one-on-one in our Supported Living Services Program in Craig, CO.

Currently, we have full-time positions available. Our generous benefit package includes insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), PTO, paid holidays, and bereavement leave. The starting wage is $16.17 per hour and $500 recruitment and $1,000 retention bonuses are available for qualifying new hires. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DSPs work directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of helping them live rewarding lives of their own choosing and becoming integrated members of the community.

DSPs assist with daily living activities and encourage attitudes and behaviors to lead self-directed and valuable lives. DSPs may provide supports in the home, at work, school, church, and other community places. DSPs are personal advocates for others’ needs, desires, and goals.

Candidates will be responsible for providing compassionate care, mentorship, and understanding as well as the duties below:
• Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building activities
• Develop and implement individual plans, creating an engaging schedule based on person centered thinking and best practices
• Assist with daily living activities including meal preparation, grocery shopping, medical appointments, money management, household chores, laundry, etc.
• Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship
• Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines
• Provide reliable transportation
• Work closely with DSPs and other team members
• Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of conduct.

Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must be able to lift 60 pounds.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a vulnerable population. We strictly adhere to all COVID-19 mandates, policies, and protocols set by CDPHE, Moffat Public Health, and other oversight agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and additional compensation for DSPs during the ongoing pandemic.

Direct Support Professional, Grand County, CO

Horizons is hiring in Grand County! We are seeking a part-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) to work in our Supported Living Services program. High school diploma and valid CO driver’s license required. Must be 18 or older. Starting wage is $17.77.

We’re looking for a calm, compassionate DSP to work 20 hours per week. This position requires patience, flexibility, and creativity along with the belief that people of all abilities can learn, thrive, and contribute to their communities. This position will provide structure and routine, and it will require initiative and the desire to connect and communicate. 

Horizons’ DSPs work directly with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with the goal of assisting them to live rewarding lives of their own choosing. 

DSPs assist with daily living activities and encourage attitudes and behaviors to lead self-directed and valuable lives. DSPs may provide supports at home, work, school, church, and other community places. DSPs are personal advocates for others’ needs, desires, and goals. 

DSPs: 

  • Provide supervision and guidance for individuals during skills building 
  • Develop and implement individual plans, creating an engaging schedule based on person centered thinking 
  • Assist with daily living activities including meal preparation, grocery shopping, medical appointments, money management, household chores, laundry, etc. 
  • Develop a nurturing personal rapport and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship 
  • Maintain daily paperwork according to agency and state guidelines 
  • Provide reliable transportation 
  • Work closely with DSPs and other team members 
  • Maintain professional boundaries in accordance to ethical standards of conduct. 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Horizons serves people who are considered to be a vulnerable population. We adhere to COVID-19 mandates, policies, and protocols set by CDPHE, Public Health, and oversight agencies. Ask about our safety regulations and compensation for DSPs during the pandemic.

Regarding current openings, please fill out the below application and email to mmcnamara@horizonsnwc.org OR drop off the completed application at one of our office locations found here.

Horizons Specialized Services is an equal opportunity employer. Horizons does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.