Thank you for your interest in Unity House of Cayuga County Inc. - a human services agency dedicated to providing and facilitating an array of services to a variety of consumers in Central New York. Current job openings are listed below.



Employment Specialist(Syracuse)
HS diploma/GED with Human Services experience required. Associates in relevant field and one year of related Human Services experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Experience in work situations with persons with disabilities preferred. Computer skills and keyboarding familiarity required. Must be able to be reached by phone and have a vehicle to transport and complete agency business. Evidence of understanding and empathy for individuals with disabilities. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and work in a team environment with excellent decision-making, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with individuals and employers to explore, secure and maintain employment while working in a changing environment with a demonstrated knowledge of and ability to work with internal/external stakeholders. Valid NYS Driverís License required according to SOA/Agency regulations, policies, practices and procedures. $14.61 per hour; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join Our Team or complete application for Syracuse: Unity House, 518 James Street Suite B, Syracuse, NY 13203 or Auburn: Unity House, 217 Genesee Street, suite 14, Auburn, NY 13021. EOE/M/F



Senior Counselor-Grace House-Cayuga County
High School diploma/GED with three years clinical experience in field of addiction or mental health or Associates degree in related field with one year clinical experience required. Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (CASAC-T) or Credentialed Problem Gambling Counseling (CPGC) preferred or willingness to pursue. Demonstrated ability to work with persons with addictions/mental illness/MICA required. Demonstrated computer competency required. Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work in a changing environment, be flexible, work in a team and demonstrate knowledge of and ability to work with internal/external stakeholders. Must be able to be reached by phone/pager and have a vehicle to transport and complete agency business. Valid NYS Drivers License in accordance with Agency policies; ability to travel. Full-time, 40 hours per week
MONDAY-FRIDAY: 7AM-3PM at $14.15-$16.42 per hour; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 217 Genesee Street., Suite 14, Auburn, NY 13021. EOE/M/F




SUBSTANCE ABUSE/ADDICTION SPECIALIST(COMMUNITY RESIDENCE AND SUPPORTING LIVING FACILITY
High School diploma/GED with three years clinical experience in field of addiction or mental health or Associated degree in related field with one year clinical experience required. Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (CASAC-T) or Credentialed Problem Gambling Counseling (CPGC) required. Demonstrated ability to work with persons with addictions/mental illness/MICA required. Demonstrated computer competency required. Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work in a changing environment, be flexible, work in a team and demonstrate knowledge of and ability to work with internal/external stakeholders. Must be able to be reached by phone/pager and have a vehicle to transport and complete agency business. Valid NYS Drivers License in accordance with Agency policies; ability to travel. Full-time, 32 hours per week positions available including nights and weekends at $14.15-$16.42 per hour; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 217 Genesee Street., Suite 14, Auburn, NY 13021. EOE/M/F




Incident Management Coordinator I- Tompkins County
Bachelors required with three years experience in Human Services or related field required with OPWDD experience preferred. One year of Quality Assurance experience required. Incident Management experience preferred. Requirements essential to position include ability to interview in depth; organize and analyze high volumes of information; write detailed, meticulous reports; develop clear, useful recommendations; computer literacy; time management skills and the ability to change priorities/shift quickly from one task to another; ability to train direct support professionals and support staff; ability to exhibit extraordinary interpersonal skills to negotiate complex job demands. Strong communication and presentation skills a must. Ability to work well and in cooperation with staff of all levels and at a variety of work sites. Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding staff/service recipient issues and demonstrate the ability to relate to and accept individuals with disabilities. Valid New York State Driverís license and ability to travel required. Position is full time with benefits package available. Salary Range: Grade 13 Hourly: Min: $17.45, Mid: $20.94, Max: $24.43. Valid NYS Driverís License in accordance with Agency policies. Unity House if a tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join Our Team or complete application at Unity House, 15 Catherwood Road Ithaca, NY 14850. EOE/M/F



REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE
Current, valid NYS RN License. Current, valid CPR. Experience working with individuals with a mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders required. Three years experience working as a registered nurse required. Additional requirements include demonstrated extraordinary interpersonal, communication, organizational and computer skills. Must possess assessment/evaluation skills and demonstrate the ability to work in a multi-task environment both independently and as a team demonstrating flexibility. NYS Driverís License in accordance with regulations and Agency policies, practices, and procedures required. Travel among sites required. Valid NYS Driver's License required and acceptable according to Agency standards. Hours: Monday-Friday. No weekends or Holidays. Grade 15 minimum $21.89 per hour. Full-time with benefits package available; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 217 Genesee Street, Suite 14 Auburn, NY 13021 EOE/M/F



PWDD Assistant Manager of Day Services(WOW Program)
High School Diploma with three years experience with individuals with disabilities. Associateís Degree in a related field preferred. Relevant experience must include a minimum of 1 year of coordinating care, planning, creating, overseeing and implementing services, and collaborating with other service providers. NYS Driverís license required and acceptable according to Agency standards, policies and procedures. Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills essential. Basic computer skills are necessary. Demonstrated ability and knowledge to work professionally with multiple service provider agencies, knowledge of Person Centered Planning, Day and Residential Habilitation. Valid NYS Driverís License in accordance with Agency policies and travel required. Full-time position available including competitive salary and benefits package; smoke/tobacco free workplace. GRADE 12 SALARY HOURLY: MIN: $15.58 MID: $18.70 MAX: $21.81 commensurate with education and experience. Valid NYS Driverís license in accordance with agency policies required. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 15 Catherwood Road, Ithaca, NY 14850. EOE/M/F




MH RESIDENCE COUNSELOR Ė (Supportive Apartments)SA AND (Community Residence)CR
High School Diploma with one year related experience in human services preferred. Computer skills and keyboarding familiarity required. Must be able to be reached by phone/pager and have a vehicle to transport and complete agency business. Evidence of understanding and empathy for the Mental Health population. Ability to be flexible and work in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, decision-making, and problem-solving skills a must. Full Time: 40 Hours: MON: 3PM-11PM THURS&FRI: 1PM-9PM SAT&SUN: 9AM-5PM. $12.69 per hour. Valid NYS Driverís License required according with regulations and Agency policies/procedures. Valid NYS Driverís license in accordance with agency policies required. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 217 Genesee St, Suite 14, NY 13021. EOE/M/F



REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE(NEW POSITION)
Registered Nurse
PWDD-Tompkins County
Current, valid NYS RN License. Current valid CPR. Experience working with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, knowledge of and experience with OPWDD regulations preferred. Three years experience working as a registered nurse required; case management experience preferred. Evidence of understanding and empathy for the PWDD population. Additional requirements include demonstrated extraordinary interpersonal, communication, organizational and computer skills. Must possess assessment/evaluation skills and demonstrate the ability to work in a multi-task environment both independently and as a team demonstrating flexibility. NYS Driverís License in accordance with regulations and Agency policies, practices, and procedures required. Travel among sites required. Valid NYS Driver's License required and acceptable according to Agency standards. Hours: Monday-Friday. No weekends or Holidays. Grade 16 minimum $23.80 per hour. Full-time with benefits package available; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 15 Catherwood Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850. EOE/M/F




Peer Specialist - Tioga/Tompkins County
High School diploma/GED required. Associates degree in a Human Services related field preferred. Provisional Status with Certification pending with documented plan to complete required experience required; current credential as a Certified Peer Specialist preferred. First-hand experience as a consumer of public mental health services required; may also include substance use disorders. Knowledge and experience applying principles of mental health peer support preferred. Additional knowledge of mental illnesses, service delivery systems, and peer support modes desirable. Must be able to be reached by phone and have a vehicle to transport and complete agency business. Computer competency required. Must demonstrate understanding and empathy for individuals with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and work in a team environment with excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, decision-making, and problem-solving skills required. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding staff/persons supported issues. Ability to work in a changing environment, be flexible and demonstrate knowledge of and ability to work with internal/external stakeholders inclusive of local Mental Health System. Position is full time with benefits package available at $12.69 per hour. Valid NYS Driverís License in accordance with Agency policies. Unity House if a tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join Our Team or complete application at Unity House, 15 Catherwood Road Ithaca, NY 14850. EOE/M/F



Relief Job Coach- Syracuse, Auburn, and Geneva
Unity House of Cayuga County, Inc. seeks caring and nurturing individuals interested in pursuing work with adults in a variety of settings in Syracuse/Onondaga County or Auburn/Cayuga County. Experience in work situations and sensitivity to individuals with disabilities preferred. Provide on-the-job support by creatively implementing job modifications and job restructuring to ensure consumer progress and success. Must be able to work flexible hours to meet workersí training needs, including nights and weekends. HS diploma/GED and valid NYS Driver's license in accordance with agency policy required. Relief position available at $11.18 per hour (hours are part-time and on-call based on needs of the program); tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join Our Team or complete application for Syracuse: Unity House, 518 James Street Suite B, Syracuse, NY 13203 or Auburn: Unity House, 217 Genesee Street, suite 14, Auburn, NY 13021. EOE/M/F



DSP Community Integration Specialist-Tompkins County- First Shift Available
Unity House of Cayuga County, Inc. seeks caring and nurturing individuals interested in pursuing work with adults with developmental disabilities in a site based and without walls dayhab setting. Duties include supporting consumers within the community while providing training and fostering independence in daily living skills. Qualifications include HS diploma/GED and valid NYS Drivers License in accordance with agency policy required. Full-time positions available, hours are primarily first shift, i.e. 8a-4p and Monday-Friday. Work locations in Groton, Freeville, Dryden and Ithaca. Salary is $13 per hour plus benefits. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 15 Catherwood Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850. Unity House is a tobacco/smoke free agency. EOE/M/F



DSP Relief Residence Counselors- Cayuga County
Unity House seeks caring and nurturing individuals interested in pursuing work with adults with developmental disabilities in supervised, home-like settings providing training and support to foster independence in daily living skills in Cayuga County. Qualifications include a HS Diploma/GED and valid NYS Driverís license in accordance with agency policy required. Relief positions available (hours are part-time and on-call based on needs of the program) at $11.18 per hour; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 217 Genesee Street, Suite 14, Auburn, NY 13021. EOE/M/F



DSP Residence Counselors- Cayuga County
Unity House seeks caring and nurturing individuals interested in pursuing work with adults with developmental disabilities in supervised, home-like settings providing training and support to foster independence in daily living skills in Cayuga County. Qualifications include a HS Diploma/GED and valid NYS Driverís license in accordance with agency policy required. Full-time, 40 hours per week positions available including nights and weekends at $13 per hour; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 217 Genesee Street., Suite 14, Auburn, NY 13021. EOE/M/F



DSP Relief Mental Health Residence Counselors - Auburn
Unity House of Cayuga County, Inc. seeks caring individuals interested in pursuing work with adults with psychiatric disabilities in a residential/apartment setting in Auburn. Duties include training and support to foster independence with managing symptoms, social interaction and daily living activities. Qualifications include a HS Diploma/GED and valid NYS Driverís license in accordance with agency policy required. Relief positions available at $11.18 per hour (hours are part-time and on-call based on needs of the program); tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 217 Genesee Street., Suite 14, Auburn, NY 13021. EOE/M/F





DSP Residence Counselor II - Tompkins County: 2nd and 3rd Shifts available
Unity House of Cayuga County seeks caring and nurturing individuals interested in pursuing work with adults with developmental disabilities in supervised, home-like settings providing training and support to foster independence in daily living skills in Tompkins County. HS diploma/GED and valid NYS Driver's License required. Six months (one year preferred) of residential experience in a related field required. Experience working with a higher needs population preferred. The DSPRCII will work in the therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation of persons within the program and work with individuals who require an enhanced level of supervision, are multiply diagnosed with Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Illness and/or have Sex Offender histories. Full-time, part-time at $14.30 per hour and relief positions at $12.29 per hour available, varied shifts. Benefits package included; tobacco free workplace. FT/PT: Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join Our Team or complete application at Unity House, 15 Catherwood Road Ithaca, NY 14850 EOE/M/F



DSP Residence Counselor -Tompkins County: 2nd and 3rd Shifts Available
Unity House seeks caring and nurturing individuals interested in pursuing work with adults with developmental disabilities in supervised, home-like settings providing training and support to foster independence in daily living skills in Cayuga County. HS diploma/GED and valid NYS Driver's License required. Full-time, positions at $13 per hour with benefits package available; tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join our Team or complete application at 15 Catherwood Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850. EOE/M/F



Relief DSP Residence Counselor for Tompkins County
Unity House seeks caring and nurturing individuals interested in pursuing work by supporting adults with developmental disabilities in supervised, home-like settings providing training and support to foster independence in daily living skills in Tompkins County. HS diploma/GED and valid NYS Driver's License required. Relief positions available (considered part time and on call), varied shifts at $11.18 per hour. Unity House is a tobacco free workplace. Apply online/download application at www.unityhouse.com by clicking on Join Our Team or complete application at Unity House, 15 Catherwood Road Ithaca, NY 14850. EOE/M/F