Current Openings

WORK SERVICES
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Supervisor (Job Posting 2021-1) (2 openings)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30pm
FT
Salary: $10.00/hr plus paid benefits
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Job Summary: The Work Services Supervisor assists the persons served in developing work skills and the appropriate behaviors necessary to attain and maintain independent employment. The WSS will provide productive Career Development activities for the persons served when work is not available. The WSS is responsible for completing appropriate documentation regarding the payroll and Percent Centered Support Plan for each person served. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs. and provide physical interaction as trained in managing behavioral issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Experience in working with people with developmental disabilities is preferred.  Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood’s insurance carrier.  Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must have ability to lift and carry as much as 40lbs and provide physical interaction as trained in managing behavioral issues. A flexible attitude is essential.


JOBLINK
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Employment Consultant I (Job Posting 2021-2) (1 opening)

Schedule: Primarily, M - F, 8:00a - 4:30p
Full-Time
Salary: Depends on Experience

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Job Summary: Investigate the workforce needs of area employers, and help them solve some of their high-turnover problems, while helping people with disabilities achieve their employment goals. Putting your excellent communication and customer services skills to GOOD use.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; bachelor’s or advanced degree is preferred. Must have at least two years of customer service experience; experience in social services is preferred. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently and be available for a flexible working schedule. Must have a valid driver's license and driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.  Experience with Microsoft Access and Excel preferred.


SUPPORT SERVICES

Support Services Coordinator/Case Manager (Job Posting 2021-3) (1 opening)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00pm
FT
Salary: TBD
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Job Summary: Coordinates the development of the Person-Centered Support Plan. Monitors the quality, adequacy and appropriateness of services, supports, and resources offered to persons served. Completes job responsibilities according to KDADS policy and licensing regulations, HCBS/ IDD Medicaid waiver standards/guidelines, and Cottonwood policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of at least six months experience in the field of services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.  Special consideration will be given to individuals who have extensive relevant experience in the field of services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.  Documented experience may be substituted for any portion of a Bachelor's degree at a rate of six months of experience for each semester.   Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier.   Must be able to participate in specified targeted case management training and registration as outlined by the CDDO and KDADS.  Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.


RESIDENTIAL SERVICES
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Night Assistant (Job Posting 2021-4) ( 1 opening)

Schedule: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:30PM to 8:30AM, every other Friday 9PM - 8:30AM and every Saturday 9PM-8:30AM.
32.5 hours per week
Pay Rate: $10/hr awake rate; $8/hr sleep rate
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Job Summary: The Night Assistant offers support and assistance when necessary through the night in accordance with Person-Centered  Support Planning, licensing/accreditation standards, consumer choice, and Cottonwood Policies and Procedures. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.  Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.


SIL Supervisor II (Job Posting 2021-5) (2 openings)

Schedule: Flexible with some weekend hours
FT/PT: Full Time
Base Pay = $10.10 with differential $11.60/hr plus paid benefits
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Job Summary: High school diploma or GED and 2 years college course work or 2 years related experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must have reliable personal vehicle and insurance. Must have a cell phone for employment-related usage during actual working hours and to leave messages outside of normal schedule. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen.


Assistant (Job Posting 2021-6) (11 openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
26 - 29.75 hours per week
Base pay = $10.00 awake rate + Differential pay = $11.50 OR $11.00/$9.00 depending upon location
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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting Residential Managers and Supervisors in providing quality services in their residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required backgrounds and drug screen.  Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.


Specialist (Job Posting 2021-7) (13 openings)
Schedule: Varies by location
Less than 26 hours per week
Base pay = $9.50/hr + Differential = $11.00/hr
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Job Summary:  Responsible for assisting Residential Managers, Supervisors, and Assistants in providing quality services in a residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all background checks and drug screen. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.


Supervisor (Job Posting 2021-8) (3 openings)
Schedule: Varies by location
FT/30+ hours/wk plus benefits
Base pay = $11.00/hr + Differential = $12.50/hr for awake hours and $9.00 for sleep hours
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Job Summary:  Responsible for providing quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities in their residential setting in accordance with Individual Service Planning, licensing/accreditation standards, consumer choice, and Cottonwood Policies and Procedures. High School diploma/GED and at least 2 years college coursework or equivalent number of years experience in a related field required. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.