QBHS Therapeutic Respite Provider

I Am Boundless Inc. - Columbus, Ohio

Are you a QBHS Therapeutic Respite Provider who is passionate about people? Are you looking for a job where you’ll enjoy excellent benefits and the chance to make a difference in your community? Then join the I Am Boundless, Inc. team! 

We are a fast-growing nonprofit organization committed to building a world that realizes the boundless potential of all people. For more than forty years, we’ve provided people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges the support and services to thrive. Our person-centered approach to care celebrates people for who they are and empowers them to become active participants in the communities where they live, work, and play. 

Will you join us? Apply today! 

Boundless Benefits

Working for Boundless has many perks. We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow. 

Why Boundless?

  • Excellent benefits including no-cost dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • A Boundless sponsored $150 deposited into your flexible spending plan80 hours of paid time off
  • Student loan forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Scholarships geared towards professional development and continued education
  • Career growth opportunities
  • The salary is $16-18/hour. Based on experience, education and credentials. 
    • Second Shift: Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Second Shift: Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 8:00pm 

What You Will be Doing

The ideal candidate will be providing in-home and community-based respite services and behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges. The QBHS Respite Provider will work with individuals and families to provide person-centered care and treatment services. 

Primary Job Responsibilities

Support opportunities that increase problem-solving skills to improve self-regulation, socialization, and maximize an individual's ability to participate in community activities independently or with natural supports.

Provide recreation and leisure including supports identified in the person-centered individual service plan as being therapeutic in nature, and/or as being necessary to assist the individual in developing and/or maintaining social and familial relationships.

Implement behavioral health treatment by providing intensive services based off the individual’s mental health needs including, but not limited to: skills development, problem solving, conflict resolution, emotions/behavior management, developing positive coping mechanisms, and managing mental health and behavioral symptoms. 

Required Education/Experience

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to communicate in English, including both spoken and in writing.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Within 60 days of hire, successful completion of the required physical crisis management training(s) and certification(s) applicable to the assigned program. 

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Experience working as a Qualified Behavioral Health Specialist (QBHS).
  • Three years’ experience working with people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities or behavioral health challenges OR a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. 

Required Licensure/Certification

  • Ability to obtain and maintain First Aid, CPR - adult, child, and infant (training will be provided if not already certified).
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License with Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles; proof of auto insurance, insurable driving record (five points or fewer).

Special Skills and Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently must stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee may be required to lift, bend, push, pull up to 50lbs. May implement physical crisis management intervention. 

All candidates who have received an offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and health screen as applicable for the role. 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Send resume to:

I Am Boundless Inc. 
1021 Checkrein Ave.
Columbus, OH 43229