JOB COACH

The Arc of Opportunity
  • Post Date: October 14, 2017
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

Position Summary: Works with employers to determine skills and behavioral requirements for a job that will be filled by a client. Coaches the employee/client prior to reporting for the job on expectations including transportation to job, behavior at work, required job skills and work production.

Position Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 11am to 5pm but must have flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Coaches individuals with disabilities on-the-job in meeting goals and behavioral expectations of employer.
  • Sets goals for employee/client and works with him/her to achieve those goals. Periodically assesses employee/client achievement.
  • Maintains associated records. Recommend amendments and goal modifications when appropriate.
  • Conduct task analysis for jobs as required. 
  • Provide re-training and update training of workers, as necessary, based on jobsite skills.
  • Provide and/or coordinate transportation for individuals with disabilities. May include travel/mobility training.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Cross functional communication skills, written and oral, which convey clear and concise information in a professional and respectful manner to individuals supported, residential staff, families/guardians, peers, government agencies, community partners and all employees throughout the organization.
  • Attends mandatory trainings and meetings as assigned and required. Maintains all required certifications.
  • Knowledgeable about community resources to better assist individuals served in achieving their goals while seeking to empower and enhance their quality of life.
  • Conducts oneself professionally, maintaining respect, following regulations and agency policies and adhering to confidentiality requirements in all assigned duties.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Physical demands include: Frequent standing, pushing, pulling, walking, stooping, lifting and twisting.
  • Ability to perform physical restraint if necessary.
  • Frequent driving of a motor vehicle and/or van, agency and/or personal.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Valid driver’s license is required
  • Acceptable driving record and CORI is required at all times during employment with The Arc of Opportunity.
  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • One to two years of direct care service in programs for individuals with disabilities.
  • Must maintain and provide proof of minimum levels of auto insurance coverage as specified by The Arc of Opportunity. 
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation.

Comprehensive benefits package including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, health, dental, life, disability, and 401K. Advancement opportunities.

The Arc of Opportunity is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  Applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged.

The Arc of Opportunity North Central Massachusetts is a smoke free workplace and campus.

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOther
  • Experience2 Years
  • QualificationHigh School Diploma or GED
  • Salary$14.39 per hour
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