• Job Coach

    Posted: 08/21/2022

    TITLE:  JOB COACH 

    TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT:  Regular, benefited, part time 30+ hours per week

    LOCATION: Supported Employment & other local travel required

    SCHEDULE: Variable, flexibility required

    SALARY: $16.26/hour

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Job Coach I will:

    1. Be responsible for on-the-job training/ job coaching of all individuals receiving Competitive Edge's services, as assigned. This includes but is not limited to: teaching soft skills and specific job related skills, time management, interpersonal skills, workplace culture, employer expectations, analysis of possible job accommodations, advocacy, as well as transportation of individuals to job sites as prescribed.
    2. Ensure quality work and customer satisfaction is performed at all contracted work sites.
    3. Complete required reporting for funding sources. Be responsible for all documentation related to services received, including: electronic health record documentation, electronic timekeeping documentation and other prescribed documentation.
    4. Assist in the development and implementation of vocational goals in cooperation the Employment Counselor which will be part of the staff action plan.
    5. Review and implement staff action plans as appropriate.
    6. Serve as liaison between the potential employers in business and industry, families, and individuals.
    7. Assist the Director of Employment Programs; Senior Employment Counselor and Employment Counselors with job skills training of Individuals being served such as resume development, employment seeking skills and development, and mock interviewing.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

    A high school diploma and two years’ experience with employment related services for individuals with disabilities and knowledge of the job market required. A two year degree in Human Services, or a related field, with two years’ experience providing employment-related services for individuals with disabilities and knowledge of the job market is preferred. Must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability communicate with service recipients and the business community and solid computer literacy skills. Must have a driver’s license that is acceptable to agency’s insurance company.