Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Inc.

  • JOB COACH - Part-time as Needed

    Location
    US-WI-Watertown
    ID
    2018-11050
    Category
    Direct Support
    Type
    Casual/Zero Status (zero hours)
  • Overview

    Why Work Here?
    “An opportunity to help those with developmental disabilities live life to the fullest!”
    As a Job Coach, you will provide supervision, training, and support to people receiving
    employment services in community businesses and other job sites.

    Responsibilities

    - Assist people receiving services in career development and facilitate the achievement of integrated employment outcomes.
    - Act as a liaison to employers in supporting people hired to work in their businesses.
    - Ensure quality of work at job sites.
    - Complete required program documentation.
    - Follow licensing regulations, agency policies and best practices and protection of individual rights.
    - Maintain a professional image of Bethesda Lutheran Communities while working at community sites.
    - Observe, evaluate, and record job performance to make recommendations concerning goals and objectives.
    - Break tasks down to achievable components.
    - Perform creative problem solving as needs arise for individual on work site.
    - Advocate for people receiving supports among community co-workers, assist individuals in advocating for themselves; promote inclusion in community work sites.
    - Transport individuals to job site or service requirements if part of contract in given geographical area.
    To apply please submit your resume to HR.Wisconsin@bethesdalc.org 
    IND 123

    Qualifications

    Minimum Job Qualifications:
    - Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
    - High school graduate or equivalent and be 18 years of age or older.
    - Ability to stand for 8 hours at a time and to lift at least 50 pounds.
    - Must be willing to undergo a background check and a drug test
    - One year of experience working with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities desired.
     
    What we want to see from you:
    - Possess awareness of realistic work expectations regarding quality of work and appropriate work behaviors.
    - Ability to teach, learn and perform job tasks assigned to individuals at job sites.
    - Ability to work one-on-one with people with significant needs to develop skills for a work environment.
    - Ability to implement training plans established by case managers and employers.
    - Communicate effectively in person and via written communication.
    - Ability to make decisions and work independently.
    - Work a flexible schedule-some evening hours and occasional weekend work.
    - Work cooperatively as a team with employment staff to manage, maintain and establish job sites.
    - Possess basic computer skills and ability to learn specific computer programs.
    - Must be able to read, write and comprehend English effectively.
    - Must have a philosophy that is committed to the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the organization.
    - Must possess a commitment to the belief that all people have the right to dignity, respect, opportunity and full community inclusion.

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