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Job Coach - (PT & FT) Jeffersonville, IN

Company: New Hope Services, Inc.
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Coach - (PT & FT) Jeffersonville, IN

JOB COACH JOB SUMMARY: The Job Coach is responsible for evaluating, assessing and building job profiles for individuals with various disabilities who are seeking employment. Job Coaches assist in developing competitive employment opportunities and provide follow-up support on the job sites.

We have both full time (40 hours/week) and part time (20 hours/week) Employment Specialist positions that will serve individuals in Clark, Floyd, and Scott counties. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule with possible evenings and/or weekend hours when occasionally necessary.

JOB COACH ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Evaluate and assess each individuals abilities and needs to build their job profile
Arrange practice opportunities or situational assessments for clients in a variety of employment settings within local businesses
Provide job development, assessment, placement, training and fading services for clients
Establish potential employment opportunities from existing business contacts, as well as seeking new contacts
Act as a liaison between the employer and participant to assure good work performance and that the client has clear understanding of the task to be performed
Maintain open communication with participants and their families to ensure client progress
Assist clients to establish community connections and make referrals to relevant community agencies
Coordinate and conduct meetings/conferences for clients with Vocational Rehabilitation as needed
Be accessible, flexible and cooperative to the various customer groups and their needs
Represent the participant as they seek employment, based on their needs and interest and own personal goals
Provide daily/weekly/monthly follow-up communications ,as needed, with both employer and participant to ensure mutual interests are being served
JOB COACH QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to display flexibility to make changes in daily schedules and have the ability to perform multiples tasks effectively and efficiently
Must demonstrate familiarity with the local business community and resources
Ability to demonstrate effective conflict resolution, negotiation, problem solving, and self-advocacy skills and promote these skills in the individuals they serve.
Ability to demonstrate effective writing, documenting, and recording skills that use alternative formats as needed to assure understanding for everyone
Must possess a valid state drivers license, proof of insurance coverage per company policy, and have a vehicle that is reliable for transportation of consumers

EDUCATION/YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent required
1 year experience working with individuals with developmental, intellectual, physical or emotional disabilities, as well as those who have a criminal background preferred

New Hope Services (NHS) is proudly celebrating 64 years of service to Southern Indiana and our extended service area. NHS has built the capacity to provide a full continuum of human services from child and family support through ability services. Our unique expertise in developing affordable housing allows us to also partner with the communities we serve to have an even greater positive economic and community development impact.

Medical - company pays 80% of premium
LTD - company paid
Life Insurance - company paid
Employee Assistance Program - company paid
Accident & Critical Illness
401k - annual company match (% varies)
Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Personal Days, Paid Holidays
*Equal Opportunity Employer

Paid Training to include: CPR/First Aid, Safe Crisis Management, and many more!
Referral Bonus Program
Family-oriented environment
Casual dress
Employee Appreciation Events
An evolving work environment where no day is ever the same as the next

Pay Rate: $16.00/hour + $30/month cell phone stipend and mileage reimbursement


Keywords: New Hope Services, Inc., Bloomington , Job Coach - (PT & FT) Jeffersonville, IN, Education / Teaching , Columbus, Indiana

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