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Job Coach - (PT & FT) Jeffersonville, IN and (PT) Scott County, IN

Company: New Hope Services, Inc.
Location: Jeffersonville
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Coach - (PT & FT) Jeffersonville, IN and (PT) Scott County, INJOB 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 profileArrange practice opportunities or situational assessments for clients in a variety of employment settings within local businessesProvide job development, assessment, placement, training and fading services for clientsEstablish potential employment opportunities from existing business contacts, as well as seeking new contactsAct 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 performedMaintain open communication with participants and their families to ensure client progressAssist clients to establish community connections and make referrals to relevant community agenciesCoordinate and conduct meetings/conferences for clients with Vocational Rehabilitation as neededBe accessible, flexible and cooperative to the various customer groups and their needsRepresent the participant as they seek employment, based on their needs and interest and own personal goalsProvide daily/weekly/monthly follow-up communications ,as needed, with both employer and participant to ensure mutual interests are being servedJOB COACH QUALIFICATIONS:Must be able to display flexibility to make changes in daily schedules and have the ability to perform multiples tasks effectively and efficientlyMust demonstrate familiarity with the local business community and resourcesAbility 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 everyoneMust possess a valid state drivers license, proof of insurance coverage per company policy, and have a vehicle that is reliable for transportation of consumersEDUCATION/YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:High School Diploma or equivalent required1 year experience working with individuals with developmental, intellectual, physical or emotional disabilities, as well as those who have a criminal background preferredNew 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 premiumDentalVisionSTDLTD - company paidLife Insurance - company paidEmployee Assistance Program - company paidAccident & Critical Illness 401k - annual company match (% varies)Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Personal Days, Paid Holidays*Equal Opportunity Employer OTHER BENEFITS:Paid Training to include: CPR/First Aid, Safe Crisis Management, and many more!Referral Bonus ProgramFamily-oriented environmentCasual dressEmployee Appreciation EventsAn evolving work environment where no day is ever the same as the nextPay Rate: $16.00/hour + $30/month cell phone stipend and mileage reimbursementPI197413012

Keywords: New Hope Services, Inc., Louisville , Job Coach - (PT & FT) Jeffersonville, IN and (PT) Scott County, IN, Education / Teaching , Jeffersonville, Kentucky

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