Company: Hope Services
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 9, 2022
Hope Services is Silicon Valley's leading provider of services
to people with developmental disabilities and mental health needs.
We serve approximately 3,500 people and their families in six
counties and provide a broad spectrum of services. Hope Services
seeks candidates who share our inspirations & aspirations.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are
committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging at
Hope Services offers an OUTSTANDING benefits package, including
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Retirement, Life Insurance, Tuition
Reimbursement, Generous Paid Vacation and Sick Time accrual plans
and more!Are you seeking fulfilling work that gives you the
opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you
believe in the integration of persons with disabilities into all
aspects of community membership? Do you enjoy assisting others in
the learning process? Then read on...
Hope Services is currently hiring Job Coaches for our renowned
Community Employment Services program. The Job Coach provides
individualized service to Hope Services clients to assess and
remediate personal and social barriers, which inhibit success in
community settings. May also provide job-site training and
intervention as assigned for Hope Services clients placed in
community employment settings and work closely with clients and
employers to determine job training goals and ongoing success.
Assures quality of services provided are consistent with Hope
Services mission and values.
Job Coach - Principle Responsibilities1. Provides needed supports
to assure client success in employment placements. Evaluation,
training, goal setting and follow-up services for successful job
retention.2. Acts as a liaison with the employer, providing
training and supports, consultation on employment related issues
for success of long term employment.3. Acts as a program monitor to
assigned clients, provides advocacy and referrals as needed.
Assists clients with accommodations and ADA related issues.4.
Complies with employer policies and procedures while assigned to
their locations.5. Represents the Agency in the community.
Maintains a professional relationship with family members,
employers, and funding sources.6. Completes all required reports
and documentation, maintains complete and accurate case files,
conducts annual and semi-annual meetings, prepares individualized
service plans.7. Assures compliance with Agency and departmental
safety and confidentiality standards.8. Works independently in the
community, develops and implements instructional plans, social
skill training and provides interventions as needed.9. Works in a
variety of settings and assignments as needed to accommodate
changing needs and or requests by contracting employers, including
hours of work and location.10. Performs task analysis and time
studies for wage evaluations as required by DOL.11. Acts as a
mandated abuse reporter.12. May perform other duties as assigned to
assure the efficiency of the program.Job Coach - Minimum
QualificationsThe Job Coach should possess a High School diploma,
G.E.D. or equivalent plus one year of related experience working
with people with disabilities in a rehabilitation environment.Job
Coach: Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities1 Ability to
understand and relate to individuals with disabilities, their
families, the community and HOPE personnel.2. Flexibility in
scheduling of work hours, location and type of assignments within
the greater service region.3. Ability to observe, evaluate,
document and communicate verbally and in writing.4. Ability to
accept supervision and work cooperatively as a team member with all
Employment Services staff as well as with the client and
employers.5. Ability to teach good work habits and social skills to
individuals with developmental disabilities in a variety of
settings.6. Ability to utilize critical thinking skills in decision
making situations, good organizational and record keeping skills,
and good independent judgment.7. Basic computer knowledge.8.
Ability to perform all duties associated with time study
development9. Knowledge and commitment to the principles and
concepts of normalization.10. Ability to be flexible with
scheduling and prioritization of tasks.11. Ability to transport
self and clients to multiple employer locations as needed.Physical
& Environmental ConditionsExtensive amount of time driving and
transporting clients in the local community, standing and walking.
Exposure to dust, noise, pollens and various weather conditions;
writing and computer work; use of machinery in a production
environment as well as large equipment at employer locations.Do you
have what it takes to make a difference?
Inspire and be inspired! Hope Services takes immense pride in
maximizing our employee engagement. Will you join us??
Visit www.hopeservices.org to find out more about us and the people
Hope Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate
diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment
for all employees not regardless of, but with consideration and
appreciation for race, color, religion or belief, national, social
or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability,
HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression,
marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or
present military service, family or parental status, or any other
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