|Title||JOB COACH – FULL TIME|
|Job Information|| |
The incumbent in this position will provide job specific training, support and supervision to consumers with disabilities who work outside of Goodwill Industries. Ensure that individuals’ needs are met; goals are implemented; and a safe environment is maintained at their job site. Duties include, but are not limited to; identify and facilitate transition plans; providing training on proper work techniques and socialization skills; communicating client progress and providing feedback; providing coverage for other job coaches as needed; and providing structured intervention techniques and support to consumers in job training programs.
This individual will maintain case notes on the current system for each consumer’s case worked on a daily basis; performs job coach duties in the absence of other job coach (s); including but not limited to: training consumers on various job duties/workplace policies and procedures/social skills/safe and efficient operation of equipment, etc.; performing Job Readiness Training; advocating for consumers in the workforce to promote successful relationships between employers and employees.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent oral/written communication skills and problem solving/organizational skills. The candidate must also have the ability to multi-task and be able to work flexible hours.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to communicate effectively orally, in writing and electronically; conduct situational assessments, proofread and verify confidential documentation; organize, plan and prioritize work; make decisions and solve problems; work with outside agencies.
Qualified individuals must have a high school diploma or GED, and one year of related experience working with individuals with disabilities. Possess computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Excel/Outlook). Must be customer/detail oriented (retail experience preferred). A valid TXDL/driving record acceptable to agency liability carrier is required for this position; ability to lift up to 25 lbs.