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Job Coach
Summary
Title:Job Coach
ID:JB_Coach
Department:Client Services
Description
Do you posses the skills of leading and directing others, being an advocate for individuals that often are misunderstood and unable to speak correctly for themselves? If you are, Envision Unlimited is looking for a Job Coach, to join its team and wants you to apply!

Qualifications: High school diploma; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of one year work experience in rehabilitation, social work, special education or related field. Knowledge of business and industry practices helpful. Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel per the needs of the agency.


Purpose: Perform functions to prepare, support, and train clients for employment in the community.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Train clients to complete work assignments per employer specifications.
  • Monitor and report client progress based on established goals and objectives in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assist employers in communicating with the client to facilitate client/employer relations.
  • Complete daily time sheets, case notes, and reports for all clients in your caseload and route these documents as necessary.
  • Communicate service and active treatment needs of clients to the Job Coach Supervisor.
  • Participate in client staffing.
  • Conduct job trial evaluations for new clients.
  • Perform job development activities that offer current site expansion or the development of new sites.
  • Responsible for agency vehicle operation and transporting work crews.
  • Ensure safe working environment and practices for clients at work sites, including review of fire and emergency procedures to assure prompt and safe responses.
  • Write and file client progress notes and Title XX documentation on proper forms.
  • Participate in regular staffing reviews and follow through with recommendations.
  • Respond to medical and behavioral emergencies following appropriate health & safety, crisis prevention, first aid, CPR, accident/incident reporting and other procedures, as necessary.
  • Attend to personal care (such as toileting, showering, tooth brushing), hygiene (such as hand washing) and medical needs of clients.
  • Attend mandated training within prescribed time periods and attend other in-services, as requested.
  • Support clients in self-advocacy activities.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Participate on agency committees.
  • Distribute client checks when appropriate.
  • Assist in client placement at job sites.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Location: Southside of Chicago
 
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