Group Job Coach
Company: Hope Services
Posted on: June 19, 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
all levels. *Hope Services requires all employees to be fully
vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. This mandate allows for
limited exemptions and a grace period for new hires to comply with
the vaccination requirement. Hope Services offers an OUTSTANDING
benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k)
Retirement, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement and a
comprehensive Scholarship Program, Generous Paid Vacation and Sick
Time accrual plans and more! 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. Principle Responsibilities of the Job
Coach: 1. 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. Minimum Qualifications for the Job Coach position: The Job
Coach should possess a High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
plus one year of related experience. Clear driving record and a
valid Driver's License. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
for the Job Coach position: 1 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 development 9. 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 Conditions Extensive
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 to
find out more about us and the people we serve. 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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