Job Coach (001)

Hope Network Wyoming, MI
Overview

The Job Coach models positive work behavior and provides the necessary training and support to ensure consumer success in a variety of employment settings.

The Job Coach is responsible for providing vocational and rehabilitation services to consumers in a variety of programs/sites, including The DECC Program, SE Group Sites, Janitorial training sites/programs, 1:1 individual job training, and Vending Crews. The Job Coach will provide general and/or specific services emphasizing vocational and work skills development for consumers within these programs. The Job Coach is responsible for maintaining a productive working relationship with host companies, employers, and janitorial service/vending service customers. The Job Coach will define and apply strategies for work simplification, environmental modification, task analysis, as well as specific training strategies.

Summary

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Ability to adhere to the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the standards issued there under by the US Department of Health and Human Services, and all Hope Network AffiliatesBe a good communicator and have the ability to communicate, listen, and negotiateAbility to problem solve and navigate various settings and situationsAbility to multi task and work in a fast paced environment that presents multiple prioritiesAbility to promote, foster, and build team work within work groupsMaintain and provide support services in a dignified mannerDemonstrate the ability to work independently and in a team environmentAbility to be flexible with work assignments and work locationsAbility to track and record consumer hours worked, services provided to customer, and track inventory (as needed).Good verbal and written skillsSupport and adhere to the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the standards issued there under by the US Department of Health and Human Services, and all Hope Network AffiliatesRequirements

Educational / Talent Requirements:

High School diploma with experience in related fieldETS Certification is preferred; ability to obtain ETS Certification is requiredValid Driver's License