Positions Currently Available:
Job Coach -- PRN: nights, weekends and holidays; days and hours will vary
Work as a personal job coach for individuals with significant disabilities and diverse backgrounds who are seeking long-term employment. Create work opportunities by establishing relationships with local employers through cold-calling, networking, and targeted marketing campaigns. Provide on-the-job coaching and training for individuals who have been placed. Maintain complete and accurate records and reports in accordance with federal, state, and other regulatory requirements. Computer skills are essential. Hours will vary and include nights, weekends and holidays. Availability is a must.
To be successful, the individual must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, have a strong command of interpersonal and negotiation skills, be able to work collaboratively with team members, be able to organize, plan, and execute multiple projects and tasks, and apply formal trouble-shooting and problem solving techniques. S/he must be committed to the customers’ needs and dedicated to meet or exceed their requirements.
High School Diploma required and experience working with adults with disabilities. Must have NCDL, dependable transportation and clean criminal background.
Direct Support Professional -- substitute staff
A demonstrated ability to work well with others is necessary. Must be able to assist and monitor individuals in day program setting. Must be able to read, write, and follow instructions. Individual must be able to write clear and concise progress notes. Requirements for the job also include the ability to pass a written exam covering: An Overview of Developmental Disabilities, Learning Characteristics of Mental Retardation, Alternatives to Restrictive Interventions, Client Rights, and Person-Centered Planning. Negative TB test upon hire is required. Certification in CPR, First Aid is required before providing services. Seizure Management and Medication Administration (annual) may also be required depending on client specific needs.
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Prefer experience working with adults with disabilities. Must have valid NCDL, dependable transportation and clean criminal background. Basic Computer skills a must.