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Job Coach/Employment Specialist - $19 An Hour

Company: Sample Supports LLC
Location: Longmont
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Sample Supports is looking for dedicated people who believe that everyone deserves the opportunity for meaningful employment in the community. A Job Coach/Employment Specialist works 1:1 or in small group settings with individuals with disabilities to help them develop skills to find success in employment. Team members often describe this work as a career counselor as " Life-changing" and " Unbelievably rewarding," and we are looking for someone who is willing to take on the challenge!Sample Supports' culture is centered on the needs of the individuals we serve and our employees. We aim to develop and grow our teams to be able to provide the highest quality of care to the individuals we support. We are deeply committed to helping our employees reach their goals and dreams so we can pass that along to the individuals we serve, both inside and outside of work! We foster an environment of inclusivity and forward-thinking where we drive initiatives forward to meet the needs of the people we serve. We are seeking applicants that are interested in being part of the boldest and bravest agency in Colorado!Benefits:Medical insurance including vision and dentalFlexible spending, and dependent care accounts (with $250 employer contribution)Accident and short-term disability insurance100% employer-paid life and voluntary term life insuranceDream Project Participation agency sponsored funding/support for personal and professional goalsPet insuranceMileage reimbursementParental leave401k with up to 4% matchDuties and responsibilities:Coaching real-life job skills to individuals with disabilities at their workplace while providing the needed supports to help them maintain employment in the communityOngoing communication with workplace supervisors, team members, and family membersProvide on-site training, instruction, supervision, and advocacy for individuals at community job sitesSupport individuals in increasing independence in their workplace and communityQualifications:Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and a willingness to transport clients in your vehicleMust be at least 18 years of ageMust be able to work evenings and weekendExperience working with individuals with disabilities is a plus!Similar roles with transferable experience are paraprofessional, social services professionals, caregiver, CNA, teachers, counselor, childcare providerAble to perform the physical demands of the position may include but are not limited to:Physically intervention with individuals that may pose a risk to themselves or others utilizing approved non-violent crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques,Implementing provided and trained behavior support plans to support individuals in servicesMaintaining a calm and therapeutic presence with individuals during challenges that may arise based on the needs of their disabilityDue to the nature of the work performed at Sample Supports, and that this position works with an at-risk population, we do require a criminal background check be completed.Training:Sample Supports offers intensive, paid training in:Mental healthBehavioral implementation, specifically Sample Supports behavioral supports modelDevelopmental & Intellectual DisabilitiesCPR/First AidNon-Violent Crisis InterventionTraumaEthicsIndividual rightsFree internal clinical supervision through our professional development program for individuals interested in pursuing higher education and/or clinical licensure towards their CAC, LCSW, LPC, or LACPay Rate:$19 with incremental pay increases throughout the first year + opportunity for merit-based bonuses. As a growing company, we offer opportunities for advancement!

Keywords: Sample Supports LLC, Longmont , Job Coach/Employment Specialist - $19 An Hour, Human Resources , Longmont, Colorado

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