Integrated Life Choices Job Coach in Omaha, Nebraska
Looking for a fulfilling opportunity? ILC is a growing company with a casual atmosphere who employs people with a passion toward our promise: "To support people in living a fulfilling life." ILC is seeking Full-Time and Part-Time Job Coaches to support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities that are either seeking competitive employment and/or currently employed in the community. To be successful in this position one must be able to provide person-centered support to meet the needs of the people we support within the work environment. This position conducts job analysis to identify job duties, develops specific plans to best assist the people we support in being as independent as possible which includes teaching self-management strategies, comprehending job expectations and workplace policies. In addition, job coaches provide day to day opportunities which support and guide current and future employees in achieving goals and must be able to model productive behavior as well as teach life improving and daily skills.
This position requires flexibility in work hours, which will vary frequently and could include day or evening hours, and also may include weekends and occasionally overtime because work schedules must be adjusted to meet the needs of the persons we support and as caseloads change. In addition, candidates must have the ability to calculate and complete basic math transactions needed for handling cash; maintain a checkbook/household budget; utilize strong verbal and written communication skills; have the ability to read and interpret procedures, instructions and detailed material; be flexible, patient and be able to remain calm and focused under stressful/provoking situations.
Qualified candidates will be 19 years of age, have a HS diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s and transportation, and will have one or more years of experience providing support to people with disabilities.
Candidates must also be able to drop to their knees, twist, bend, reach up and down, lift 5o pounds and crawl and work varied shifts including weekends. Applications must be complete, accurate, show full employment history and list professional and/or employer references to be considered. ILC is an equal opportunity employer.
Preference will be given to candidates who meet these qualifications who also have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
Keyword: Job Coach
From: Integrated Life Choices