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Price -Job Coach - Employment

Chrysalis is a company that provides a variety of support services for at-risk adults and/or juveniles with intellectual disabilities. These individuals may also have a variety of medical issues. This position requires the ability to work in stress-filled and safety-sensitive environments, make crucial decisions in regards to the care and treatment of at-risk individuals, and possess the ability to communicate those decisions effectively to the individual's team. Under general supervision of the Supportive Employment Specialist, the Employment Coach will provide customized employment services to individuals of Chrysalis through discovery, job search planning, job development, negotiation and post-employment support. The Employment Coach will be responsible for supervising individuals in their jobs, establish relationships with employers and assist/train the individuals on required job duties as well as functions independently within the constraints of Chrysalis' policies and procedures to assure individuals receive the highest quality of customized services possible.
Listed wage is for job coaching duties
10.00 per hour for non certified time.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Communicate effectively with the individual's team and employer
Punctuality and regular/consistent attendance at the worksite are required and the employee must be able to ensure proper oversight of individuals and their worksite schedules and facilitate successful employment outcomes
Follows and applies coaching techniques that promote individual independence in the workplace
Build professional relationships with employers
Teach individuals daily living skills as it relates to the job
Create opportunities for people to increase quality of life in their work environment
Support the individual's choices through Discovery and implement Person Centered Plans (PCSP) and goals
Complete necessary administrative tasks and documentation within established time frames
Complete and document all that is required by Chrysalis and the State such as employment records and performance
Supports problem solving processes by coaching the employer and individual while assessing performance. Renegotiate as needed with an employer
Perform other related duties or projects as assigned by supervisor
Requirements
Minimum of least 18 years old
Pass a criminal background check
Be eligible to drive according to Chrysalis policy
Should possess the ability to speak, read and write effectively in English
Experience or Education:
High school Diploma or GED
Training and Certifications:
Certified Customized Employment Specialist through the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE)
Certified as an Employment Specialist
Complete annual CPR, First Aid, OSHA and SOAR training
Complete annual Human Rights, Abuse Neglect, Maltreatment and Exploitation Training
Obtain and maintain Food Handler's Permit
Complete T.B. test
Complete any other required training assigned by Chrysalis
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Understand policies and follow the Provider Code of Conduct/ Abuse Neglect, Exploitation, Maltreatment Policy according to state standards
Excellent public relations skills working with individuals and employment personnel
Ability to work successfully unsupervised
Works directly with individuals to obtain employment in their community at minimum wage or above
Develops and maintains regular business contacts in the community as well as professional relationships with individual, family, advocates, support coordinators, worksite personnel etc.
Uses customized employment techniques, including Discovery and Person Centered Service Planning (PCSP) to offer customized employment services
Through observation, individual interviews and general interactions, identifies individual's skills, abilities, conditions and contributions to customize the employer relationship
Ability to manage multiple time demands balancing a case load of 8-15 individuals requiring customized approach to employment
Acts as a liaison in the community to ensure smooth transition and continuity of service between individuals and employer
Displays integrity, trust and follow through in all interactions
Follows established safety practices and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy working environment
Knowledge of Vocational Rehabilitation process and services
Works effectively within a team to enhance service delivery while respecting the right to privacy, confidentiality, HIPPA of the individual
Attends organizational training and provides documentation of certifications required for employment with Chrysalis
Understand qualification process for Paratransit or other transportation options, be able to train an individual on how to use these services
Maintains documentation of services provided that clearly and legibly reflects the individual

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