Vocational Guidance Services Job Coach - Ashtabula-Trumbull Counties in Trumbull, Ohio
Job Coach - Ashtabula-Trumbull Counties
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Location - Ashtabula-Trumbull, OH
Train individuals with disabilities on various job tasks in a variety of job settings such as retail, custodial, clerical, etc. to assist the individual in learning job duties of their newly acquired job or temporary community based work adjustment (CBWA) assignment. Travel training may also be required as needed for individuals that need to learn how to take public transportation to get to their new place of employment.
Hours vary based on the needs of the individuals but typically are between 20-40 hours per week. Assignments will vary and may extend beyond normal agency hours into evenings and weekends.
Provide a variety of Job Coaching services to individuals with disabilities including but not limited to developing appropriate job-keeping behaviors, task analysis, development of skills in complete specific tasks, development of natural supports, and the identification and implementation of reasonable accommodations at the job site. Act as an advocate for the individual at the job site and/or work adjustment site. Provide referral information to the individuals served for necessary and appropriate community services to enhance their vocational success. Prepare and submit thorough and insightful daily case notes that chart an individual’s progress, challenges and receptivity to direction and/or instruction provided. Participate in staffing meetings, as requested, with the individual and referring counselors. Provide individuals with travel training when required. Provide services beyond normal agency hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm as required if available. Work with the position supervisor to promote Job Coaching and CBWA programs.
Required Skills and Experience
Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have reliable transportation to get to a variety of locations.