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Job Coach/Education Specialist
Ref No.: 17-01698
Location: Riviera Beach, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date: 06/12/2017
Position Description: Schedule= 30 hours to be flexible (5) hrs a day, (5) days a week - Ability to work days, and late afternoons -establish and maintain supportive relationships with local employers and primary and secondary consumers -develop job descriptions, task analysis and training plans for newly employed consumers -in conjunction with the Director, provide assessment tools to evaluate consumers, document strengths and needs, and develop and implement goals and objectives based on principles of normalization and the developmental model -carry out the job training for newly employed consumers -monitors, by personal contact, and by phone, the progress of all consumers assigned to supported employment -maintain appropriate records to track consumer progress (hours worked, wages, progress notes and other programmatic date) -attend departmental staff meetings and special meetings as required -perform other duties as requested by the Program Director -being able to work a flexible schedule -reliable transportation -ability to develop task analysis and basic training plans -capacity for planning, implementing and supervising consumers in and integrated work environment

Skills Required: • Minimum (2) years’ experience working in the area of Human Resources and/or Education • Strong commitment to working with young people • Good organizational skills • Ability to work independently but also as a team. • Great communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish relationships with consumers and employers. • Ability to treat the consumer with respect, tact and sensitivity, while always being aware of the limits that are required by confidentiality and the necessary boundaries that govern the consumer.

Experience Required: Yes

Education Required: AA Degree from an accredited college or sixty (60) credit hours in the Human Service field or High School equivalence and equivalent work experience.