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Job Coach - New Jersey Services

Company: Goodwill Industries Of Greater New York
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Job Coach Location:
Reports To: Director of Rehabilitation Cost Center:
General Purpose:
To provide training and support for rehab consumers transitioning into competitive or supported employment, and to help placed consumers retain jobs long-term.
Essential Functions:
- Perform intensive on-the-job training with newly placed consumers. - Train the consumers on public transportation alternatives to get to/from work. - Provide ongoing coaching on a monthly basis for consumers needing long-term follow along (LTFA). - Keep track of task analysis for the purpose of training new hires on the job. - Maintain case documentation on a weekly basis for intensive job coaching consumers. Write case notes on a monthly basis for LTFA consumers. - Track # of service hours provided to each consumer and submit activity reports on time to get vouchers for additional hours when needed. - Perform case management services as required, to include linking the trainee with other service providers or community resources such as: recreation, education, transportation or leisure, in order to further enhance the trainee's integration into the community. - Train consumers' new co-workers and supervisors on how to best work with the newly placed consumer. Assist to find jobs for pre-placement clients including conducting pre-placement activities, workshops and job search. - Contacts DVRS & other referral agencies for placement, supported employment and/ or job coaching referrals. Submit monthly job coaching reports. Participate in CARF audits. Attend rehab dept and all staff meetings. Attend job development meetings. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required by the Director of Rehabilitation Services.
Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
- AA Degree in human services field from an accredited college. Alternatively, High School diploma and 3-5 years experience in related field. - Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook required. For job coaches working with deaf and HOH consumers, fluency in American Sign Language required and SCPI certification preferred. - Must have a valid NJ driver's license and pass license check. Must be willing to use private transportation to travel to employers and serve consumers in counties throughout Northern NJ
Scope of Responsibility & Positions Supervised:
The Job Coach reports to the Director of Rehabilitation and does not supervise other staff.
Special Working Conditions:
- Job primarily consists of field on-site and off site face to face visits with consumers. - Expected to make site visits during consumer work schedules and will consist of night and weekend work in the community.

Join Goodwill NYNJ to be part of an innovative organization that values the people we serve as well as our employees who help us fulfill our mission each and every day! We employ a people centered approach. That means that while our mission focus is to empower individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work, we also strive to create an environment of wellbeing for our employees and their families. As a Goodwiller (that's what we call ourselves!) You'll get to enjoy the following benefits and more!
--- Access to 3 different health plan options, with robust national networks, and no referrals
--- Low-cost dental and vision coverage, as well as a great variety of voluntary benefits
--- 1% Employer supplemental contributions to 401a and an additional 1% match to your 403(b) employee deferrals for eligible employees
--- 15 vacation days, 6 personal days, 7.5 sick days and 10 holidays, for full-time employees in year 1. Our generous vacation package increases in subsequent years of employment
--- Other employee discounts for travel, entertainment, mobile phone plans, etc.
We hope you will consider joining the Goodwill NYNJ team in our journey to empower our communities and our internal team.

Join Goodwill NYNJ to be part of an innovative organization that values the people we serve as well as our employees who help us fulfill our mission each and every day! We employ a people centered approach. That means that while our mission focus is to empower individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work, we also strive to create an environment of wellbeing for our employees and their families. As a Goodwiller (that's what we call ourselves!) You'll get to enjoy the following benefits and more!
--- Access to 3 different health plan options, with robust national networks, and no referrals
--- Low-cost dental and vision coverage, as well as a great variety of voluntary benefits
--- 1% Employer supplemental contributions to 401a and an additional 1% match to your 403(b) employee deferrals for eligible employees
--- 15 vacation days, 6 personal days, 7.5 sick days and 10 holidays, for full-time employees in year 1. Our generous vacation package increases in subsequent years of employment
--- Other employee discounts for travel, entertainment, mobile phone plans, etc.
We hope you will consider joining the Goodwill NYNJ team in our journey to empower our communities and our internal team.

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Keywords: Goodwill Industries Of Greater New York, Newark , Job Coach - New Jersey Services, Education / Teaching , Newark, New Jersey

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