Job Coach – Santa Barbara Employment Services

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara, CA.
Full Time

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Momentum WORK, Inc.
Immediate Supervisor: Employment Services Program Coordinator
Supervision Exercised: Persons Served
Under the supervision of the Employment Services Program Coordinator, this position is responsible for carrying out objectives of evaluation and training and maintaining a high standard of programming. The Job Coach is responsible for coaching individual placements, ensuring quality, program participant driven placements and customer satisfaction.
• Monitors proper implementation and documentation of the Individual Service Plans for each program participant
• Coordinates the overall implementation of the program as it relates to the active treatment of each program participant in his/her ISP in conjunction with Employment Services Management
• Ensures that program components meet the assessed needs of the program participants in his/her ISP in conjunction with Employment Services Management
• Assists in compliance with Agency policies and CARF regulations
• Responds promptly to emergency situations
• Uses crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations when program participants are in danger of injury to themselves or others
• Ensures that program participant notes are completed in a timely manner
• Acts as a liaison between the employer, persons served and Momentum WORK, Inc.
• Attends scheduled meetings and in-service trainings as required
• Handles approved petty cash disbursement as it relates to program implementation
• Complies with all Momentum WORK Inc. policies and procedures
• Other related duties, responsibilities and special projects on an as needed
• Ability to stand, sit for long periods of time
• Ability to go up and down stairs
• Ability to speak, read, hear and understand technical written materials
• Lifting may be required; may exceed 25 lbs
• Ability to bend, lift and carry
• Ability to operate machinery without posing a safety hazard to self and others
• Ability to implement Crisis Management, Safety & ProAct techniques
• High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate of Arts degree or equivalent in related field preferred
• Two (2) years’ experience working with persons who are elderly or with developmental and/or other disabilities in group and individual situations
• Three (3) years’ increasingly responsible supervisory experience
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality regarding consumer and other related information
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to complete tasks with numerous interruptions
• Ability to work with little direct supervision
• Ability to manipulate numbers
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (esp. Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Compassion and respect for persons with disabilities
• May need to be available during any disasters, per disaster plan
• Must have reliable phone
• Valid CA Driver’s License and personal vehicle
• Valid certification in CPR/1st Aid (Training available)
Note: At the discretion of the Personnel Officer, additional related experience and/or education may be substituted or waived in lieu of the requirements specified above under “Education and Experience.”
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