Job Coach For Adults With Disabilities

Sample Supports Fort Collins , CO 80521

Posted 7 months ago

Job Description

Sample Supports is looking for energetic people who believe that everyone deserves the opportunity for meaningful employment in the community. Job Coaches work 1:1 with individuals with disabilities to help them develop skills to find success in employment.

Opportunities include: individual focused 1-on-1 positions through partnerships that offer competitive pay at Crystal Joys - retail side as well as production; community-based Lawn and Cleaning Crews; and even FunkWorks packaging beer! Team members often describe this work as "life-changing" and "unbelievably rewarding," and we are looking for someone who is willing to take on the challenge!

Sample Supports' culture is fast paced, supportive and inspiring. If you are looking for an environment where hard work is expected and rewarded, this is the place for you! Sample Supports offers the highest pay in the industry, along with full benefits, and 3 weeks of PTO a year. We are seeking applicants that are interested in being part of a growing social services agency working to be the BEST in Colorado.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Guide clients through real-life job expectations, while providing the necessary supports to help them behaviorally integrate into the community

  • Model appropriate skills and communication for individuals in services

  • Advocate for needs and services for individuals in services to ensure clients build skills and work toward vocational goals

Qualifications:

  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and a willingness to transport clients in your vehicle

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekend

  • Experience in a retail or sales environment, and customer service is a plus

  • Experience or skills in any of the position types/industry that we provide job coaching for is preferred. For example: retail sales, production, landscaping, restaurant

  • Able to perform the physical demands of the position may include but are not limited to:

    • Physically intervening with clients that pose a safety threat to themselves or others utilizing NVCI-approved techniques,

    • Working with unpredictable and aggressive clients and may be expected to be alone with them in the community or in their homes, and

    • Maintaining calm and professionally intervening with clients during escalated/crisis moments.

Dont have experience with adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities? Tell us why youd be good at it!

Training:

Sample supports offers intensive, paid training in:

  • Mental health

  • Behavioral implementation, specifically Sample Supports behavioral supports model

  • Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities

  • CPR/First Aid

  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention

  • Trauma

  • Ethics

  • Client rights.

Free internal clinical supervision through our professional development program for individuals interested in pursuing higher education and/or clinical licensure towards their CAC, LCSW or LAC

Benefits:

For those who qualify: Health (company pays for 70% of employee-only premiums) and Dental Benefits (company pays for over 50% of employee-only premium), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dependent Spending Account (DCA) - up to $1000 employer contribution, Aflac One Day Pay Accident Insurance, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, Mileage Reimbursement, Parental Leave, Inter-Company Discounts

How to Apply:

Must apply by completing an application at http://www.samplesupports.com/join-our-team.html. We look forward to reviewing your application!

Learn More:

Please click here to learn more about working at Sample Supports!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YApr3GvTLps

Pay:

$16 hourly

Company Description

Sample Supports is a rapidly growing social services agency that offers comprehensive programs to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Unafraid of fast-paced changes and growth, we maintain high standards of service.
We specialize in individuals with dual diagnoses including mental illness and substance abuse in addition to their cognitive disability. We are unique within the industry because we believe that "every individual deserves to be in the community and build programs and teams that reflect our passion for this mission. We provide a range of services including residential care, behavioral counseling, supported living services and day programs. We focus on providing positive behavior supports within an integrated treatment plan for the individuals we support to help improve their quality of life.
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