Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Plans, and organizes their work schedule to provide authorized job coaching service hours to all assigned consumers
2. Submits written schedule weekly to IP Coordinator of projected work hours and consumers to be served
3. Establishes and maintains a positive, professional working relationship with employer and consumer co-workers
4. Communicates professionally with employers, referral and funding sources, care providers, family members and consumers regularly and as needed during special incidents
5. Provides initial on the job training and support to consumers according to schedule established by Individual Placement Coordinator
6. Provides on-going on the job training and support to assigned consumers as authorized
7. Completes documentation required for the development of consumer Annual Review and Individual Habilitation Services Plan (IHSP)
8. Assists I P Coordinator with the development of work and work-related goals for consumer IHSP
9. Provides on the job and off the job training and support to consumers that addresses goals established through the Individual Habilitation Services Plan (IHSP) process
10. Participates in consumer and program meetings as required
11. Collects and records data on consumer goals as required
12. Completes all other reports and documentation as required
13. Submits all documentation and paperwork according to established guidelines
14. Communicates with supervisor in a timely manner regarding all consumer and/or employer related issues
15. Ensures the quality of all work performed meets employers expectations
16. Corrects and reports any incidents, hazards, accidents, or unsafe conditions to supervisor and employer
17. Supervises consumers to ensure appropriate behavior and interactions with other employees
18. Acts in such a manner to present an example of a appropriate work behaviors to consumers at all times
19. Works at any Arc employment site as requested
20. Demonstrates on a daily bases the organization’s Vision, Mission and Core Values.
21. Ensures safety and welfare of staff and consumers and follows adopted procedures to report any incidents, hazards, accidents, or unsafe conditions to his/her immediate supervisor. Is a mandated reporter of suspected abuse and will follow all guidelines established to meet this requirement.
22. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with 1 year of related work experience.

Must have a valid California Driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with people with disabilities, families, care providers, employers, and representative of funding and referral sources. Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Must have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality; strong organizational skills and detail oriented; good follow through skills preferred. Ability to interact with people with disabilities respectfully, honestly and programmatically. Ability to teach, supervise, and communicate effectively with people with developmental disabilities. Ability to be self-motivated to provide a quality service to consumers and employers at all times.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have hands-on experience of MS Office and email.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit. Fine motor actions of hands, wrists and fingers are required along with the ability to withstand repetitive hand, wrist and finger movement. The ability to use hands to manipulate finger, handle or feel is required. The employee must be able to reach with hands and arms; and to talk, see and hear. The employee maybe required to stoop or crouch. The employee must be able lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, works in an outdoor setting exposed to the weather and other natural elements (heat, cold, sun, wind, dust, insects, dry brush, and rain). Additionally this position will be exposed to moving mechanical equipment, moving vehicles, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud and require appropriate protection. The necessity for commuting within the community also subjects this position to all hazards normally associated with vehicular travel.

Only candidates can apply for this job.
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The Arc of San Diego, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is one of the region’s largest human-service agencies. We provide an extensive array of services to people with disabilities in San Diego County. Founded in 1951 by a determined group of parents and other community members who were concerned about the lack of services available for children with intellectual disabilities, Arc blends a long history of service with a national reputation for success. Today, we are guided by the same sense of purpose and dedication that inspired those parents 60 years ago.

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