• 16-May-2018 to 02-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • Production/Workshop
  • Mayflower, AR, USA
  • $9.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

AEDD has an opening for a Job Coach working with adults with developmental & intellectual disabilities.  Immediate hire requires current TB health card, valid driver's license and proof of auto liability insurance and Criminal background checks and drug screens will be conducted. EOE/M/F

Summary:   The Supportive Employment Job Coach works under the direction and supervision of the Supportive Employment Supervisor. Job Coach's work independently, primarily in the community.  This position is responsible for assisting IDD's to learn and accurately carry out assigned job duties. Job Coaches provide one-on-one training tailored to the needs of the consumers.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned

  • Assist consumers with job skills and team building with co-workers and employers.
  • Assist consumers in performing the work responsibilities in such a way that fosters independence.
  • Continually assess the vocational, social, communication and independent skills required by the specific job setting.
  • Perform task analysis of each task as needed and provide guidance to consumer
  • Identify job site modifications as needed. Recommended modifications are to be discussed with the Supportive Employment Supervisor first.
  • Comply with the policies and procedures of the job sites.
  • Report to the Supported Employment Supervisor any needs, problems or concerns.
  • Provide a summary of each shift worked with the consumer to the Supported Employment Supervisor weekly.
  • Provide pro-active follow-up services to monitor work performance and job satisfaction from both the worker and employer's perspectives, as necessary.
  • Required to drive for company business. Must meet AEDD's MVR requirements.
  • Will maintain an individual timesheet weekly. 
  • Supervise consumers on community- based worksite; ensure measures are in place for consumer safety
  • Assist coordinators with consumer's goals and objectives through personal observation and assessment.

Education and/or Experience:  High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of six months experience working with persons with developmental disabilities is preferred.  Certified Job Coach also preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  CPR/First Aid, Arkansas Driver's License and Auto Liability Insurance, as necessary.

Physical Demands:   The physical demands and work environment 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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this position the employee travels by automobile and is exposed to changing weather conditions.


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