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Employment Training Specialist (job coach)

Bergmann Center, Inc
Job Description

reports to CFO
wage: $12.50/hour
This team member assists individuals with developmental disabilities in identifying and achieving appropriate and satisfying employment based on their interests and skills. Providing the necessary, ongoing supports to help the individual be successfully employed within the community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide on the job training, assist employer and employee with accommodations needed to be successful in the job.
Documentation of job development/coaching support provided as required by Bergmann Center, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, and Community Mental Health
Provide job development and coaching services based on client preference, strengths, and abilities
Monitor client’s level of performance
Maintain accurate records on services provided to each client
Serves as liaison employee and employer
Minimum Qualifications/Education:
High School education
Ability to complete all Bergmann Center and CMH training
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Basic math and computer skills
Michigan driver’s license and willingness to gain chauffer’s license
Ability to lift 25 pounds
Willingness to support individuals with challenging behavior
Ability to read and interpret documents, to write specific reports and correspondence, to apply concepts to practical solutions, to problem solve, and to interpret written and verbal instructions (once trained) is required
Preferred Qualifications:
Equivalent college coursework in an equivalent field of study
Basic knowledge of HIPPA and Recipient Rights is a plus
Ability to assist individuals in activities of daily living as well as related job tasks
Previous experience working with adults who have developmental disabilities in an employment setting (or equivalent experience)
Ability to maintain first aid and CPR certification
Working Conditions:
40 hours per week
Days and hours may vary
Travel with company vehicle to local job sites
health benefits
retirement plan with match
long term disability insurance
life insurance
paid time off

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