Employment Specialist – Job Coach

Our Employment Services team in Raleigh is seeking an energetic, compassionate Job Coach to join their team Full-Time.  Position offers competitive salary, flexible work schedule and full benefits.  Follow your passion. Find your voice. Join the Easterseals UCP team. 

What You Will Be Doing:

The Employment Specialist /Job Coach performs as an integral part of the management team supporting adults with disabilities and/or mental health challenges. Primary duty is to secure community-based employment for individuals receiving services by creating connections with community employers and identifying suitable job opportunities.

  • Responsible for creating connections with community employers to identify and create job opportunities for individuals receiving services.
  • The Job Coach may also provide evaluation and intensive training services in the community for the individuals served and supported as their caseloads permit. This position will be the primary contact for VR counselors for all individuals assigned.
  • Develop resumes, prepare and accompany individuals to job interviews while assisting in filling out applications and related paperwork.

       How You’ll Benefit:

      Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn a competitive base salary, paid training and full benefits. 

      Our benefits include:

      • Paid time off and paid holidays
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
      • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
      • 403(b) Retirement Plan
      • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
      • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

      What We’re Looking For:

      • A High School diploma or GED required.  College degree a plus. 
      • A minimum of two (2) years of experience working with adults with disabilities is preferred.
      • Knowledge of the labor market and community services agencies, as well as skills in writing task analysis, systemic job training, counseling, advocacy, and supported employment, are preferred.
      • Must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license, clean driving record, and active insurance.
      • Reliable transportation is necessary to service this community-based program.

        About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600-member team provides more than 10.2 million hours of meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

        We strive to attract and engage team members with diverse lived experiences. We intentionally seek out and value uniqueness across race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, personality, disability and age.