Employment Specialist – Job Coach

What You’ll Do

The Employment Specialist /Job Coach performs as an integral part of the management team working with adults with disabilities or mental health challenges. The Job Coaches primary duty is to secure community-based employment for individuals with disabilities or mental health challenges. The Job Coach may also provide evaluation and intensive training services in the community for the individuals served and supported as their caseloads permit. The job coach will be the primary contact for VR counselors for all individuals assigned.

 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:

To join our team, you must be willing to provide support in a community-based role and have a passion for helping others reach their full potential in the work force.  Previous experience supporting adults with disabilities in job coaching environment.  We also require the following:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent appropriately accredited by the appropriate state department of education.
  • 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 with reliable transportation for this community-based program.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you’ll support, then please apply now at our website:  www.eastersealsucp.com 

 About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

 

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