Brandi's Hope Community Services
  • Gulfport, MS, USA
  • Full Time

 

This is a job coach position.  Must have a reliable vehicle and car insurance for transporting Individuals to their jobs.  Mon thru Friday hours between 8 am and 4 pm. Flexable.  Hours are not quite full time but can move in that direction as Individuals get jobs.  You will support Individuals in their jobs and also work with Individuals to look for employment possibilities.  

 

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  3. Must have a valid driver's license.
  4. Must have reliable transportation and meet applicable requirements of the Motor Vehicle Safety Program.
  5. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.
  6. Must complete Community Services DSP training program.

 

Physical And Sensory Requirements:

Walking; reaching; bending; pushing; pulling; lifting heavy loads (i.e., at least 50 pounds).

 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Participant Empowerment: Empower participants, (their families or guardians where appropriate) by providing the support and information necessary to make informed choices and decisions and help build the self-esteem and assertiveness necessary to lead a self-determining l
  2. Communication: Use a range of communication skills and strategies to establish a collaborative relationship with the participant, co-workers, and people who are important to the participant.
  3. Assessment: Use formal and informal methods to learn about the needs, desires, and interests of the participant.
  4. Community and Service Networking: Assists the participant to identify and use the formal and informal supports available in his or her community, family and social network and works with the participant to develop and sustain relationships with friends, family, and community members.
  5. Facilitation of Services: Collaborates with the participant and others to plan and implement individualized supports in an ethical, holistic and professional manner that builds upon individual strengths, choices, and capabilities.
  6. Community Living Skills & Supports: Assists the participant to manage everyday aspects of life by teaching and providing supports in a manner that builds on individual strengths and capabilities and maximizes choices.
  7. Education, Training & Self-Development: Attend all required training and professional development. Pursue opportunities for professional growth and shares knowledge and resources with others.
  8. Advocacy: Knows the challenges participants' face in leading self-directed lives (e.g. exercising human and civil rights, obtaining access and accommodations as desired, meeting financial obligations and obtaining entitlements and supports) and assists the participant to overcome challenges through effective advocacy and the facilitation of self-advocacy.
  9. Employment, Educational & Career Support: Mobilizes resources and provides the support necessary to engage in satisfying work, education or daily activity.
  10. Crisis Intervention: Use appropriate and safe strategies for crisis prevention, intervention and follow-up.
  11. Organization (employer) Participation: Actively contributes to advancing the mission, goals and organizational life of his/her work organization and/or the goals of the individuals s/he supports.
  12. Documentation: Complete necessary documentation in an efficient and timely manner.
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