Do yoy have experience working directly with adolescents or young adults with an Autism Diagnosis? Are you seeking a position that will assist young adults transition from school based programming to community and post education life/vocational skills?
If you answer YES to those questions, considering joining Devereux as a Job Coach.
Being a Job Coach at Devereux has its Advantages. WE OFFER:
A multi-disciplinary and supportive educational environment
The opportunity to work with a variety of functioning levels within small classes and great teacher/student ratios
Clinical approaches to behavior managment including interactions with BCBA's
Strong community connections for job/skill training opportunities
Great time off benefits and sick time
Medical/Dental/Perscription coverage for FT employees after 30 days of employment
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Center for Autism Research and Educational Services (CARES) Program, located in Downingtown, PA is an approved private school that serves up to 60 children, ages 5 through 21, with a diagnosis of Autism, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder. We are currently seeking a Full Time Job Coach to work M-F 8-4:30pm to provide supervision, direction, training and coaching within community based employment training sites to adolescents with Autism Diagnosis who are preparing to age out of the educational system.
Specific Responsibilities include:
Work with team to assess skills and level of functioning/participation
Works with students to achieve a level of accomplishment and productivity that allows for greater employment independence
Acts as a liaison between the employer/community based employment site and Devereux
Documents progress and involvement of students
Provides information and input based on level of participation, functioning and progress towards goals
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen , a screen ing that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Keywords: employment specialist, work trainer, job trainer, job counselor
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in education, psychology, social work, or related field required.
EXPERIENCE: Two years experience working with adolescents and young adults with intellecual and/or developmental disabilities
and/or behavior disorders in a transition and employment setting. Experience with applied behavior analysis techniques required.
Posted Date 1 month ago (8/17/2021 10:56 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-19489
Position Type Full-Time