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Community Job Coach - Sign-On Bonus $500 at Eden Autism

Community Job Coach - Sign-On Bonus $500

Eden Autism West Windsor, NJ Full-Time
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Get hired before June 30, 2022 and receive a $500 bonus* after 90 days of employment!
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Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, Eden is a community-services provider and not-for-profit organization, serving children and adults with autism for over 40 years. Founded in 1975, Eden began as a small, family-oriented school for individuals with autism and today offers classes from pre-K through age 21. In addition, Eden provides services for adults with autism including residential and employment programs, as well as providing clinical and training support for families and professionals.

INTRODUCTION

We have an exciting career opportunity for a Community Job Coach who will provide support, job coaching, and oversight to adults with autism in their community-based employment settings and Eden’s employment centers. The goal is to eventually fade the job coach out and promote independence. The hours are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday-Friday. The pay rate is $17.75/hr.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations

Document the support given to the adult participant while coaching him/her at their work site and/or at Eden’s employment centers.

Follow daily and weekly activity schedule to meet the therapeutic needs of 1 – 3 participants as assigned.

Record, update, and maintain data via Therap relating to each participant’s performance on individual teaching and behavior support programs.

Measure the effectiveness of programs and improvement level of participants.

Represent Eden in a professional manner at all times while coaching participants within the local community.

Clinical

Collaborate with clinical staff regarding teaching and behavior support plans.

Participate in the development of Individualized Habilitation Plans (IHPs) and Behavior Support Plans (BSPs)

Implement all teaching and behavior support programs.

Communication and Meetings

Maintain professional and proactive communication with parents, employers and colleagues.

Participate in regularly scheduled individual meetings with Residential Supervisor(s) and house staff meetings for participants.

Notify Supervisor of any situation which compromises the safe and effective operation of the program and/or participants.

Cooperate with Eden Autism Services and Department of Human Services staff in any inspection or investigation.

Transportation

Safely transport participants to and from scheduled work site(s) and/or community activities.

Ensure cleanliness and organization of Eden vehicles after each use.

Education:  

 High School Diploma required or GED equivalent; prefer Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in human services or related course of study.

 New Jersey Certified Supported Employment Specialist via Rutgers University-Boggs Center

Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience working with individuals with autism or other developmentally disabled individuals in a vocational or employment setting; valid drivers’ license required with record in good standing.

Physical Requirements:

 Ability to sit, stand, bend, squat, kneel, stretch, stoop, and/or reach above shoulder level for extended periods of time (up to 30 minutes).

 Vision requirements to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 Ability to pass and maintain Professional Crisis Management (PCM) certification at a P2 level on an annual basis, including implementation of all strategies and techniques.

 Ability to move or be moved freely and quickly to ensure the safety of students/participants at all times.

Specialized Skills and Knowledge

 Sound working knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Supported Employment Development.

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions and correspondence.

 Commitment to providing excellent customer service on a consistent basis.

 Basic math skills including: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 Ability to effectively interact with individuals and groups, both internally and externally, in order to achieve desired results.

 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

 Ability to implement physical techniques including personal control, crisis, and restrictive procedures as trained; may be required to provide physical assistance and/or prompting to an individual.

 Beginner to intermediate proficiency in MS Office including Word and Excel.

Employee Benefits

Eden offers a comprehensive salary and well-rounded benefits package including medical and dental, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement savings, paid time off, and more.

 

Background Check

The qualified candidate must successfully complete a background check, including criminal check and fingerprinting, mandatory drug testing, motor vehicle check, reference checks, and completion of a medical/ health physical and Mantoux test.

 

COVID-19 Statement and Vaccine Mandate

We adhere to CDC guidelines. Employees are required to wear a mask as needed based on COVID cases, as well as must complete a health questionnaire and have their temperature taken daily. We require strict adherence to all sanitation guidelines including frequent handwashing and six (6) feet social distancing.

 

Vaccine Mandate:  Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 283 requires employees who work in a covered setting provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster doses. The "covered settings" listed in the Governor's Executive Order include all of Eden's residences and day programs.  Therefore, documentation of vaccine status must be provided to Human Resources; if you are unvaccinated, you must obtain your first dose of the primary series of COVID-19 vaccine within 30 days of your hire date.

 

If you are already vaccinated, you must provide documented proof that you are up to date with your COVID-19 vaccination, including receiving a booster shot. That means that you must have both vaccines (Pfizer or Moderna) and your booster dose five (5) months later, or the single dose J&J vaccine and your booster dose two (2) months later. 

 

This requirement is not intended to interfere with one’s rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act or Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

 

 

Required: Cover Letter

Required: Resume

 Eden is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Get hired before June 30, 2022 and receive a $500 bonus* after 90 days of employment!
Apply to find out more!

*based on eligibility requirements

 

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