Role Summary: Carries out the services of the programs by assisting clients in
obtaining and maintaining competitive employment that is consistent with their
vocational goals. Engages clients and establishes trusting, collaborative relationships
directed toward a goal of competitive employment in community job settings with
Principal Accountabilities: (essential job
1. Monitor and observe
LifeROOTS’ Clients in employment/work settings.
2. Completes required paperwork
accurately and timely according to departmental procedures.
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with supervisor, LifeROOTS Service Coordinators, employer representatives,
and other relevant parties.
4. Participates in the
development of the client’s Individual Service Plan (ISP).
5. Participates in job
development activities in coordination w/Employment Specialist
6. Participates in
7. Presents program in a
positive manner to the public.
8. Flexible in responding
to varied job assignments - nights, weekends and holiday work may be required.
9. Teach individual job
skills, requirement utilizing job task analysis, job specific supports
including assistive technology.
10. Provide personal
assistance, as needed, and able to according to limitations/doctor’s restrictions.
11. Build natural support
network between the individual and co-workers.
12. Identify/solve problems
before they become a crisis for the individual, employer and co- workers.
13. Assists the individual
side by side at the job site.
14. Analyzes job
requirements and break into manageable components that can be taught to the
the main duties of this position will be Job Coaching, this position must cross
train with the Community Integration Coach (CIC’s) Job Description.
16. Attend all meetings
unless prior arrangements have been made with the department head.
17. Complies with DD Waiver,
Mi Via and State General Funds
conduct that is professional and ethical at all times.
19. Complies with all
applicable LifeROOTS policies and procedures.
20. Relies on instructions
and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically
require exercising independent judgment.
21. Responsible for
participation in the company’s quality improvement program and ensures that department applicable quality improvement
requirements are fulfilled.
22. Responsible for
participation in the company’s financial management and ensures that all department-applicable fiscal
responsibilities are fulfilled.
23. Responsible for
participation in the company’s Health and Safety program and ensure that all department-applicable safety
requirements are fulfilled.
24. Performs other related
duties as assigned by the Employment Specialist II.
Essential Skills and Experience:
1. HS Diploma or GED.
2. One year of experience working with people with disabilities.
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Community Services, per licensing requirements.
5. Must complete required training within 360 days of
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Beneficial Skills and
Coach should have strong interpersonal and
Time Management: Proven ability to manage one’s
own time and the time of others well.
Proven practice of monitoring/assessing
performance of oneself, other individuals, or organization to make improvements
or take corrective action.
working in high performance teams and performing as a proven strong team
Actively looking for ways to help people.
to company values.
1. Fingerprints and
2. A valid/current driver’s
license with good driving record. Current auto insurance.
3. Routinely operates a
company vehicle or a personal vehicle while on company business.
4. Must be at least 18
years of age.
1. Regular and consistent use of keyboard and
2. Physically able to
perform essential functions of position without hazard to themselves or
work is non-sedentary, requiring walking, assisting in lifting and transferring
clients, bending, and lifting carrying 50 pounds.
4. Exposure to changing weather conditions.
have the capacity to toilet and provide personal care with people with
6. Assists with wheelchair transfer of non-ambulatory participants.
7. Additional challenges may arise, at which time
LifeROOTS Inc. may revise this