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Job Developer/Job Coach
● Perform job development; contact employers to introduce LADD and Supported Employment; establish working relationships with employers and businesses; expand program revenue; maintain documentation of all contacts.
● Responsible for coaching individuals on the job to learn and complete their job duties with as much independence as possible.
● Responsible for having a detailed knowledge and familiarity of the LADD policies, procedures, and systems, as well as the rules and regulations mandated by CMS (Medicaid waivers), ODODD, HCDDS, and other applicable regulatory entities as they relate to the job coaching component of the LADD Supported Employment Program
● Assist employers to identify, modify, and/or eliminate architectural, procedural, communication, and/or attitudinal barriers to employment and advancement for people with disabilities.
● Enhance disability awareness in the community
Required Education and Experience
● Minimum of a high school diploma or GED (Preferred: Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) preferred in human or social services or related field)
● Basic computer proficiency skills
● Three to five years related experience and/or training
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
● Employment First Certification
● ODODD Adult Services Certification
● Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record (5 points or less)
● First Aid Certification/CPR Certification
● Use of personal cell phone
● Use of personal vehicle
● Any other required certificates, licenses, registrations required by rule from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (ODODD)
Direct Support Professional
● This position is responsible for developing a primary support and teaching relationship with people receiving services. Must demonstrate professionalism by respecting persons served rights. Able to think independently and complete all responsibilities with minimal supervision. Help person served set goals, make informed choices, and follow-through on responsibilities. Must have an understanding of HIPAA and how to maintain confidential information.
● Must be creative, able to problem solve, take initiative, have strong communication skills, create a positive learning environment, and the ability to relate to others with emotional intelligence. Learn and stay current with technology used for documentation, communication, and other work activities.
Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma/GED, have held a valid Driver’s License for two years, able to pass a physical/drug screen/TB test, able to pass criminal background check, has own personal vehicle with proof of insurance, and able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
Preferred education: Associates or Bachelor’s degree (B. A.)