Job Coach-PDLocation: Yaphank, NY Department: Supported Work Schedule: Shift: Per Diem ReqNum: 9013
Maryhaven is a nonprofit, Long Island based agency committed to helping persons with special needs including intellectual disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities, and/or substance abuse/dependence issues to realize their full potential. The agency's purpose is to establish, maintain and operate progressive programs and services which are residential, educational, vocational, and rehabilitative in nature. The ideal goal is the attainment of normalization, in all aspects of life, for each individual we support.
Maryhaven's supportive work department assists placement activities as they relate to individuals and staff.
Responsibilities will include:
Assisting individuals with disabilities to learn and accurately carry out job duties. The Job coach will provide one-on-one training tailored to the needs of the individual they are coaching. The Job Coach will assist individuals with job readiness, job search and employment skills.
If you are looking for more than a job and want a career that makes a difference in someone's life. Requirements:
- BA degree in psychology/health services field, and/or the foreign equivalent of such a degree, and one year experience.
- High school diploma/ GED required, 1-2 years experience working with individuals with MR/DD.
- Maintain a valid NYS drivers license and own a vehicle.
At Maryhaven, which is part of Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. Due to our extensive network of programs and services, the opportunities for career growth are significant. Come enjoy working with others as you chart your own course for the future!