Job Coach II

  • MaineHealth
  • Biddeford, ME 04005, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary:
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  • Are you curious about the “behind the scenes” of different jobs?  Are you patient, supportive, and flexible?  Do you enjoy helping others to reach their full potential?  The Department of Vocational Services at Maine Medical Center is hiring people like you to provide on-the-job support to youth and adults with disabilities as part of its work with the Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), providing community employment services to individuals referred by BRS in Cumberland and York County. Preference will be given to applicants with ASL proficiency, as demonstrated by ASLA-intermediate or ASLPI-3 or higher. 

    o    The Employment Specialist II supports individuals to learn and perform their work duties toward the goal of maximum independence.  They utilize leadership, communication, and analytical skills in their role as a liaison to employees, employers, and Lead Employment Specialists.  This part-time schedule guarantees 20 hours per week, with the potential to work up to 32 hours. Starting pay is $17/hour, plus benefits.  Training and case specific instruction is provided.  

    o    Join our dedicated team of committed and caring staff while enjoying the benefits of working for MaineHealth!  
     

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Requires general education development necessary to provide supervision and training to people with disabilities at a level normally acquired through completion of two years of college.  Completion of the Maine Employment Curriculum preferred.
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: Six months of previous job coaching experience and/or experience working with people with disabilities in a related field preferred.
    • Requires analytical ability necessary to provide training and guidance to people with disabilities and evaluate performance.
Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.