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May 25, 2017

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Contact Barbara Barron
: 401-846-0340 x116
: Newport, Newport
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: $ 25.00
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The James L. Maher Center located in Newport, RI is seeking a Full-Time professional individual to join our team as a JOB COACH, the schedule varies based on needs of participants.

Responsibilities:
• Provide clients with direct on the job and in the community assistance in the mastery of required skills.
• Submit accurate and timely documentation of all services provided, and maintain an up-to-date filing system.
• Assist referred clients through the career planning process, developing a resume of work experience and skills mastered, and conducting vocational profiles of skills and interests.
• With assistance of others, match referred clients with available jobs.
• Serve as contact person for clients, employers, and families.
• Promote and assist client self-advocacy throughout the employment process.
• Assist client with developing a network of natural supports at work.
• Collect data related to client productivity.
• Perform other work related tasks as requested by the immediate supervisor.
• Achieve a CESP certification in the position

Qualifications:
• One year of experience working with people with disabilities and relevant experience in the field of vocational training.
• Individual must possess qualities of independence, reliability, and initiative.
• A willingness to work a flexible schedule is required.
• An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred however a combination of education and experience may be accepted.
• Valid driver’s license
• A favorable National Background check.