A job coach is someone who works with and teaches the supported employee to perform job tasks to the employer’s specifications, emphasizing interpersonal skills as a worker and as a member of the community. The job coach is someone who has knowledge about and understands the supported employees and knows how to work with them to maintain appropriate attitudes. The role of the job coach is to support and encourage appropriate work behaviors and habits. It is the duty of the job coach to encourage and maintain a positive work environment. Job coaches are to model appropriate work behavior and engage in the same work that the supported employees are doing; focusing on content influence over process influence.
DIRECT CARE PROVIDERS
A Direct Care Provider is someone who is able to care for and coach the participant in and through daily life skills. The Care Provider is responsible for implementing daily schedules and participant objectives, complying with routines, tracking progress through data collection, and supporting participants with life, social, and job skills.
A Site Supervisor is someone who engages in, oversees and manages the employees and participants at the site. The Supervisor is responsible for the well being of all staff and participants at the site while providing direct instruction and assistance through hands-on modeling and positive reinforcement. Communication plays a large roll in this position ranging from staffing, preparing End of Month paper work, ISP reviews, and daily administrative duties, while maintaining an understanding of the industry and State of Arizona requirements. A Site Supervisor possesses problem solving and conflict resolution abilities to maintain the most positive, safe environment for staff and participants.
Application for Employment
Thank you for your interest in employment with Achieve, Inc. We currently have five Adult Day Treatment and Training sites and two vocational training sites that we operate year round. These programs are open Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 3:00pm with respite provided before and after hours. Staff schedules may vary from site to site. Additionally, we provide a children’s summer program from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm with Respite provided before and after program hours. Some of our families utilize home based services that include Respite in the evenings and weekends, Transportation, Attendant Care, and Habilitation. Hours available depend and vary on the needs of the families and participants receiving services.Upon completion of your application an interview will be scheduled at the office.
Prior to employment with us we need the following:
• Completed application and questionnaire; signed Work History Release
• An opportunity for you to have a 2-hour hands-on experience (unpaid). This is to allow you to meet with our participants and staff. (Summer program applicants exempt)
• Completed employee orientation checklist
• Copy of your driver’s license
• Copy of your social security card
• Signed and notarized criminal record self-disclosure (We can notarize)
• Completed A-4, W-4 and I-9 for tax purposes.
• Fingerprint clearance or Fingerprint card & Application for processing
Your start date will depend on the interview process and your completion of the required documents. Wages are based on experience, completed training and positions available. Thank you again for your interest in employment with us. We look forward to working with you.