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Life Coach
Summary
Title:Life Coach
ID:1119
Location:Salem
Shift:N/A
Job Type:N/A
Description
The Northeast Arc helps people with disabilities become full participants in the community; choosing for themselves how to live, learn, work, socialize and play.
One of the most innovative agencies in the state serving children and adults with disabilities, Northeast Arc was founded in the 1950's by parents with the courage and determination to ensure their children and others with disabilities will always have every opportunity to live and thrive in the community.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Researches best practices in order to provide 1:1 education and training in areas of community living to adults.  Designs a plan to address specific areas of needs and interests.
  • Provides education and instruction to support the clinical and social needs of the individuals receiving services.
  • Teaches independent living, apartment management, and home safety skills.
  • Develops individual financial plans to assist person in daily budgeting and banking.
  • Educates food shopping, menu planning and cooking skills.
  • Identifies community resources and assists in facilitating community connections.
  • Demonstrates social skills and promotes self-determination.
  • Mediates and assists in resolving roommate concerns and issues as needed.
  • Provides hands-on assistance, if needed, with personal care.
  • Meets deadlines for record keeping and data progress reports and other case management documentation. 
  • Serves as a role model and mentor.
  • Reports critical issues to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Establishes criteria to achieve a high level of service delivery.
  • Completes documentation, incident reporting and other necessary documents in accordance with Northeast Arc Policy and Procedure’s.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree in Education and 1-2 years of experience working with adults who are developmentally disabled
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.  Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of variety of devices and applications that is internet based. 
  • Ability to make sound clinical decisions and appropriate interventions. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products with a proficiency in Excel.  Ability to utilize technology to design systems.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to maintain certifications as required in Northeast Arc Policy and Procedures, including but not exclusive to: First Aid, CPR, MAPs, Vehicle Safety, Human Rights and Fire Safety.  
  • Must have a valid MA drivers license
  • Physical ability to lift, pull and push up to 50 lbs required.


Northeast Arc is one of the largest employers on the North Shore, and we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive and excellent benefits package.  Please visit us at: http://www.ne-arc.org/about-us/careers/benefits/ for a more detailed explanation of benefits.
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