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Peer Job Coach - Part Time

Company: Comhar Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Description: ***Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination. *** Job Type: Part Time ; Non-exempt Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm (flex time available as needed) 25 hours per week Compensation: $17.50 to $18.00, depending on experience The Part Time Transitional/Supported Employment Job Coach is responsible for training and supporting Open Door Clubhouse members working Transitional/Supported Employment Placements (TEP/SEP) for COMHAR, Inc. and throughout Philadelphia. The Job Coach is required to work at the multiple sites of COMHAR, Inc and Philadelphia where these members who experiencing mental health challenges are employed. The Job Coach will observe and inspect the work of the members working in these placements at the job site and will offer guidance and support as necessary. The Job Coach will then advise Clubhouse Placement Manager and Clubhouse Director of that member's strengths and any challenges that may need to be addressed in counseling and training the member. SUMMARY OF THE PART TIME JOB COACH POSITION : The Job Coach will effectively carry out the following responsibilities in working with Clubhouse members (people experiencing the disabling effects of illness relating to mental health ).Transmit to members a vision of their potential that is not restricted by mental health disability, but is based on needs and aspirations common to all people. This vision is balanced by an understanding, acceptance, empathy, and support regarding the limitations, impediments, and suffering of the mental health disability.Encourage and empower the Clubhouse members in a manner that prepares them for permanent work.The Job Coach will have the capability and flexibility of handling and juggling the multiplicity of activities and demands occurring at the various job sites.The Job Coach will convey a vibrant energy that attracts members and enables both staff and members to do lots of things well despite challenges related to mental health. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE PART TIME JOB COACH :Work collaboratively with placement managers and the Clubhouse director in managing placement with COMHAR, Inc and other employers.Work side-by-side with members in the Work-Ordered Day prior to their Transitional/Supported Employment Placements experience, in a manner that establishes a rapport of trust. Provide support and assistance to working members as needed.Provide coverage for member absences on TEP.Obtain weekly progress reports from site supervisors as applicable.Report all issues/ challenges relative to the placement to the Placement Managers and Clubhouse Director.Participate in the Clubhouse Meetings and Programs as scheduled.Maintain health and safety standards as required by regulating agencies, and COMHAR, Inc.Perform other duties as assigned. TRAINING AND SUPERVISION FOR PART TIME JOB COACH :Complete a 12-hour orientation on psych rehab and Clubhouse model offered by certified trainers to be completed within 1 year of hire or start-up of program.Complete at least 18 hours of training per year (with at least 12 hours specifically focused on psych rehab /Clubhouse).Participate in and complete all CBH mandatory in-services.Keep supervisor informed of all potential problematic situations/ concerns/ issues.Keep supervisor and team members informed about individuals' strengths, accomplishments, and obstacles.Meet with supervisor face to face at least twice a month for individual SupervisionRequirements: REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PART TIME JOB COACH POSITION:Previous work experience working with individuals with mental health related Illness.Be aware of and follow COMHAR policies and procedures including those regarding confidentiality, HIPPA, compliance, personnel policies, etc. ***Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination. We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community-based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law. PI208280231

Keywords: Comhar Inc., Philadelphia , Peer Job Coach - Part Time, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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