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Coach / Direct Support Professional

Company: ICAN California Abilities Network
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

ICAN has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all staff. As part of your application, you will be asked to certify you are currently fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or willing to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 before starting work.
ICAN now offers new hires a $500 signing bonus after completion of a probationary period of 90 days.
Primary Function
A Coach provides direct support and care for clients with developmental and physical disabilities. This position supports and fosters client choice. The Coach will teach daily activities such as vocational, social, and life skills to promote independent living. The Coach must be an organized, flexible, detail-oriented, and dependable individual. This is an entry level position. The Coach reports directly to the Partial Work Program Manager.
Schedule
This position is a part-time position with a Monday through Friday schedule for one of the following times:


AM Program: 8:15 A.M. to 2:15 P.M.


PM Program: 12:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.


All coaches are required to also attend an additional weekly one-hour team meeting/training.
Minimum Qualifications


Must be at least 18 years of age


Must be eligible to work legally in the United States


Must be fully vaccinated from Covid-19


Must be able to maintain regular attendance


Must be able to consistently arrive on time


Must be able to multitask and work independently with clients


Must be able to meet schedules and deadlines


Must be an organized, flexible, detail-oriented, and dependable individual


Must follow all the rules and regulations listed in ICAN's Policy and Procedures Manual and ICAN's Code of Conduct and Ethics


Must be comfortable working with and directly caring for people with developmental disabilities in a group setting, whether in a controlled environment or in the community


Education, Experience, and Knowledge


Must have a high school diploma from a recognized, accredited high school (No GED)


Six months experience working with people with disabilities preferred but not required


Must have computer skills, preferably including the use of Mac Products, Excel, Word, Pages, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Drive, and Dropbox


Must have adequate typing skills


Must be fluent in English and have basic English writing and grammar skills


Bilingual in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or ASL a plus


Licenses and Other Requirements


Must have the ability to pass tuberculosis skin test


Submit to a fingerprint clearance through LiveScan before starting employment


Must be CPR and First Aid certified or be willing to complete CPR and First Aid certification


Must be CPI certified or willing to complete prevention-first training at hire


If driving company vehicles, must maintain a valid California driver's license throughout employment. Must also submit to a DMV background check.


Must have reliable transportation. If taking public transportation, must have the ability to travel to job sites and hiring locations in the South Bay, West Los Angeles,and/or greater Long Beach areas. If using a private vehicle, valid California Driver's License or valid driver's license from another state at the time of interview and throughout employment with a clean three year driving record. Willingness to submit to DMV background check and provide evidence of current auto registration and liability insurance.


Physical Demands and Working Conditions


Having dexterity of hands and fingers to operate standard office and computer equipment


Sitting or standing for extended periods of time


Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 70 pounds including pushing a wheelchair


Transferring an individual with little or no weight-bearing skills


Bending at the waist, kneeling, or crouching to assist clients


Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally


Working in indoor and outdoor environments, as well as traveling


Essential Responsibilities


Maintaining visual contact with the clients at all times, except when the clients are using the restroom facilities.


Providing small group instruction and assistance to the clients during their activities.


Engaging in interactive conversations with clients that encourage opportunities for growth in defining, developing and implementing the clients' goals.


Keeping cell phones on and within reach throughout club time to be able to receive communication from the administrative team. (Cell phones should only be used for ICAN use during work hours.)


Maintaining all required client documentation by completing case notes before the end of your shift. Case notes must be submitted with correct grammar and spelling, or they may be returned. Case notes should take an average of ten minutes per client.


Cleaning spaces used by clubs before leaving for the day.


Reporting any unusual incidents, concerning behavior, or suspected abuse to the program manager or assistant manager immediately.


As directed, driving company vehicles to transport clients to club locations, which also requires use of defensive driving techniques and staying focused on the road at all times.


Maintaining secure possession of ICAN cash allowances, company credit cards, and copies of receipts for all purchases, to be turned in at the end of the day.


Participating in the preparing and executing of the weekly schedule of activities and lesson plans.


Participating in team meetings as directed.


Writing the lesson plans for the activities of multiple clubs in the ICAN Partial Work Program by given schedules and deadlines. These activities should provide experience with everyday living skills according to each client's program goals and objectives.


Providing positive role modeling to clients and the ICAN community.


Maintaining positive and cooperative working relationships with clients, guardians, coworkers and ICAN staff.











Monday through Friday, 6 hours per day8:15am to 2:15pm or 12:30pm to 6:30pm+ 1 hour training per weekPI178995477

Keywords: ICAN California Abilities Network, Torrance , Coach / Direct Support Professional, Education / Teaching , Torrance, California

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