Easterseals Southern California

  • Life Skills Coach II, Adult Day Program

    Job Locations US-CA-Brea
    Job ID
    2017-1181
  • Overview

    Under general supervision, plans and conducts the daily activities of individuals to facilitate individual learning experiences and develops living skills consistent with the Individual Service Plan (ISP)/Individual Program Plan (IPP) objectives and Service Design.

    Responsibilities

    • Supports daily activities using a variety of techniques to assist in the development of community life and safety skills consistent with the goals of the individual.
    • Assists individuals with planning, preparing, and executing a weekly schedule of activities, providing life-long learning skills and learning experiences according to service-provided ISP and IPP goals and objectives.
    • Provides assistance with personal care which may include nutrition, personal hygiene and supporting the individual to look his/her best.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of a Service Plan consistent with the individual;s personal goals. Assists with assessments, planning, and the evaluation process for individuals. May attend meetings with stakeholders to recommend changes to the service plan.
    • Maintains all assigned documentation and data, including ISP's, quarterly and annual evaluations, and case notes
    • Provides guidance to the Personal Assistants as necessary.

    Qualifications

    • HS diploma and 3 to 5 years' experience, or equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform the job successfully.
    • One year experience working with people in a behavior management program.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain both First Aid and CPR certifications.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Person Centered Programming approach to therapy to create purposeful and meaningful activities.
    • Must possess basic computer skills; demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Applications (i.e. Excel).
    • Ability to learn and demonstrate the safe use of all adaptive equipment related to the program.
    • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing; ability to interpret and carry out verbal and written instruction.
    • Must be able to work in a team environment, practicing collaboration and cooperation; ability to be solution-oriented and creative.
    • Must adhere to ethical practices and the core values of ESSC.
    • Ability to provide assistance with personal care and transfer an individual who may have little to no weight bearing skills.
    • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repetitively. Ability to walk, stand, stoop, and kneel for extended periods of time. Ability to push people who use wheelchairs on a variety of terrain and support people with other mobility needs as required.
    • Ability to tolerate an outdoor work environment inclusive of a variety of weather conditions.
    • Ability to pass a post-offer physical examination and a TB.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easterseals and/or Service requirements.
    • May be required to utilize personal vehicle to transport individuals locally, depending on service design and location; maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards; maintain auto insurance and vehicle registration; must have a minimum of 3 years' driving experience.

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