LIFE Coach (Case Manager)
Approximately $16.00 Hourly DOE with Excellent Benefits Package
Employment Type: Full-Time
Thank you for your interest in LIFE–Living Independently Forever.
LIFE is growing again and we are now seeking an additional Full Time LIFE Coach/Case Manager to assist our wonderful residents in fulfilling their independent potential by assisting them in managing their daily life skills – re: household management, shopping, menu planning, cooking, personal presentation and hygiene, appropriate behavioral and social skills, travel arrangements, transportation needs, medical appointments, entertainment, etc. Position hours are primarily normal business hours with Sunday (approximately 4 hours) and one evening activity weekly.
Applicant must be patient, outgoing and highly organized; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong computer skills; excellent time management. Must be a team player! Experience with Learning Disabled population required. Social Service Work experience highly desired. Bachelor’s Degree OR 3+ years of directly related experience required.
*Assists assigned residents with the management of their bills and finances
*Assists assigned residents with medical appointments and medication organization and proper documentation
*Meets individually with assigned residents, provide assessment of strengths and needs in all areas, and writes appropriate objectives and goals (ISP’s)
*Assures adequate attention is given to skill and growth in all aspects of the resident’s life and helps prioritize areas of emphasis in conjunction with the Employment Team
*Participates in team-related services; DDS meetings, staff meetings, housemate issues, case reviews with staff and/or family etc.
*Plans, organizes and facilitates resident activity one evening weekly
*Role models appropriate behavior and encourages residents in leading a healthy and active lifestyle
*Writes service reports as routine documentation after every session or significant communication with residents
*Makes recommendations to meet needs of residents which cannot or should not be provided by the Life Coach: example: medication, therapy by licensed clinician, private tutor, house cleaner, etc.
*Focus all interactions towards helping the residents increase their independence and the quality of their day to day LIFE.
Must have current certification or be willing to attend training through LIFE for CPR/ AED/First Aid and any LIFE or DDS required/recommended training classes; valid driver’s license required with acceptable driving record and dependable transportation; must be able to pass CORI and fingerprinting as per DDS.
To apply, please respond to this posting with a brief cover letter including you address and phone number and your resume. If you do not have a resume–respond with just the letter and we will forward you an application.
LIFE, Living Independently Forever, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing supports for adults with autism and intellectual differences. Incorporated in 1992, LIFE opened its doors to ten residents. LIFE has since expanded to serve over 100 residents with locations in Mashpee, Hyannis, Falmouth, Plymouth and Yarmouth.
Please visit us at lifecapecod.org to learn more about us. LIFE is an equal opportunity employer who celebrates the diversity of our staff.