Flexible Job Coach who excels in guiding, assessing and helping to develop the skills of newly employed developmentally challenged individuals. Proficient in assessing job and skill needs, working collabouratively with employers and programme participants, training, development and monitoring progress. Experienced in coaching and guiding individuals of all ages and abilities to fulfil their new employment roles and goals.
Coaching, teaching and training methods
Excellent written and verbal communication ability
Knowledge of disabilities
Familiarity with Individual Service Plans
Excellent problem-solving skills
May 2008 to Present Vista Employment Services Â— London, UK Job Coach
Coordinated training and on-site supervision of more than 110 participants, helping them to develop the employment, social and behavioural skills to function at work on their own.
Assessed job duties, evaluated starting skills and developed individual training plans.
Collabourated with job developers to make more than 50 presentations to employers and community groups to promote job opportunities for participants.
Monitored progress of participants and documented daily hours.
Assisted time studies to comply with Department of labour requirements.
January 2004 to May 2008 Ability Vocational Services Â— London, UK Job Coach
Conducted job analysis, one-on-one training, job coaching and skill development for more than 60 participants.
Developed specific plans to guide progressive training of individuals so that they are eventually self-sufficient in their jobs.
Worked with area employers to determine their work needs and to find appropriate roles for programme participants.
Coordinated and led more than 50 safety training sessions.
2003 London University Â– London, London, England Bachelor of Arts, Sociology/Organisational Studies