Life Skills Coach Job at Bridgeway, Macomb, IL

  • Bridgeway
  • Macomb, IL

Job Description

Come join Bridgeway... make a difference in someone's life!

Bridgeway is looking for Life Skills Coaches to support our Macomb, IL locations.

  • Obtain your Direct Support Professional (DSP) certification with Bridgeway!
  • Great benefits
  • Rewarding work environment!

The Life Skills Coach has the duty of supporting individuals with developmental, intellectual and other disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. They encourage the people they serve to explore what they want out of life, develop and enhance their life skills, and to chart their own journeys. To learn more about this position, please read the summarized list of duties below.

  • Challenge individuals to grow in an independent world.
  • Provides on-site job training and support services, service plan implementation, advocacy, linkage, and transportation as needed.
  • Attends to personal care needs, such as bathing, hygiene, toileting, grooming etc.
  • Ensures communication with supervisor and other team members are clear, concise and honest.
  • Completing progress notes, goal reports and other clinical documentation by assigned deadline.
  • Being aware of and complement in dealing with medical and emergent needs e.g. seizures, health concerns, allergies fires, server weather, etc.
  • Helps to develop cognitive, emotional and life functioning abilities of each consumer for the purpose of rehabilitation and to positivity impact their lives.

Our minimum requirements include a High School Diploma/GED, valid driver license, driving history that meets company's insurability and reliable transportation. Direct Support Professional (DSP), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or Emergency Medical Tech (EMT) or similar experience a plus!

Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification after hired along with successfully passing the Direct Support Person (DSP) credential and Medication training program. If licensed, required to maintain license requirements. Employment with Bridgeway is conditional upon completion of all governing required background checks.

Bridgeway is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the objective of Bridgeway to make Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) a reality for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, race, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability or unfavorable discharge from military services and to prevent sexual harassment in employment.

Job Tags

Full time,

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