Life Skills Coach


Title: Life Skills Coach

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Life Skills Coach.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.
HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) Life Skills Coach you will:?

  • Provides positive support and be an advocate for the warrior.?
  • Provides assistance and guidance with identifying choices and making informed decisions that involve warrior's activities and life.?
  • Provides structure and support in household management such as: maintaining cleanliness of home environment and establishing a safe, healthy and efficient routine.?
  • Assists with participation in recreation and community activities in order to promote socialization and establish relationships with peers.?
  • Assists warrior with improving community living and integration skills in a variety of settings such as shopping, church attendance, sporting events, club participation, classroom support, volunteer/employment support, etc.
  • Works with warriors to learn how to participate in their desired recreational and social activities within their surrounding community.?
  • Assists with participation in recreation and community activities in order to promote socialization and establish relationships with peers.?
  • Provide training or assistance with mobility in home environment, using adaptive aids, and accessing public transportation.?
  • Provides assistance with developing effective and appropriate communication and social skills.?
  • Operates the program within organizational guidelines, policies, professional and ethical standards.?
  • Maintains organization confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with HIPPA/company policies.?
  • Treats clients, families, co-workers, and outside parties with respect and dignity, honoring all values and all written and reasonably implied ethical practices of the organization.?
  • Based on the established goals of an individualized Care Plan provides warriors functional supports to acquire, retain and improve independence.?
  • Helps warriors with reintegrating and reconnecting with their communities in order to encourage a healthy level of independence.?
  • Identifies barriers, triggers, or changes in functional status in order to develop proactive interventions that promote continued independence.?
  • Educates warriors on how to develop necessary problem solving skills and strategies.?
  • Accompanies warriors to locations and appointments in the community, to educate them in learning how to assess and utilize their community resources and services.?
  • Serves as a role/mentor for warriors and maintains good communication/relationships with warrior, their families, and referral sources.?
  • Completes daily progress notes and other necessary documentation in compliance with organization policies and provides to own agency and to NCC Case Manager.?
  • Responsible for monitoring and appropriately utilizing billable hours with warriors.?
  • Conducts professional behavior at all times.?
  • Participates in training at their agency and necessary and appropriate training through NCC.?
  • Communicates regularly with organization personnel regarding warrior issues/concerns.?
  • Participates in team meetings as requested.?
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet the program goals or as requested by NCC and own agency.?
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field and experience listed below OR Associates Degree with 1 year experience in related field and experience listed below OR High School Degree/Equivalency with 3 years experience in related field and experience listed below.?
  • Demonstrates knowledge of brain injury, accessibility to community resources and experience with appropriate training skills, assessment and evaluation skills.?
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) preferred.?
  • Must have a valid driver's license and the vehicle is compliant with local Department of Motor Vehicle standards such as current registration, inspection, and insurance.?
  • Must pass criminal background check, motor vehicle checks and a sex offender registry check.

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

, Commerce Township, MI 48382 USA?


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