Direct Support Professional Coach

Lawrenceville, GA $36000.00/year
Creating a More Inclusive Community for Over 30 Years
Georgia Options is an Athens based non-profit dedicated to helping adults with developmental disabilities have typical life experiences.To learn more check out our website: https://georgiaoptions.org/
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To support people in living their lives to the fullest experience; to be included in their chosen communities; to live successfully in their own homes; to be productive citizens.
ESSENTIAL COACHING FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead, support, coach and supervise other Direct Support Professionals that work with all people in the household. 
  • Provide respectful, individualized support with the people supported’s activities of daily living, through modeling, conversational and physical assistance.
  • Encourage and assist the people supported to be involved and included in their communities.
  • Encourage and assist the person served to be a self-advocate. 
  • Rotate weekend on-call emergency response system with other coaches.
  • Work with Scheduling Coordinator and DSPs that are trained with the people supported to arrange coverage for open shifts. If unable to arrange coverage, provide coverage at the DSP rate. 
  • Prioritize continuing education and growth by maintaining all certifications, required trainings, leading monthly house meetings and attending quarterly staff meetings. 


This position pays $36,000 per year, plus compensation for additional shifts worked. 

Complete application at: https://georgiaoptions.easyapply.co

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  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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