Life Skills Coach Part-Time (Santa Barbara)

Life Skills Coach Part-Time (Santa Barbara)

12 May 2019

Life Skills Coach Part-Time (Santa Barbara)

UCP WORK, Inc. has been a foundation of the Santa Barbara community for over 50 years. Our well-respected organization provides vocational and residential support services to adults with a variety of disabilities.

We offer our employees a warm, supportive, and interesting work environment, and our many long-term employees can attest to this being a GREAT organization. You will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a positive impact on the quality of life for the individuals we serve.

We are seeking responsible and caring individuals for the position of Life Skills Coach in Santa Barbara. We have part-time positions supporting varied week day and weekend hours.

Position Summary:

The Life Skills Coach (LSC) supports men and women with disabilities, so that they learn the skills necessary to manage their own homes, and that may include: accessing public transportation, housekeeping, banking and paying bills, roommate matching, menu planning, cooking and healthy living (including access to social activities and the community as a whole). In addition, the LSC may support people in all other facets of daily living that enhance independence. As a member of the UCP WORK, Inc. Supported Living Team, the LSC will learn the organization's philosophy on Person Centered Thinking services, and will be expected to put this to practice while supporting person's served. The LSC will be asked to work weekends and holidays.

Qualifications/Requirements:

The LSC must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License, personal vehicle liability insurance and a reliable vehicle. In addition, the individual must pass all applicable background checks and drug screen, and be able to lift in excess of 25 lbs. The individual must be compassionate and understand the importance of confidentiality. All employees are trained extensively so that they are prepared to provide the best possible services in a safe and nurturing environment.

This is an entry level position with a rate of pay of $12.25 per hour. We are proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in joining our great team, please email your resume' in word or pdf format to Dharamesh Patel at dpatel@ucpworkinc.org. Please note job title in body of email. If you do not have a resume' and would like to complete our employment application please download this from our web site at: www.ucpworkinc.org

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