Job Description

Job Details
West Jordan, UT - West Jordan, UT
Part Time
High School
$18.00 Hourly
Up to 50%
Nonprofit - Social Services

RISE Services, a nonprofit human services organization, is seeking a  a Job Coach in our West Jordan area to provide employment support for people with disabilities including task analysis, written and verbal direction, emotional and cognitive support, role-modeling, positive behavior supports, and maintaining safety. Records progress notes, follows plans of support, and maintains adequate levels of supervision.

  • Provide assistance to people receiving support through the implementation of the RISE Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Demonstrate respect and promote choice.
  • Promote the rights of people receiving support and contribute to an environment that is free of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.
  • Follow client’s plan to achieve desired outcomes and provide supports as indicated. May identify accommodations needed for client to perform their job.
  • Keeping required electronic and paper documentation including data tracking, completing Incident Reports (IRs), and clocking time and shift notes.
  • Assist people (as applicable to the person) with the following supports:
    • Professional readiness
    • Encouraging relationships
    • Skill development
    • Communication
    • Behavioral supports to include redirecting and/or physically supporting people using approved techniques
    • Adequate supervision
    • Medication and medical issues when indicated.  Shall follow medical protocols and doctor’s orders and implement specialized interventions for dealing with unique health needs as required
    • Other needs of the person as identified by the team
  • Communicate status of supports and other issues/problems as needed with supervisor.
  • Act as an appropriate role model and support people in using appropriate language, dress, respect, and other behavior as needed.
  • Ensure that individual’s health and safety are maintained.
  • Quickly and effectively respond to emergency situations and natural disasters such as fire, application of First Aid, CPR, approved medical protocols, behavior intervention, etc.
  • Providing care for individuals receiving support and meeting minimum supervision levels.
  • Attend staff meetings and other mandatory training as required by RISE.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

  • Experience and education in the field of developmental disabilities or related field preferred. 
  • Must have a desire and interest in working with people with disabilities.
  • Bilingual language abilities may be required for certain people/families receiving support.
  • Required to pass CPR, First Aid and Safety care classes while employed and complete renewals.


  • May be required to transport client using personal vehicle to individual’s job site or community outings

Work Authorization and Clearance

  • Ability to pass a background check
  •  At least 18 years of age
  • If required to transport clients, must maintain a valid Driver’s License, acceptable driving record, and current auto insurance that meet minimum requirements if personal vehicle is used for transport. Must be at 21 years of age, if required to drive a RISE vehicle.

Application Instructions

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