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Heart Trust/NTA
Heart Trust/NTA
JOB COACH
Category: Education
Description:
The HEART TRUST/NTA, a statutory organisation mandated to co-ordinate and facilitate the training and assessment of the Jamaican workforce to international standards, invites applications for the following positions:

JOB COACH (1 Year Contract)
EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME

The Job:

• Preparing persons with disabilities (PWD) for work by helping to develop pre-employment skills
• Providing information and/or direction to PWD by identifying individual career development opportunities and
programmes
• Identifying suitable work placement opportunities by developing and maintaining liaison with community businesses and organisations
• Offering on-the-job support to help them adjust to the workplace
• Providing support to parents to enable positive behaviours among PWD
• Conducting behavioural observation of PWD and reporting on developmental achievement.

Required competencies:

• Management skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work on one’s own initiative
• Report writing
Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Education and Training
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling or Special Education
• Must have experience working with youth and youth development
• Ability to work with individuals with developmental and other disabilities
• Ability to read braille and communicate using sign language would be an asset
Deadline: February 12, 2018

Contact Information
Name: Human Resource and Administration
Address: National Youth Service
6 Collins Green Avenue
Kingston 5
Email: empowerment@heart-nta.org
Telephone: N/A
Fax: 745-9820

Ad Post Date: 2018-01-30

 

 

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