Position title
Special Needs Job Coach

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as Personal Support Workers. In this role, you will provide personalized care and assistance to members with diverse needs. Your primary responsibilities will include assisting with self-care skills, supporting physical mobility, managing health conditions, and facilitating daily activities. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining group dynamics, documenting observations accurately, and reporting any concerns to your supervisor promptly.

In teaching life skills, developing goals, and encouraging clients and families, you’ll start to see your own friends, family, neighbors, and community in a new light. As a client works through a setback, you’ll see amazing examples of strength and commitment. This is not a job free of challenges – there are obstacles unique to each client – but it is incredibly rewarding to see the effect your effort has on the people we serve. You’ll find your own senses of respect, empowerment, and advocacy grow in proportion to your commitment to serve.

  • Depending on the needs of each member, all or some of the following personal services are to be provided:
    • Assistance with self care skills.
    • Assistance with physical mobility such as walking, getting up from the ground or floor, transferring from wheelchair to chair and vice versa and in and out of a vehicle and/or bus.
    • Assistance with health conditions including seizures.
  • Support, instruct and supervise members in their daily activities at all times.
  • Maintain groups at all times.
  • Complete required documentation, including the case notes on a daily basis, accurately and thoroughly and submit on time.
  • Observe members daily for any physical changes and signs in behavior or demeanor that could be a result of illness, abuse, improper dressing or grooming, medications, etc. Report any observations to your supervisor.
  • Perform all duties to uphold, respect and advocate for the member’s rights.
  • Report immediately to your supervisor any incident involving a member.
  • Build and maintain a positive relationship with all DEC care providers, service coordinators, staff and the community. Including performing all duties to professionally represent, exemplify and champion DEC.
  • Participate in member assessment, planning and evaluation processes as required.
  • Transport members if necessary or at family’s request and follow all pre-operation and operation policies and procedures, as required. Additionally, adhere to all driving laws and regulations as well as DEC policies and procedures, as required.
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of all member information
  • Comply with all state, federal, local laws and regulations as well as DEC policies and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in all mandatory training, in-services, and staff meetings.
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.
  • Must have a valid and appropriate driver’s license, as required.
  • Must have a driving record that meets the requirements of DEC policy and DEC insurance carrier underwriter guidelines and requirements, as required.
  • Must be able to drive a DEC vehicle, as required.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English, including writing daily reports and completing all required documentation.
  • Must have criminal record clearance.
  • Must be comfortable working with adults/children with disabilities.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must exercise good judgment and make competent decisions.
  • Must be flexible with schedule changes, program/group changes, and any other changes administered by management.
  • On time regular attendance
  • Must dress in appropriate and clean attire. Additionally, must wear closed toed shoes that do not fall off.
Job Benefits
  • Matching 401K Retirement Plan.
  • 2 weeks per year Paid Vacation.
  • NO Weekends and NO Evenings.
  • We will work with you on schedule details.
  • We pay for all outings and events you participate in.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Aflac and Legal Shield Group plans available.
  • Glendale based business that encourages one another to develop within themselves a core set of values serve as foundational Christian life principles with room to grow personally and spiritually.

Please contact us at 602-993-5153 to find out more about employment at DEC and to ask questions about requirements and certifications.

Employment Type
Job Location
16809 N. 53rd Ave., Ste 1-3, Glendale, AZ, 85306
Base Salary
$16.50 Per hour
Date posted
April 17, 2024
Valid through
December 31, 2024
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