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Job Details

Job Coach For Persons With Disabilities



Date Posted

June 11, 2021


  • Location Strathmore, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 to $20.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 02, 2021
Job Requirements






Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate


1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills

  • Provide job training and support
  • Develop individualized education and intervention plans based on special needs of client to facilitate their readaptation and independence objectives
  • Assess individuals in areas such as physical limitations, orientation and mobility skills, and cognitive, social and emotional barriers to establish client rehabilitation or adaptation goals

Target Audience

  • Adults
  • Persons who are intellectually impaired
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jul 02, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Job Coach For Persons With Disabilities is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Instructors and Teachers of Persons with Disabilities

Interest in instructing and assisting individuals with physical disabilities and intellectual impairments to develop life skills, and to encourage classroom discussions that assist students in developing social skills and identifying objects and situations encountered in daily living; and in providing job training and support


Interest in compiling information to instruct students who are deaf or have hearing impairments in lip-reading, finger-spelling and sign language according to individual needs, and to instruct students who are blind or have visual impairments in reading and writing Braille


Interest in operating equipment designed to minimize the effects of a disability, such as hearing aids, prosthetic devices, wheelchairs and other devices, in order to instruct individuals with physical disabilities and their families in the use of this equipment; and in advising individuals and their families about rehabilitative techniques

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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