Job Coach – Norwood MA($2,000 Staff Retention Bonus)


Website Lifeworks, Inc

Job Title: Job Coach

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required

Yearly Salary: $40,000

Hourly Rate: $19.23

Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday (8 am – 4 pm)

Locations: (Norwood, MA)

Job Number: #333

Offering – $2,000 Staff Retention Bonus!

The ideal candidate for the Job Coach is a person who is energetic, upbeat, and highly motivated. We are looking for a detail-oriented candidate with strong organization, time management, and problem-solving abilities. The ability to exercise good judgment in difficult situations and a fast-paced environment is essential.

Consider joining our team of compassionate, hard-working, and caring staff that empower and support people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, including autism. Lifeworks provides innovative opportunities and services to adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Job Summary:

To provide direct care support and opportunities for individuals to develop and maintain employment skills through supervision, role modeling, and teaching while assisting them to establish a network of relationships that enhance and enrich their lives. Complies with all principles of Human Rights, D.P.P.C., Department of Developmental Services, the Division of Medical Assistance, and all other applicable funding regulations as adhered to by Lifeworks.

As a Job Coach, you will:

  • Provides transportation to and from Lifeworks and job sites by either Lifeworks or personal vehicles as necessary. Staff is reimbursed at the agency mileage rate for any use of their vehicle within the guidelines established by Lifeworks.
  • Provide staff support, supervision, and training in all settings as needed including individual job placements, enclaves, and the Lifeworks Employment training center to help increase the individual’s self-sufficiency and independence, and to meet the needs and expectations of the employer. Will be able to provide support to employers as necessary, and will ensure quality and consistency of work performed by these individuals.
  • Provide education, coaching, training, counseling, guidance, and physical assistance when necessary to achieve the goals of the person served in the following areas: employment, education, social growth, health and wellness, communication skills, community mobility, and volunteerism.
  • Maintains regular communication with individuals and team members. Maintains confidentiality and professional demeanor concerning all individuals and staff members. Attends regular meetings as necessary. Ability to be flexible required regarding necessary changes in work schedule and tasks as assigned by supervisor to cover the needs of the individual supported.
  • Maintain, review and submit all assigned paperwork including assistance with payroll for individuals served to Supervisor according to agency procedures.

Benefits include:

  • 403(B) matching up to 3%
  • Excellent Salary
  • $2,000 Staff Retention Bonus, payable after 4 & 6 months!
  • Health Insurance with 2 plan choices and up to 75% employer contribution. Benefits available upon hire
  • Dental, Vision, and Short-Term disability insurance is available
  • 4.4 weeks of Paid Time Off in your first year of employment
  • Long-Term Disability insurance & Life Insurance free for employees
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off
  • Need to reduce your student loan debt? Lifeworks, Inc. is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)program, which means that you may be able to have a portion of your federal student loans forgiven after meeting certain eligibility requirements of the PSLF program.

Job requirements include:

  • A copy of a Covid-19 vaccination of two shots will be required
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Car/Valid driver’s license in State of residency.

For a complete list of job opportunities or to learn more about Lifeworks, please visit

Please contact our recruiter for further information:

Human Resources Business Office

789 Clapboardtree Street

Westwood, MA

781-540-4016 (Please leave a voice message or text message)

To apply for this job email your details to