Bilingual Family Resource Support Specialist/Bilingual Family Support Specialist

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Job CategoryAvailable Jobs, Other
Job Description:The Healthy Families Rockland County dual role Family Support Specialist (FSS) and Family Resource Specialist (FRS) supports expectant and new parents to get off to a great start on their parenting journey. • This is achieved by conducting ongoing outreach, conducting regular assessments, engaging high-risk families through regular home visits, providing support to promote positive parent-child interaction and family/child health & development; and assisting families with goal planning to enhance family functioning, while making referrals, advocacy, follow-up and overall service coordination with other providers. • The position also requires working with a team to coordinate program activities to address family isolation. • The Home Visitor (HV) will conduct regular community outreach, assessments, and home visits according to home visiting model guidelines. The HV will conduct at minimum, weekly home visits per assigned families and daily outreach to potential partners/families. HV is responsible for collecting referrals from all community partners and maintain updated list of resources for families. The HV is responsible for timely documentation required for the position. The HV is also responsible for maintaining a home visiting caseload of 20-25 families. The HV attend required trainings that may require overnight stay within New York state. The HV will conduct reviews to participant's files to ensure all documentation adheres to agency policy.
Qualification:High School diploma/GED with experience working with, or assisting, high/at-risk children and families in a community setting. Some experience working with or providing services to children and families preferred; OR Associates degree or higher with some experience providing services with children preferred or experience in the Human Service field.
Skills:• Ability to outreach, engage, and present to individuals, families and professionals. • Ability to work in diverse settings especially in homes and other residential settings. • Highly organized with effective verbal, listening, presentation and written communication skills. • Must be comfortable in speaking to both large and small groups of consumers, health and human service providers, educators, and business leaders. • Ability to effectively network and engage with core local organizations and community groups. • Respect for and sensitivity to the needs and rights of others, including those with differing cultural, racial, sexual, or ethnic identities. • Commitment to achieving health equity and overcoming health disparities. • Self-motivated, solution oriented, problem solver, able to work in a team and work independently. • Strong computer skills and ability to document work. Strong ability to operate computerized spreadsheet, word-processing, and databases.
Preferred Language:English/Spanish
Anticipated Start Date:6/5/2023
Job Type:Full Time
Salary:$47,000 a year

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