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Specialist - Family Support

Company: Southwest Human Development Inc
Location: Surprise
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Family Support Specialist provide family development/social services to enrolled children ages birth to three and their families participating in the Early Head and Head Start Child Care Partnership project. This role partners with parents to enhance the parents' ability to fill the role of primary nurturer of their child. Maintain on-going contact with families and work with all other components (health, nutrition, family services, mental health, special services, parent education and resource/referral) to integrate services into the family setting. Job Duties:Conduct weekly 90-minute home visits with each family. Create and maintain respectful partnerships with families. Drive to family's home and deliver health, educational, nutritional and child growth and development information to parents via weekly meetings. Coordinate with parents to ensure that prenatal, well-child exams, immunizations, health screenings, and nutrition assessments are complete and necessary follow up occurs. Complete family partnership agreements, developmental screenings and all other required assessments with families in a timely manner. Assist and support families in locating resources and scheduling appointments with community resources that best meets their needs.Provide support in parent and child activities that encourages developmentally appropriate activities for the changing needs of infants and toddlers. Requirements:AA / Bachelor's degree - Family Development, Social Services, Human Services, Early Childhood Education or related field Minimum one (1) year direct experience working with infants and toddlers and their familiesValid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card Bilingual English/Spanish Southwest Human Development ("SWHD") takes the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve very seriously. We strongly believe vaccination is a critical safety measure to protect each of us and the communities we serve. The COVID vaccinations have proven to be highly effective at protecting people from getting COVID-19 or from getting severely ill from it. All candidates must meet SWHD vaccination standards, including the COVID vaccine, for their program. Compensation: DOE EducationPreferredBachelors or better in Early Childhood Education or related fieldAssociates or better in Early Childhood Education or related fieldSkillsRequiredSpanish, BilingualPreferredDocumentationCultural SensitivityCommunication Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Southwest Human Development Inc, Phoenix , Specialist - Family Support, Other , Surprise, Arizona

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