Bilingual Family Support Worker-Healthy Families Passaic County

LOCATION: Irvington, New Jersey- Hybrid (Office/Remote) Work Environment

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time/Non-Exempt- 37.5 hours/week

ANNUAL SALARY: Up to $31,000

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing families enrolled in the Healthy Families Program of Passaic County with long-term support through home visitation services from prenatal to three years of age for the target child.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Conduct Home Visits based on the assigned enrolled family’s level of service.
  • Conduct weekly outreach efforts to engage hard to reach clients.
  • Monitor family progress and compliance based on their Individual Family Success Plan (IFSP).
  • Assess and monitor growth and development of target child by completing timeline tools (ASQ/ASQ-SE, Home scale).
  • Utilize Parents As Teachers curriculum to help improve parent child interaction.
  • Organize and facilitate Parent Support Groups.
  • Provide referrals to appropriate community agencies.
  • Provide advocacy at court appointments, doctor appointments, DCPP family meetings.
  • Provide general health education.
  • Monitor current health and developmental trends in order to better assist families.
  • Maintain manual and computerized client files in a confidential manner.
  • Handles other assignments as requested.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with children (0-3 years of age) and families; knowledge of normal child growth/development and parent-child relationships.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Experience in working with community agencies, including implementing referral processes.
  • Ability to establish and maintain personal/programmatic boundaries, while providing supportive services.
  • Experience working in culturally diverse communities; ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
  • Familiar and comfortable working in Passaic county.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite.

Please fill out the form below. All applications must include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Please include the title of the position that you are applying for.  No phone calls.

Address your cover letter to:

Wanda Braun
Healthy Families Supervisor – Passaic County
50 Union Ave., Ste. 403
Irvington, NJ 07111

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