Program Supervisor-Healthy Families Essex County
LOCATION: Irvington, New Jersey
CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time/Exempt-37.5 hours/week
ANNUAL SALARY: $40K-$45K
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Healthy Families Program of Essex County, including ongoing, intensive, professional supervision to direct service staff; direct services to clients, community relations, data collection and programmatic reporting.
- Provide direct supervision to the Program Assistant and Family Support Workers (FSW).
- Work collaboratively with Co-Program Supervisor and work as a team to ensure success.
- Adhere to all Healthy Families New Jersey policy standards.
- Assist with interviewing and selection of staff, provide staff orientation and stop gap training.
- Assign clients to Family Support Workers.
- Meet weekly with Family Support Workers to review family case plans, progress and quality assurance.
- Coordinate all data collection for evaluation of outcomes and program success.
- Shadow FSWs twice per year.
- Maintain supervision binders in an organized manner.
- Prepare and provide reports required by funder in a timely manner.
- Schedule and coordinate parent workshops and events.
- Conduct team meetings and provide ongoing staff development.
- Provide FSWs with support, problem-solving, and crisis management while exercising prudent judgment.
- Utilize the FamSys database and to monitor program performance.
- Cultivate and maintain community relationships and act as a liaison with community partners.
- Ensure that staff receive appropriate Healthy Families America and Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey trainings.
- Provide parent advocacy services with community agencies/referrals.
- Track expenses and periodically review program budgets. Create spending plans in accordance with program activities and with approval of direct supervisor.
- Handle other assignments as requested.
- Master’s degree in human services or fields related to working with children and families.
- Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of relevant experience.
- Four years of program management experience including community organization.
- Familiarity with Essex County.
- Solid experience in managing/motivating staff as well as providing support in stressful work environments.
- Knowledge of infant/child development and parent-child attachment.
- Experience with family services that embrace the concepts of family-centered and strength-based service provision.
- Knowledge of maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect; infant mental health endorsement level III or IV.
- Experience in providing services to culturally diverse communities/families.
- Experience in home visitation with a strong background in prevention services to the 0-3 age population.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Computer literacy in MS Office Suite.
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