Home Visitor - PCHP - Bilingual in Spanish

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: $15.97 to $17.77 per hour

Published

08/30/2018

Application Deadline

09/06/2018

Address

6400 Sylvan Way Southwest
Seattle
Washington
98126
United States

Description

Child Development Department staff support the Neighborhood House mission framework and Strategic Plan by contributing to the school readiness of low-income children and supporting their parents, care givers and community. The PCHP Home Visitor conducts home visits for families with young children, using The Parent-Child Home Program Model an evidence based, research validated early childhood literacy, parenting and school readiness program. Bilingual in Spanish/English or Amharic/English.

 

At Neighborhood House we have a deep commitment to our employee’s and client’s diverse experiences and backgrounds that guides our work for a more equitable future. We are seeking a team member that represents our dedication to service, equity and inclusion, to join our diverse team.


Department: Child Development 

Reports To: PCHP Site Coordinator 

Status: Regular, 40 hours per week, 8 months per year

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: 09 ($15.97 to $17.77 per hour)

Location: High Point

Closing Date: September 6th, 2018 or when filled


Responsibilities

  • Conduct twice-weekly, 30 minute home visits using the Parent-Child Home Program Model, including an introduction and review visit.
  • Work closely with supervisors to recruit, interview and select families for home visits.
  • Work closely with supervisor to build home visiting best practices; using trust, reflection and accepting feedback in a continuous learning cycle.
  • Write anecdotal descriptions of home visits.
  • Complete required assessments using the Child Behavior Traits , Parent and Child Together and other assessment tools as assigned.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records for families.
  • Encourage families attendance at outside activities that support their child’s and family’s development.
  • Work independently and maintain schedule for home visits.
  • Model for the parent how to respond appropriately to the behavior of two and three year old children.
  • Model for the parent, literacy skills, and appropriate ways to verbally interact with children using the toy or book.
  • Encourage parents to realize their role as the child’s first and most important teacher.
  • Utilize the “light touch” model with families; ensuring a non-directive, non- judgmental and confidential approach, with definitive boundaries.
  • Maintains a playful learning approach with children and parents.
  • Refer families to other community resources upon request.
  • Participate in research activities conducted by The Parent-Child Home Program’s National Center.
  • Attend weekly program meetings and other PCHP required meetings/trainings as scheduled.
  • Supportive of other Home Visitors and is constructive when participating in feedback and reflection.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • One year of working with children in families; either volunteer or paid in the communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to families in a variety of home and environmental situations.
  • Experience working with low income families of diverse ethnic, language and cultural backgrounds.
  • Basic child development knowledge.
  • Expressed interest in play and children’s books.
  • Willingness to comply with the established agency performance standards which include: productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service orientation, embracing a team player orientation, entrepreneurialism, and maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Willingness to comply with Parent-Child Home Program’s national standards.
  • Must have reliable, independent transportation for frequent travel between sites and to client homes.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English.
  • First Aid Certification (within 30 days of hire).
  • CPR Certification (within 30 days of hire).
  • Sexual Harassment Training within 30 days of hire.
  • Bloodborne pathogens training within 30 days of hire.
  • Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire).
  • Current health exam (must be obtained prior to employment).
  • Current screening for tuberculosis (must be obtained prior to employment); rescreen as necessary.
  • Department of Early Learning portable background check
  • Must pass Neighborhood House Background Check Requirement.
  • Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.
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Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with groups and/or families from diverse cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.


Benefits

Click here for more details about our benefits program.

 

Employment Practice

Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.

 

Application Procedure

Submit agency application <img src="http://www.nhwa.org/uploads/Image/icon_pdf.gif" alt="PDF" height="16" width="20"> along with resume and cover letter. For your convenience, we offer several ways for you to submit your completed application: 


  • Email:

   nhjobs@nhwa.org


  • Fax:

   (206) 923-6776


In Person or Mail to:

8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday


Neighborhood House

1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510

Seattle, WA 98144

Attn: Human Resources


For more information

Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to nhjobs@nhwa.org.


Benefits

  • Medical & Vision
  • Dental
  • Employer Sponsored Life and AD & D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) with Discretionary and Matching Contributions
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
  • 11 Paid Holidays

Click here for more details about our benefits program.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Submit an agency application  along with your resume and cover letter by one of the following ways: 

Neighborhood House

1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510, Seattle, WA 98144

Attn: Human Resources

Office open from 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday


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