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Our Healthy Families Program of Passaic County is a home visitation program that pairs trained Family Support Workers with pregnant women and young families. During regular home visits, families learn about child development and parenting, identify their unique strengths and skills, and develop resiliency. 

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for establishing and maintaining a long-term relationship with the families enrolled in the Healthy Families/TANF Initiative for Parents Passaic County Program. Conduct home visitation services from pregnancy through the child's third year. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

•  Outreach families referred through Central Intake or a Service Provider

•  Use standardized screening tool to determine eligibility for home visitation services

•  Conduct family-centered and strength-based Home Visits based on the family's level of service

•  Interview/conduct Parent Survey with parents to identify strengths/risk factors

•  Conduct weekly outreach efforts to engage hard to reach clients

•  Document weekly home visits, assessment tools, and forms in a timely and confidential manner

•  Utilize Parents as Teachers curriculum to help improve parent child interaction

•  Assist in strengthening the parent-child relationship

•  Assist parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment

•  Assist in increasing the family support system and the family's ability to problem solve

•  Identify and refer to other supportive agencies, including healthcare appointments

•  Assist with organizing and facilitating parent workshops

•  Provide advocacy at appointments, as needed

•  Maintain functioning vehicle in good working condition at all times

• Handles other assignments as requested 


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

•  Bachelor’s Degree preferred

•  Bilingual (English - Spanish or Bengali or Arabic) preferred

•  Two years of experience working with children (0-3 years of age) and families

•  Knowledge of normal child growth/development and parent-child relationships

•  Experience in working with community agencies, including implementing referral processes

•  Ability to establish and maintain personal/programmatic boundaries, while providing supportive services.

•  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to individuals who may not share basic commonality.

•  Experience working with culturally diverse communities/families

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• Computer literacy 

SIGNING BONUS OFFERED!

Our Healthy Families Program of Passaic County is a home visitation program that pairs trained Family Support Workers with pregnant women and young families. During regular home visits, families learn about child…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

The Partnership has a comprehensive benefits package! We provide our employees with a full spectrum of benefits, and employees may also elect coverage for their spouses, children and domestic partners. Additionally, the Partnership pays a substantial percentage of the premiums and employee-paid premiums are withheld pre-tax, which means you get to keep more of your hard-earned money!

Medical Insurance Plan w/Employer-Paid /Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

Dental Insurance Plan

Vision Insurance Plan

Retirement Plan

Flexible Spending Plan

Aflac Supplemental Insurance Plans

Life Insurance Plan

Long-term Disability and AD&D Insurance Plan

Flexible Working Schedules

Telecommuting

The Partnership has a comprehensive benefits package! We provide our employees with a full spectrum of benefits, and employees may also elect coverage for their spouses, children…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual (English - Spanish or Bengali or Arabic) preferred

Bilingual (English - Spanish or Bengali or Arabic) preferred

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Paterson, NJ
Associated Location
Paterson, NJ, USA

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Healthy Families Program of Passaic County

176 Broadway

Paterson, NJ 07505

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Healthy Families Program of Passaic County

176 Broadway

Paterson, NJ 07505

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