FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Key Competencies

  • 5. Excellence
  • 2. Respect

Job Role Summary

This position is responsible for working with and supporting families identified as being at risk. Perform intensive home visitation services that focus on promoting positive parent/child interaction, bonding and attachment, and healthy child development. Educate parent on child development. Design and implement activities with parent designed to promote healthy childhood growth and development. Systematically assess the ongoing needs of families and refer to appropriate community resources. Document all interactions with families in a centralized database.

Essential Duties

  • Exercising Good Judgment
  • 3A2 : Communicates in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency
  • 8A1 : Incorporates ethical standards of practice into all interactions with individuals, organizations, and communities.
  • Ability to compile and organize information, prioritize work, meet deadlines and work under pressure; ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to motivate and engage audience.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, child development, family studies or related field preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years previous work with families and children (0- 3 years of age) preferred.

Licenses/Certifications Required

TBD

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must have experience with and/or willingness to work with the culturally diverse populations present among the program's target population.
  • Must have knowledge of infant and child development.

Working Enviornment

TBD

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis