Family Support Workers (Bilingual Spanish/English) - Meeting Street

Providence, RI 02905

Posted: 04/12/2022 Industry: Healthcare Services/Human Services Job Number: 2794

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is recruiting candidates for Meeting Street. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’s Future at the end of this job description.
 

COMPANY NAME: Meeting Street
JOB TITLE: Family Support Workers (Bilingual - Spanish/English) 
LOCATION: Providence
Hours: Full-Time  Monday – Friday

Job Description:

Provides family-centered, strength-based interventions directed at establishing a trusting relationship within families to optimize parent/child relationships.

Key Responsibilities:
 

  • Establishes and maintains excellent relationships with pregnant women and families enrolled in the program.
  • Provides a range of culturally competent home based services on a weekly basis for all families enrolled in the program through a combination of in-person and virtual visitation.
  • Establishes trusting, non-judgmental relationships with families and treats families equitably and fairly.
  • Provides prenatal and other health education and assists in strengthening the parent-child relationship.
  • Assists parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment for child’s well-being and safety and establishes goals and a plan for accomplishing those goals.
  • Identifies and makes referrals to other support services in the community.
  • Assists in making and attending health and human service appointments, including activities related to educational and employment goals.
  • Completes all assessments and evaluation paperwork within program guidelines and timelines.
  • Maintains clients’ records and completes all necessary documentation with program timelines.
  • Contacts referrals in a timely manner and maintains weekly visits with all clients in accordance with the program requirements.
  • Participates in case conference and collaborates with other service providers working with the families.
  • Attends staff meetings to insure excellent communication among all program staff and high quality outcomes for children and families.
  • Constructively utilizes formal and peer supervision to evaluate and improve effectiveness in providing services to clients, including active participation in supervision, team meetings and agency meetings.
  • Participates in required trainings in the Home Visiting Network.
  • Performs data entry as necessary.
  • Facilitates and engages families in group activities and other program events.
  • Attends Healthy Families America trainings, and other ongoing professional development as appropriate.
  • Engages the residents of the community with the Healthy Families program.
  • Models the agency values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity and excellence in all activities.
  • Uses and discloses PHI only as authorized, as necessary to carry out job duties
  • Completes and maintains privacy and security training
  • Reports suspected violations including those of a business associate

 

Successful candidates will have:

 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Child Development or a related field with a minimum of three years of public health or community development experience.
  • Complete BCI and fingerprints
  • Valid driver’s license and registered/inspected vehicle – Required
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Training.
 

How to Apply
For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs. Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’s Future and Meeting Street will make the final hiring decisions.

Why Apply Through Skills for Rhode Island’s Future
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future’s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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