Parent Educator/Home Visitor

April 16, 2024
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  • Full Time
  • Hawthorne, CA
  • $22.51 per hour USD / Year

Website Richstone Family Center

Parent Educator/Home Visitor

Richstone Family Center (RFC) is dedicated to preventing and treating child abuse and trauma; strengthening and educating families; and decreasing violence in families, schools and communities. Since 1974, RFC has established itself to provide comprehensive services that include: trauma focused treatment and therapy, crisis intervention, group support facilitation, parenting and anger management classes, home visits, psycho-educational and self-esteem building workshops, and youth academic support programs.

The Parent Educator/Home Visitor facilitates educational activities between parents and children and offers case management to families in the Parents As Teachers (PAT) program. The Parent Educator will carry a caseload and provide bi-monthly home visits and help meet family goals. The Parent Educator will be responsible for inputting client data into a database on a consistent basis, facilitating monthly group meetings, and assisting in planning and facilitation of outreach presentations.

Job Duties:

Conduct home visits and virtual visits to ensure safety and well-being; provide educational activities and case management on a regular, on-going basis following PAT guidelines;
Conduct research on PAT online curriculum and teach parents how to implement activities;
Provide & explain parent handouts and child development information;
Provide quality case management to meet family needs
Make appropriate referrals to external resources and follow up to assure outcomes are being met;
Provide services including but not limited to: Yearly Intake, Family Assessment, Visit Planning, Visit Records, Milestone Forms, Health Records, assure hearing & vision tests are completed for children, ASQ-3 & ASQ-SE , Resource & Referral linkages, Pre & Post Evaluations, Other screenings and Breastfeeding Tracking, etc.;
Consistently maintain accurate records of service in web-based database; maintain participant files; submit necessary documentation in a timely manner;
Facilitate monthly group meetings with parents and help build a resource & referral network;
Attend meetings, trainings and other related activities as directed by supervisor;
Assist in planning and facilitation of outreach meetings and presentations;
Attend and actively participate in-group and individual reflective supervisions;
Mandated child abuse reporting as necessary;
Perform other duties as required;
Maintains confidentiality of client information and upholds HIPAA privacy rules;
Must maintain appropriate boundaries with clients, community partners, funders and other Richstone staff.
Act in accordance to Richstone’s mission and vision.

 

Qualifications:

BA/BS degree strongly preferred in human services, psychology or related field; will consider applicants with and AA degree from a two-year community college.
Minimum one (1) year experience working with at-risk families or in a similar capacity;
Bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish preferred;
Excellent computer literacy skills; ability to use databases and online curriculums;
Ability to facilitate a group or parenting class;
Excellent communications skills both written and verbal;
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations of adults, youth and children;
Good judgment and problem solving skills;
Strong organizational skills, ability to work well independently and as part of a team;
Knowledge of child development & community resource referrals;
Excellent research skills;
Must successfully pass Department of Justice background check;
Submit TB test or PPD Risk Assessment clearance;
Must have reliable transportation, valid driver license and current insurance.

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

100% covered health, dental, and vision insurance (50% covered for dependents)
Employer paid wellness plan
Life insurance
401(k) plan with matching contributions
Paid holidays, sick time, vacation
Holiday closure in December
Technology stipend
Professional development opportunities
Kinecta credit union membership
Parking

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee  is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; wall sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

NOTE:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, medical condition, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

To apply for this job email your details to rfcjobs@richstonefamily.org

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