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The Child Center of NY Family Worker in Corona, New York

Job Title: Family Worker

Department: Early Childhood

Reports to: Program Director/Family Service Manager

Effective Date: 7/1/2018

FLSA: Non-exempt

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Summary:

The Family Worker is responsible for implementing and participating in a coordinated approach to ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance), Health Services , Family and Community Engagement , and Mental Health services for t he promotion of overall family wellness.

Essential Functions :

  • Perform the functions of this position with a strong understanding of the Head Start Program Performance Standards in addition to local, state and other federal guidelines .

  • Participate and coordinate the development and progress of family engagement activities including Family Engagement Goal Setting

  • Advocate and collaborate with community agencies to support child, family and agency outcomes

  • Maintain family service records that are complete, accurate and w h ere confidentiality is maintained in accordance with agency, local, state and federal guidelines.

  • Monitor and collect data for funding streams, monthly reports and annual program information report (PIR)

  • Perform other duties, as may be required.

    Supervisory Responsibilities :

    None

    Minimum Qualifications :

  • High School Diploma

  • Within 18 months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.

    Qualifications Preferred :

  • Family Development Credential (FDC)

  • Experience working with children and families preferred.

  • BA in Human Services or related field

    Job Behavioral Expectations :

  • Maintain regular consistent and professional communication about schedule availability, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health & safety procedures.

  • Safe and successful performance, including meeting productivity standards.

  • Maintain an understanding of the principles, methods and processes needed to perform the tasks.

  • Demonstrates the ability to complete work in an acceptable manner by the time and/or date established with accuracy, neatness and thoroughness and minimal amount of errors.

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures including maintain strict confidentiality and adherence to all HIPAA guidelines always.

    Physical demands and work environment : The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical demands : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, sit for long period of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    Work environment :

  • Work is performed in an environment with normal heating and cooling.

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the incumbent. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

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