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CHSS Home Visitor for Belle Glade Head Start
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General Description: Responsible for education, case management, and family advocacy to families in an assigned caseload by providing and linking families to comprehensive services including home visits and socialization activities. Also serves as a social service referral contact and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program.

Essential Functions:
:Responsible for weekly preparation of family curriculum plans which include objectives to be developed with parents. Screens, observes and documents children with parents as required.
:Works with the parent to develop an individual plan for her/his child to include goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established goals (outcomes).
:Schedules weekly home visits with families as required and on an as:needed basis and documents these events. Provides each family on caseload with weekly 90 minute home visits.
:Assists parents in establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy learning environment for children that is positive, developmentally appropriate and experientially:based.
:Locates resources, develops materials and provides age:appropriate activities related to the culture of each family.
:Submits monthly progress reports to the supervisor as scheduled.
:Maintains child records, including completion of health services, screening, immunizations and referrals.
:Participates in the orientation of parents to the Home Visiting program throughout the year. Facilitates and supports monthly Parent Socializations meetings for the home:based program.
:Writes a home:based newsletter once every other month beginning in October and provides news for the program newsletter as requested.
:Works closely with local community agencies and local school system, as appropriate, for resources and referrals with shared activities, registration and smooth transition.
:Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to children, families and staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
:Attends all required staff and parent meetings and activities.
:Attends all workshops and trainings as directed.
:Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Education: Associate degree in Human Services, Social Services, Family Development, Early Childhood Education, Child Development or other related field. Bachelors degree from an accredited university in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or other related field preferred. Knowledge of Infant/Toddler development and safety issued including reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and effective communication with infants/toddlers, parents and other staff is required.
Experience: At least two years of experience working with children and families in a social services environment. Bilingual preferred: English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area.
Also required: Certification in First Aid and CPR within six months of the date assigned to this position; and successful completion of a Level II background screening, local criminal record check and drug screening prior to hiring.

Lutheran Services Florida Children and Head Start Services
3230 Commerce Place, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
EOE/DRUG:FREE WORKPLACE

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Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) is an organization that is guided by big ideas and these guiding principles create an imperative to serve that compels LSF to build on organizational strengths, overcome weaknesses and create effective programs in response to human suffering and need. The mission, values, vision and ends polices guide the work of LSF. These guiding principles also shape the advocacy and promotion efforts of the organization, which focus on the needs of the vulnerable, overcoming b

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• Location: belle glade, West Palm Beach

• Post ID: 50086613 westpalmbeach
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