Healthy Families Supervisor
Posting #: 459
Posting dates: Thursday, August 29, 2019
Typical Work Schedule: M-F 30 hours a week
Base Salary: TBD
Non-Bargaining Unit Position
- Master’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or related field plus 3 years experience in working with families in the community. Substitution for Master’s Degree may include a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, or related field or enrollment in an institution of higher education in a Master’s level program plus 5 years’ experience working in home visiting services
- Supervisory or community leadership experience is required.
- Strong background in prevention services to families with young children, especially prenatal to three.
- Ability to multitask, strong attention to detail and organization; ability to prioritize and complete tasks prior to deadlines.
- Ability to work cooperatively and as a member of a team. Must conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times.
- Knowledge of infant and child development and parent-child attachment
- Experience with family service which embrace the concepts of family-centered and strength-based service provision
- Demonstrated ability to understand and respond to the needs of families from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
- Knowledge of maternal- infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect
- Desire to continually learn and improve skills through training and use of reflective supervision.
- Requires reliable transportation to travel to participants’ homes and training programs throughout the area.
Computer proficiency required.
- Bilingual skills in both English & Spanish are strongly preferred.
- Flexible hours are necessary.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The Healthy Families Supervisor will perform a variety of tasks that may include, but which are not limited to:
- Provide reflective supervision and support to home visiting staff, according to Healthy Families America and Healthy Families Massachusetts requirements.
- Regularly review and analyze electronic and paper records of program participants to ensure compliance with necessary data requirements and to ensure quality of services being provided.
- Pursue ongoing professional development through the New Supervisor Support Plan process, including training through Children’s Trust.
- Take a leadership role in planning, preparation and providing parent groups by assigning staff to needed tasks and ensuring overall oversight.
- Shadow home visits with home visitors to ensure program quality is maintained and quality improvement measures are taken as needed.
- Evaluate home visitors’ performance according to Square One policies and procedures.
- Actively participate in required trainings and meetings as determined by Square One and by Healthy Families Massachusetts.
- Maintain the strictest confidentiality of documents, discussions, resources and information when working with families.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time during working hours and on special occasions.
- Ability to effectively utilize computer software programs with proven ability to have manual dexterity to maintain specific databases and reports.
- Excellent auditory, verbal and sensory skills and abilities.
- Ability to travel by conventional means including motor vehicle and the like within the state and to other regions as required
Mental/ Visual Demand
- High attention to detail involving normal mental and visual attention.
- Professional business office setting.
Please apply in person or by mailing in your resume and cover letter to Square One, 1095 Main Street 2nd Floor; Springfield, MA 01105.
You may also e-mail your resume or cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Square One is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Employer.