Healthy Families Specialist

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Division: Vigo County Services
Program: Healthy Families
Supervised By: Healthy Families Program Manager (HF Supervisor/Manager)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Regular/Full-time or Part-time
Effective Date: July 2014

Position Summary

Meet weekly with expectant and new parents in their homes to provide Healthy Families Services. Services include determining eligibility and/or community linkage, providing parenting support and child development information, assisting in strengthening parent-child relationships and reducing risks associated with abuse and neglect.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

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 job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee may be required to climb and/or lift. Also included is health and physical ability to visually and audibly observe and interact with small children and families in a variety of service settings that may not be ADA accessible. Manual dexterity to keyboard and complete various written tasks.

Work Environment

Approximately 70 percent of the work is completed in the homes of families seeking services. Home conditions such as cleanliness, comfort and safety vary widely. Also requires driving throughout service counties in all types of weather. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids and head lice may occur. Approximately 30 percent of work is completed in office work environment.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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