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Home Visitor

Southern NH Services

Early Head Start Home Visitor

Challenge yourself to make a difference in the lives of children!

Are you passionate about early development? Do you want to help children and families reach their potential and have a positive impact on lifelong learning? Home visitors build positive and strength based partnerships with parents to support the growth and development of children from birth to three.

The vision of the Southern NH Services Early Head Start is ‘….to support child and family development and promote lifelong educational success’. Be part of a team that makes a real difference in the lives of children and families!

Home visitors plan and carry out weekly home visits with families to facilitate child development activities and promote family development through parent education and referrals to needed services.

Requirements:

Home Visitor Qualifications:

The candidate will have a degree in Child & Family Studies, Human Development, Social Work, or related field with Early Childhood Education coursework and Infant/Toddler experience preferred; Prior experience in case work, community organizations, and working with small groups; bi-lingual skills a plus!  

Understanding of principles of child health, safety and nutrition, adult learning principles and family dynamics; Ability to communicate and motivate adults; Ability to be flexible with time for home visits, meetings, and possible weekend parent activities.  Must have valid New Hampshire drivers license, carry adequate automobile insurance and be able to provide proof of insurance.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Build positive and strength based partnerships within professional boundaries, coaching families in the process of identifying family development goals. Support families in creating and implementing family plans;
  • Conduct weekly, 90 minute home visits with each assigned family and complete appropriate documentation; plan and carry out group socializations at least two times per month;
  • Provide parent education such as health & safety, nutrition, social emotional, disabilities, parenting, and budgeting. Maintain communication with families regarding children’s screening and assessment results; provide support for recommended follow-up.
  • Implement the health content to ensure that every enrolled child is up to date in their schedule of well child care according to NH EPSDT including all necessary follow up.
How to Apply:

SNHS provides competitive wages and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Health, dental & vision insurance plan
  • 403 B Retirement program with a 10% employer contribution after one year
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, all major holidays
  • Agency Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff wellness program
  • Opportunities for Advancement 

This position is 35 hours per week/52 weeks per year. 

Apply online at: http://www.snhs.org/jobs/
Visit our website at www.snhs.org for more locations and opportunities
SNHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary Range:

$15.21 -$17.05 per hour based on education and experience

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: July 19, 2019

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