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Family Resource Specialist / In-Home Social Worker - Healthy Families America

Waypoint

Waypoint--Empowering people of all ages through an array of human services and advocacy. Founded in 1850, we are the oldest children’s charitable organization in New Hampshire. Waypoint adheres to the highest standards of practice, and we’re unique in our ability to go from case to cause through an array of programs and public policy initiatives. Waypoint employees work with passion and purpose to improve the lives of people in our communities. Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes our agency stronger. Join us!

Visit us at https://waypointnh.org


Family Resource Specialist / In-Home Social Worker - Healthy Families America (Full Time) Manchester, NH  

Want a job where you make a difference? Are you able to work independently, collaborate with others, and have good written and verbal communication? Do you have a bachelor's degree and prior experience with parent education, home visiting, or infant/toddler development? If so, Waypoint NH has a job for you!  

A Family Support Specialist is needed full-time in the Healthy Families American program in the Manchester, NH area.  Family support specialists provide services to individuals and families to improve their lives. The Family Support Specialist will focus on understanding and supporting Parent/Child Interaction that promotes optimum social-emotional and physical development of children while working in partnership with schools, state agencies, medical providers, and other social service agencies to address families’ concrete needs. The home visits follow a protocol developed by Maternal and Child Health and the evidenced-based curriculum, Parents as Teachers. Reflective supervision is provided to support the work of the Family Support Specialist. 

This is a full-time position offering ample paid time off, a comprehensive benefits package, and a flexible work environment. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Here at Waypoint, all backgrounds are welcome, we encourage a variety of voices, ideas, and opinions.  We want people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented in our work and involved in our mission. All applicants are encouraged to apply!

Requirements:

BS or BA degree with experience and 1 to 2 years of home visiting, infant/toddler development, parenting education preferred. Other skills needed are the ability to complete paperwork timely and effectively as well as having strong verbal and face-to-face communication skills. Chosen candidates are required to submit to a criminal background, motor vehicle record check, and have auto insurance that meets agency standards. 

How to Apply:

Visit our career center at Waypointnh.org

Salary Range:

up to $18.00

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: September 30, 2021

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