About the Program:
South Los Angeles Health Projects focused on low-income adults, infants and children in South Los Angeles, working to enhance their health and quality of life.
About the Job:
The Home Visitor is responsible for initiating and maintaining regular, long-term contact with and providing support to families following project guidelines. These visits will primarily occur within the family’s home using family centered and strength based interventions. The Home Visitor will also be responsible for assisting families in establishing goals and developing plans to accomplish those goals. The Home Visitor will conduct assessments, provide education, guidance and referrals, document data in project data systems, attend project meetings and trainings and participate in weekly reflective supervision sessions.
Major Job Responsibilities:
- Makes home visits on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis
- Provides home visitation services, including but not limited to: providing education, guidance and support to families; linking clients to needed services; and assisting clients and their families with accessing these services
- Compiles proper client documentation, collects and enters data using First 5 LA “Stronger Families Database” web-based system and prepares required ongoing reports per protocols
- Assists families in establishing goals and developing plans to accomplish those goals
- Conducts assessments on mothers and target child as appropriate
- High School graduate, GED, or equivalent is required. Certified Lactation Educator (CLE) is preferred
- Bilingual English/Spanish speaking skills are required
- Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Social Services, or related field is preferred
- Valid California Driver’s License
- A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience providing education, guidance and support to high risk, low income families with young children (0 to 4 years old) is required.
- At least 2 years of experience in providing home visitation services to high risk, low income families is preferred.
- Other minimum requirements include: experience and willing to work with culturally diverse populations, strong knowledge of infant and child development, accepting of individual differences and open to reflective practice.
- At least one year experience in using a computer for data entry and word processing is required.
- Good communication skills are required.
$15.00 to $23.11 an hour with benefits!