Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) has an immediate opening for a Family Support Specialist/Home Visitor at at our Cincinnati/Price Hill office! Join our multidisciplinary treatment organization as a member of Child & Family Services division working with the Every Child Succeeds team.
The ideal candidate will have at minimum a BSW or BA in Child & Family Studies or Human Services, or closely related field.
Every Child Succeedsassists families in Southwest Ohio through home visits that help first-time parents create a nurturing, healthy environment. The home visits, which take place from pregnancy through the child’s third birthday, help kids get a good start in life, both physically and emotionally. A United Way and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center-proven success, Every Child Succeedsis significantly changing the lives of at-risk children and their parents.
Works closely with parents, providing support in the areas of parent education, child development, and child safety.
Field-based position establishes supportive working relationships with the parent and baby through face-to-face interaction and visitation in the physical home setting.
Perform home visits with families, addressing the six domains of Parental Health, Parenting, Child Development, Personal/Environmental Safety, Social Supports, and Life Course Development.
Provide parenting and child development information based on the Growing Great Kids Curriculum
Coordinate health, family support, and social services needed by family; provide referrals and linkage to other services.
Fee for Service position meaning you are paid for completing the home visits.
Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Early Childhood Education or related field.
Ability to work independently. Ability to establish trusting relationships.
Open to reflective practice (i.e. has capacity for introspection, communicates awareness of self in relation to others, recognizes value of supervision, etc.).
Experience working with children and families.
Knowledge of infant and child development.
GCB incorporates principles of trauma informed care in all areas of our services. Trauma informed care includes cultural sensitivity and emphasizes a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff. Experience and/or training in these principles and in trauma treatment is valued in applicants.
GCB has been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for the 9th straight year! Please visit our website to learn more about GCB. www.gcbhs.com
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