Please indicate which location you are interested in. Positions are located:
Kankaee (1), Danville (1) and Park Forest (2)
With the support of a dynamic team, the Home Visitor will implement the Healthy Families of America home visiting model. The Home Visitor will use an evidenced-based curriculum to offer parent’s information and activities that create rich learning opportunities, supports the parent/child bond, and builds on the family’s self-sufficiency skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Develop and maintain supportive strength-based, culturally sensitive relationships with pregnant women and their families by providing education, physical and emotional support.
Ensure pregnant women, including pregnant teens, have access to comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care.
Provide prenatal education to pregnant women on topics such as fetal development, labor and delivery, postpartum recovery, and the benefits of breastfeeding.
Provide assistance in overcoming barriers (transportation, housing, food, etc.) by providing resources and referrals as needed.
Prioritize the health and safety of the children enrolled in the program.
Using personal car to travel to homes of the families on assigned caseload.
Implement the evidenced-based curriculum.
Conduct developmental screenings and assessments with child and family as required by the program.
Provide developmentally appropriate activities and information to promote social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development for children 0-3 years old.
Using the curriculum model, support parent-child interactions and offer information and activities that align with the family’s goals.
Coordinate group services including child care, meal support and transportation.
Data collection and submission that is in accordance with established guidelines.
Attend all trainings and meetings as required by the program.
Assist in coordinating parent groups such as organizing food, providing transportation, and childcare.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelors (B.A. or B.S.) degree in social/human services, psychology, child development, or related field. Experience working with the teen population, infant/toddler or serving multi-stressed families, preferred.
About Aunt Martha's Health and Wellness
Aunt Martha's - Improving Lives Since 1972. OUR MISSION - caring community resource for children, youth and families.OUR VISION - world in which loneliness, sickness and despair are replaced with wholeness, healing and hope. OUR CORE VALUES - Excellence in our pursuit of excellence, we choose to continuously redefine both ourselves and that which we desire to achieve. Diversity - New perspectives spring from the celebration of our diversity. And only in our acceptance of new perspectives can we find the key to our own, unlimited potential. Collaboration - Collaboration is a celebration of diversity. It is an acknowledgement of the strengths of those around us as well as a recognition of our own. Commitment & Passion -Our commitment is to our patients, to our clients, to our community and to one another. It is fueled by our passion for the work we do. Innovation - Innovation is the result of people acting with purpose and compassion. It is not the next big thing; but a single step forward, a new idea, a better way.