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Family Connection Consultant

Douglas, AZ | Full Time
12 Days Ago

Job Description

General Description:
Family Connection Consultant (FCC) Nurturing Parenting Practitioner (NPP) works with families and their children through home/virtual visitation to deliver the Family Connections and/or Nurturing Parenting Curricula. As a consultant/practitioner, I will provide individualized services to best meet the family's needs in accordance with the model and curricula. Meeting families at a time that is convenient to the families within the stipulated periods per the model and contract. The expectation is that under this role the FCC/NPP is able to maintain a caseload of 6‐10 families, and be able to deliver weekly visits as well as complete data entry within established timeframe policies.

*Location: must be able to provide direct service to the designated client base in the Cochise county area*

Summary of Essential Job Functions: 
  • Family Connection Consultants and Nurturing Parenting Practitioner will implement the Family Connections (FC) model and  Nurturing Parenting curriculum with fidelity and follow all program and agency policies and procedures.
  • Implementation of the program in accordance with contract requirements and DCS Standards of Practice. 
  • Family Connection Consultant/Nurturing Parenting Practitioner will conduct Virtual and home visits and maintain a  caseload of 6‐10 families.  
  • Complete individual virtual/home visits weekly and deliver FC/NP Curriculum. Frequency is determined through case staffing with the Program Director/Supervisor depending on the needs and support of the family.  
  • Prepare for virtual/home visits and complete documentation of visit within two business days (48hrs) of completion of the visit.  
  • Conduct virtual/home visits at a time that is convenient for the family. This may include evenings and weekends.
  • Complete all post-visit documentation within two business days (48hrs).  
  • Maintain case records and data system in accordance with agency and program policies, procedures, and requirements.  
  • Initiate contact with referred families within 24hrs of referral and actively work to engage families in the program.  
  • Travel to and from home visits, program training and/or events using your own vehicle and/or agency vehicle if available.
  • Attend mandated virtual or in-person training, which may include out‐of‐state travel.  
  • Connect families to resources that address their needs   
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with colleagues, administration, collaborative partners and others within the community.  
  • Participate weekly with 1 hour of individual in-person or virtual reflective supervision and at a minimum of one hour of group supervision per month.  
  • Attend and participate in all mandatory conferences, seminars, in‐service training and program meetings.  
  • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement activities, such as File Review and provide constructive feedback on a set platform.  
  • Build and maintain relationships with community agencies and partners to share program information and learn about resources available for families (events/outreach as assigned). 
  • Follow agency dress code and overall agency policies including when delivering virtual services.  
  • Follow all health safety policies and procedures.     
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and clutter‐free work environment, including following fire codes.  
  • Maintain professionalism at all times.   
  • Identify and develop professional goals with Program Director.  
  • Other duties as assigned by Program Director 

Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Family Studies, Early Childhood Education, or related field.   
  • Have knowledge/experience in home visitation.     
  • Have knowledge/experience in parenting and child development. 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred.   
  • Have knowledge of community resources.
  • Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with families, social service providers, collaborative partners, co-workers and Program Director. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and some weekends. 
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.   
  • Comply with all agency and program policies and procedures including confidentiality, employee conduct, computer usage and dress code. 
  • Meet program/department’s performance and productivity standards. 
  • Attend required agency and program/department meetings. 
  • Adhere to the schedule agreed upon with the supervisor. 
  • Follow and model CFR’s core values. 
  • Participate in PQI initiatives. 
  • Must be eligible and able to obtain a Level one fingerprint card. 
  • Must have a valid Arizona driver’s license, and vehicle and meet agency liability insurance requirements
  • Consistent with CDC’s new streamlined guidance, the Safer Federal Workforce determined COVID-19 workplace safety protocols will not vary based on vaccination status or otherwise depend on vaccination information. Due to this determination, requiring, requesting, or collecting vaccination status information is suspended. For current status of the COVID-19 vaccine requirement and/or questions, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@cfraz.org.

Ability Requirements:
  • Sitting for extended periods daily; standing and walking short distances.  
  • Moderate twisting, bending, stooping and lifting up to 40 pounds in the performance of assigned duties.  
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment and machines as referenced.  
  • Normal manual dexterity and eye‐hand coordination are required.  
  • Repeated hand‐wrist movement is required.  

Disclaimer:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon drug tests and fingerprint clearance.

The nature of the position involves a fast-paced working environment with multitasking of many different duties and tasks. General daily priorities may change at a moment's notice and the position requires quick response time and flexibility.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Child & Family Resources is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone. We value and celebrate our differences because it makes us stronger as a whole. For more information, visit: https://www.childfamilyresources.org/edi

The nature of the position involves a fast‐paced working environment with multitasking of many different duties and tasks. General daily priorities may change at a moment’s notice and the position requires quick response time and flexibility.