Pregnancy & Parenting Support program serves pregnant women and caregivers of children 0-5 years of age. This position provides prenatal, parenting and life skills education, case management and support to program participants to increase knowledge and skills so that the health and social well-being of children 0-5 years old are impacted.
This is a full time, 37.5 hour per week, position and includes benefits and generous paid time off. Starting pay is $18.37-$20.44/hour DOE.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
Recruit program participants.
Provide intake services, collecting necessary information and making appropriate referrals.
Provide prenatal, parenting and other life skills education to clients.
Provide case management to: pregnant women, parenting women, their significant others and family members.
Maintain professional records appropriate for the provision of education and program monitoring.
Develop and maintain working relationships with other agencies including DSHS, health providers, social service providers, parishes, schools, groups, etc to further enhance our services and referrals and to maintain visibility in the community. Employee accomplishes this responsibility by completing the following tasks:
Participate in supervision, consultation, department meetings and in-service training.
Keep professional knowledge and skills current:
Promote the CCS Mission Statement in the community:
Treat clients in a culturally sensitive manner, assuring that Catholic Community Services’ commitment to diversity and cultural competency is maintained.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance. Working conditions may include interruptions, working alone, and interactions with mentally ill, intoxicated or angry persons.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY REQUIREMENTS:
The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.