Healthy Families America
Nurse Home Visitor
The Nurse Home Visitor will provide intensive home visiting to low income pregnant women and children up to three years of age.
Our goals are to improve birth outcomes, reduce rates of child abuse, strengthen families, enhance child health and developmental outcomes, and promote family stability and economic self-sufficiency.
Carry a case load of 15-25 clients, depending on the level of risk. Following evidence-based curriculum, “Partners for a Healthy Baby”, the nurse will provide support to family in areas such as family development, maternal and family health, preparing and caring for an infant or toddler, and infant and child development.
Two intensive training sessions will be offered to familiarize the home visitor with the HFA program, curriculum, and assessment tools.
The home visitor will be provided with weekly reflective supervision sessions to promote continued growth with the HFA program.
Individuals must be compassionate nurses with experience in health education and community nursing. Location of position, Kent & Sussex County
Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required. Eligible candidates will need RN and DE license.
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish), desirable. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier.
Must also have reliable transportation. Must be flexible, with the ability to work some evenings.
Travel required to visit families, and to attend trainings and meetings. Full time (37.5 hrs/wk) w/ benefits.
Nurse Family Partnership
Nurse Home Visitors
Provide home visiting to first time mothers and their babies following the national evidence-base nurse home visiting model, Nurse Family Partnership. The Nurse Home Visitor will carry a caseload of 25 clients, providing intensive services to offer a chance to make a difference in clients’ lives. Extensive training and ongoing supervision will be provided.
Individuals must be compassionate nurses with experience in health education and community nursing. Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required. Eligible candidates will need RN, with a BSN, at minimum, and DE license. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish), desirable. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier. Must be flexible, with the ability to work some evenings. Some travel is required to attend trainings/meetings. Full time w/ benefits. Seeking Nurses in all three counties, New Castle, Kent & Sussex
Under the supervision of the shift supervisor, the position is responsible for guiding the residents through the daily routine. Includes monitoring the shift period for behavior and/or sleep patterns; documentation and record keeping; preparing meals; and supervising clients in recreational therapy.
Document and chart resident performance and behavior, compile statistics and other documentation of resident performance and behavior.
Participate in and guide resident participation in recreational therapy and creative art therapy exercises and activities; assist in planning of such programs.
Escort residents to medical, dental, and other professional appointments.Previous counseling experience, preferably with adolescents.
Strong oral and written communication skills, required. Valid driver's license.Associate’s degree (A.A.) in counseling, social sciences, or human services preferred; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. High school diploma is required.
Casual/hourly positions. No benefits.
Strengthening Families Program
Family Support Assistant
Responsible for coordination of Family Educator group meetings and provide care for the sibling group children. Arrange & set up the room for mealtime. Clean-up after mealtime and prepare the rooms for the sessions. Purchase and organize supplies for groups including, paper goods, and cleaning products. Provide care and supervision of children during family education groups. Complete and maintain all required paperwork
High school diploma/GED with 1 year of childcare experience, preferred. Valid driver’s license also required. PT/Hourly position, no benefits. One or more evenings per week afternoon/evenings (4:00 to 8:00 pm), and Saturday morning hours (9:00 AM to 1:00 PM). Position based in Dover