VNA Health Group

Family Support Worker

Job Locations US-NJ-Monmouth County
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/6/2024 12:25 PM)
ID
2024-8629
# of Openings
1
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Administrative/Clerical/Clinical Support

Overview

The VNA Health Group is seeking a Family Support Worker lcoated in Freehold, NJ location. 

 

 

For over 110 years, the VNA Health Group has served the needs of home health and hospice patients in our communities. In that time, we’ve grown to become an organization of 2500 dedicated employees in three states, a leader and innovator in health care, and an award-winning organization. For the last three years, we’ve been a certified Best Place to Work ®, we’ve been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a top provider for aging services, and many of our leaders have been awarded with distinction for their contributions to health care.

 

As a VNAHG employee, you’ll not only be joining a winning organization, but one that will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

  • Our tuition reimbursement program of up to $12,000 a year will assist you getting that degree you’ve always dreamed of.
  • Our Continuing Education programs will keep you current, with learning and certifications to help you master your profession.
  • Our online learning system will provide knowledge at your fingertips, any time, anywhere.
  • Our Employee Referral programs give you the opportunity to recruit trusted colleagues and receive cash rewards for doing so.
  • Our recognition programs provide that much needed “thank you” for doing a job well done.
  • Our 403B and 401A retirement plans will help you plan for your future.
  • Our leadership fosters a culture of support, while giving you the freedom to bring your best self to work every day.

 

Responsibilities

  • The Family Support Worker (FSW) is responsible for establishing and maintaining a regular and long-term relationship with the family.
    • FSW will outreach families referred through Central Intake or a Service Provider.
    • FSW will use a standardized screening tool to determine eligibility for home visitation services.
    • Activity will occur primarily within the participant’s home; each visit should last for at least one hour.
    • The interventions should be family-centered and strength-based.
  • Interview/conduct the Family Resilience and Opportunities for Growth (FROG) Scale  with parents to identify strengths/risk factors to support the family throughout home visitation services.
  • Establish a trusting relationship.
  • Assist in strengthening the parent-child relationship.
  • Assist parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment
  • Assist in increasing the family support system and increase the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocating for themselves and their children.
  • Responsible for assisting the family in establishing goals and a plan for the accomplishment of those goals. The assessment of the normal growth and development of the target child. 
  • Identify and refer to other supportive agencies, including healthcare appointments.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Preferably at least 2 years of experience in working with or providing services to children and families;
  • acceptance of individual differences;
  • an ability to establish trusting relationships;
  • experience and humility to work with culturally diverse families;
  • knowledge of infant and child development;
  • willing to engage in building reflective capacity (e.g., capacity for introspection, communicating awareness of self in relation to others, recognizing value of supervision, etc.);
  • Infant Mental Health Endorsement preferred;
  • flexible availability to include weeknight/weekend hours as allowed by agency policy; and
  • travel throughout New Jersey to obtain required multi-day trainings for the model and/or agency.

Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Works indoors/outdoors with client/customer contact and with use of business office machines such as: telephone, computer, printer, copier, fax machine, email, and voicemail

 

EEOC

VNA Health Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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