208 McAuley Court, Suite B, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913
Who we’re seeking
Healthy Connections is seeking a Family Support Specialist to work with our outreach programs in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Healthy Connections Community Health Network is a Mena-based nonprofit organization serving the needs of children and adults throughout the areas we serve. Since its founding in 1998 as a home-visiting program, Healthy Connections has been able to provide much-needed health, dental, behavioral health, and social services to families of every lifestyle.
How you’ll contribute
The Family Support Specialist focuses on direct contact with family participants and community members through first-hand delivery of programming. The employee is responsible for carrying out the grant submitted work plan in accordance with the stipulations of the current grant contract.
- Competitive Salary
- Medical and dental insurance
- 401K retirement savings account
- Vacation and sick leave
- Four-day workweek
- And more
Qualifications for this job
- Knowledge of agencies and community resource organizations.
- Ability to teach and model functional living skills.
- Ability to observe and evaluate contacts and case development.
- Ability to comply with case plan and maintain case records.
- Ability to prepare and present oral and written information.
- The formal equivalent of an Associate of Arts degree.
- More than two years of experience in child development or other closely related field.
- Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft office products, and familiarity with network systems.
- Ability to understand and present verbal instructions and to exchange verbal information is essential.
- Excellent organizational, written and customer service skills necessary.
- Ability to travel to all locations and to meetings outside of the service area.
- Ability to understand verbal communication and instruction, exchange verbal information and to present information verbally.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, courteous working relationships with program participants, staff team members, business entities and others.
- Ability to organize, prioritize and problem-solve independently.
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If you are interested in joining our fast-growing Community Health Network, please fill out the application form.