Employment Type
Position title
Family Support Specialist
Job Location
1201 Mena St., Mena, Arkansas, 71953, United States
Who we're seeking

Healthy Connections and Healthy Families Arkansas Polk and Garland Counties is in need of a Family Support Specialist.

The job

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.

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 the 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 experience in child abuse/neglect or another closely related field.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft office products, and familiarity with network systems.
  • The ability to understand and present verbal instructions and to exchange verbal information is essential.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and customer service skills are 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 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.
  • Must have Covid-19 Vaccine or be willing to get it before Dec 6, 2021.
Employee Benefits Include
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401k retirement savings account
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Four-day workweek
  • And more
Who We Are

Healthy Connections is a Mena-based Community Health Network with locations throughout southwest and central Arkansas. Since its founding as a home-visiting program in 1998, Healthy Connections has been able to provide much-needed health, dental, behavioral health, and social services to families of every lifestyle. Services include primary care/family medicine, specialty services including cardiology, podiatry, and women’s health, My Kids Pediatric Clinic, Evolve Behavioral Health Services and Medication Management, Health For Life Clinic, Healthy Families Arkansas Polk and Garland counties, and more. Learn more about Healthy Connections at www.healthy-connections.org.

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  • All Healthy Connections Community Network employees are required to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
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