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Safe Care Home Visitor

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-813546
    • Job Location: Cortland, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 11, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Earn $44,000/annually, plus 2 weeks vacation, 10 calendar holidays (Includes 1 floating holiday), 24 hours personal time, and up to 80 sick days.

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY BASED INTERVENTIONS TEAM AS A SAFE CARE PROGRAM HOME VISITOR!

Share our commitment to helping parents of infants and young children involved in the Child Welfare System build practical and essential skills to add to their parenting tool box. Bring your experience, compassion, and energy to the team and make a difference in Cortland County.

Cayuga Centers is looking for an individual who is passionate about supporting families with infants/young children, and teaching parents involved with the Child Welfare System a set of evidence based skills proven to reduce placements and support healthy development. Being a parent to an infant or young child can be challenging. Now, imagine how much a family’s life could change for the better if their parents were equipped with knowledge and skills to promote healthy child development over critically important stages. Using an evidence based and structured approach to skill building, you can serve as an agent of change that puts infants, young children and their parents on a positive path to resiliency. As a Home Visitor of an accredited agency providing the SafeCare Program, you would have the opportunity to be trained in a globally recognized approach to parent education and skills training. Are you inspired to work with young families and influence positive changes? If so, we would love for you to join our efforts in providing this critical service to families. We look forward to hearing from you.

Location: Cortland, NY

How you get to use your skills…..

  • Actively participate as part of a team of service providers with the goal of keeping families together

  • Educate parents or caregivers following the SafeCare Program curriculum

  • Model skills surrounding parent infant/child interaction, how to address a variety of health concerns, maintaining appropriate supervision and childproofing the home

  • Assess parents or caregivers utilizing SafeCare skills, and provide specific positive and corrective feedback

  • Demonstrate an inclusive and accepting practice both in the office and in the field to support a diverse and accepting culture

We can’t wait to be able to support you in your growing career. If this opportunity speaks to you, we look forward to hearing from you!

Experience and Skills:

  • Associates degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field with experience working from a strengths-based perspective with families

  • Ability and willingness to work with families in an 'in-home' context

  • Excellent communication, organizational and collaboration skills

  • Knowledge of the Child Welfare System

  • Possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to appreciate and encourage diversity, and understand the concept of cultural trauma as it applies to individual and family functioning

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

In accordance with Federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.