We are currently seeking to fill a Manager position for the Healthy Families Maricopa County program. Healthy Families is a free, voluntary, child abuse/neglect prevention program that helps parents meet the challenges of parenting. The program is offered to families who are expecting a new baby or have a baby who is less than 90 days old. Services can continue for up to five years after the birth of the child.
The Healthy Families Manager supervises and directs a designated team of six Family Support Specialist staff who perform home-based (home-visiting) intervention services and referral/coordination for high-risk families. Home visitation services include screening, tracking and promoting child health and development, enhancing positive parent-child interactions and linkage to community resources.
The Healthy Families Manager monitors the status of all families receiving services, as well as the function of the Family Support Specialist team. Primary duties and responsibilities include: supervises six Family Support Specialists; monitors caseload sizes and billing requirements; ensures timely and accurate documentation by team members; collect, analyze, maintain and report comprehensive data to contract holder and funders; provides quality assurance activities; and assists in collaboration and integration of the Healthy Families program services with inter- and intra-agency services.
Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package as noted below. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment to include:
Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
Employee Assistance Program (includes 6 face-to-face visits)
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement plan
Paid sick time
Ongoing training and professional development
Supportive, relationship-based supervision model
Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling with an emphasis in specialized Child Development training, Education or related behavioral health and human services field experience. Harris Institute training may be considered.
Direct experience working with infants and children and service coordination with families at risk for abuse or neglect and understanding of the strength based model preferred.
Microsoft Office and Windows experience, as well as, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
English/Spanish Bilingual preferred, but not required.