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Parent Coach Supervisor
El Nido Family Centers

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Post Date: Jun 06, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediate
Salary: $55,000
Location: US - California - Panorama City
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Description
El Nido Family Centers a non profit social service agency has an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor to join the Welcome Baby Program. The Parent Coach Supervisor works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to ensure that the Welcome Baby staff is properly trained, receive reflective supervision, and provide empathetic and client-centered services for clients. The Parent Coach Supervisor will also conduct home visits to a small caseload of clients to provide supportive services including prenatal and postpartum visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics. The Parent Coach Supervisor also identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.
   
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
•Carries out the mission, vision and values established by the agency.
•Works with the Clinical Supervisor to Support and train staff on identifying client strengths, needs, barriers and risks and identifies community resources for families in need.
•Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor provides reflective supervision (1 hour) weekly basis and a (2 hour) biweekly group basis for up to 4 Parent Coaches.
•Works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to implement documentation, training, procedures, policies and protocols.
•As directed by the Clinical Supervisor helps ensure the quality of the program by assessing services provided through periodic shadowing of home visits and conducting regular client file reviews. Assesses strengths and areas of improvement for each Parent Coach and communicates observations.
•Works with Parent Coaches to assess client/family’s needs, goals, values, culture and well-being by observations and assessment.
•Assists in evaluation of supervisee’s performance.
•Oversees supervises documentation.
•Refers high risk clinical cases to the Clinical Supervisor and consults with her/him on high risk clinical issues such as mental illness, developmental delays, child abuse and family violence to ensure that needed support and follow-up is provided to families.
•Works closely with the Clinical Supervisor to process and assign Welcome Baby referrals and ensure a continuum of care.
•Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
•Mentors and assists with ongoing training of employees to ensure that they are modeling empathy and providing holistic and strength-based services.
•Participates in ongoing team building activities to enhance employee relations and teamwork.
•Explores and identifies new referrals and resources for clients.
•Works collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.


Skills
EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE/ SKILLS
•        Masters Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology or other related field preferred
•2 years of administrative supervisory experience or completion of Supervisor Training (as approved by F5LA within three months of hire.
•2 years of experience in receiving the Reflective Practice experience.
•2 years of home visitation with maternal child health.


Notes
•Must complete Certification Lactation Educator (CLE) training within six months of hire, or Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC) or International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC/RLC).
•Must complete 100% of Welcome Baby training within one year of hire.



Contact Details

State/Province: California