• To prevent child abuse and neglect, enabling parents to break the cycle of abuse and neglect
• To provide in home intervention which empowers families with positive parenting skills
• Master’s degree from an accredited program in a related field of study with three (3) to five (5) years of experience working with families
• An understanding of child maltreatment and a desire to protect children and support families
• An ability to communicate ideas clearly, listen accurately, and establish rapport with diverse populations
• An ability to make sound ethical decision
• Chief Operating Officer (COO)
• Supervises the delivery of home based services and other best practice intervention by interviewing, assessing, developing, and implementing goal plans, evaluating services and documenting service delivery
• Assist in the coordination of services and the assignment of referrals for IFPS
• Models and enhances positive parenting skills and communication skills between the parent and their child(ren) adhering to the principles of family preservation and other models as dictated by the agency and/or its funders. Provide services to at least 9 families during the funding cycle.
• Educates parents on child development, creative disciplines, health, nutrition, home management, and problems solving, as well as, advocates on behalf of families to ensure smooth access to services as they navigate the various community systems
• Maintains an active caseload of 1 (one) families, typically completing services with a minimum of 9 (nine) families per year
• Supervises IFPS direct service providers
• Maintains accurate written record of contacts and assists with the tracking and compilation of data and reports in a timely manner, including monthly and quarterly reports to the program’s funders.
• Audit records for member of the IFPS team and conduct quality assurance reviews and other program improvement activities.
• Promotes a positive image of the Parenting PATH and demonstrates an ability to work and execute responsibilities as part of a community and agency team, including agency events
• Provides 24/7 crisis intervention services to families and back up for staff as needed
• Other duties as assigned
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
• Ability to work flexible hours, including evening and weekend to accomplish the job
• A valid North Carolina driver’s license with proper insurance coverage
• Ability to travel between various locations to assist families with reaching their goals
• Work is performed in an office environment, the community and client home
Salary Range: $40,000 – $55,000. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance and four weeks of Paid Time Off.