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Southern Health-Santé Sud Families First Home Visitor Full Time in Altona, MB

Southern Health-Santé Sud

Branch Altona MB CA

Position:
Families First Home Visitor
Location:
Altona, MB

Good work and attendance record. In consultation with Public Health Nurses, the Home Visitor has a responsibility to support families to explore goals related…

Families First is a community-based program designed to promote healthy growth and development of children by supporting families in their homes during pregnancy and the first five years of a child’s life, for a period of up to three years. As a member of an inter-disciplinary team the Home Visitor is responsible to initiate and maintain regular connection through family centered home based visiting. The Home Visitor will utilize an evidence informed curriculum, and share activities that support positive parent-child relationships and enhance child health and development as well as build on existing strengths by optimizing the family’s use of community resources. In consultation with Public Health Nurses, the Home Visitor has a responsibility to support families to explore goals related to their values.
Qualifications
• Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent
• Strong interpersonal & communication skills
• Working knowledge of parent-child attachment, early childhood development
• Knowledge of and ability to link to community resources that support families, parenting, and optimal childhood growth and development
• Previous experience working with families
• Demonstrated ability to work independently & effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
• Ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset
• Ability to communicate in Low German would be considered an asset.
• Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset.
• Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
• Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
• Good work and attendance record
Conditions of Employment:
• Requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all- purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Altona, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23
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