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Family Support Worker

Rockford, IL 61107

Posted: 11/07/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Perm Industry: A -Clerical Job Number: CJ6996445117 Pay Rate: $17.53 / hour

Job Description

Family Support Worker FurstStaffing has a rewarding opportunity for a Family Support Worker to help families in our region!  The Family Support Worker is a Furst-to-Hire position at a well-established community service organization.   Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to 4:30pmPay: $17.53/hour, increased to $18.03 once hired in Family Support Worker Responsibilities:
  • Provide specialized services to improve the perinatal health of mothers and babies, including emotional attachment, labor and delivery support and infant nurturing
  • Provide culturally appropriate services
  • Educate families on developmental stages and administer developmental screenings
  • Encourage positive interactions between mother and child and extended family members
  • Support and encourage breastfeeding; educate participants on contraceptive options
  • Assure medical compliance with routine health care and timely immunizations
  • Assist participants in developing a support system and setting personal and educational goals
  • Accurately document visits and outcomes on a timely basis
  • Community outreach
  • Regular attendance at staff meetings and required trainings
 Family Support Worker Requirements:
  • Previous experience working with diverse populations 
  • Experience working with families, adolescents, and infants/children
  • Ability to communicate well with others 
  • Willing to obtain and document a minimum of fifteen (15) hours of professional development annually 
  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree or High school diploma with experience in the field 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Current Illinois driver’s license and valid vehicle insurance
The fulfilling opportunity as a Family Support Worker will allow you to help others, as you learn and grow within a gratifying vocation.  Please apply here or contact Courtney at 815-229-7810.

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