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Parent Facilitator

Broward Children's Center Dania Beach, FL
  • Posted: 12 days ago
  • $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Broward Children’s Center mission is to provide quality programs to infants, children and young adults who are developmentally disabled and/or medically fragile through a continuum of services designed to meet the needs of this population and their families.

We are looking for a Parent Facilitator who is innovative, eager to own their success, and energized by the opportunity to help others, to join our Social Services team.

As a Parent Facilitator you will be able to create your own schedule and be responsible for providing emotionally and developmentally based assessment, support, case management and activities to the children and families that qualify for the Organization’s programs, promoting effective coping skills along with cognitive and psychosocial growth.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Complete all required documentation appropriately and in a timely manner.

  2. Completes chart abstractions and internal quality assurance of charts to meet yearly monitoring requirements

  3. Reviews referrals and initiates communication with families in a timely manner to develop a strong rapport with families.

  4. Effectively leads family and group discussions providing support and counseling techniques to accomplish programs goals and objectives.

  5. Institute individualized service plans of activities and/or behavioral strategies as needed for families and children with the support of the interdisciplinary team.

  6. Provide interventions, strategies and techniques to meet the needs of the child(ren) to foster positive growth and development within the family.

  7. Increase the awareness of services throughout the facility and community by providing information and education about the services.

  8. Serve as resource and educator to interdisciplinary team and families.

  9. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  10. Complete thorough psychosocial assessments and other evaluations.

  11. Relate to children and families in supportive and therapeutic ways.

  12. Effectively assess and create effective treatment plans.

  13. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, developmental, social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the clients served.

Competencies

  1. Communication Proficiency.
  2. Child Advocate.
  3. Leadership.

Requirements

Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a bachelor’s degree; Social Work, Child Life, Child Development, Child and Family, Early Childhood Education majors are preferred
  • 1-2+ years of experience
  • Has experience creating, implementing and facilitating training sessions.
  • Travel 10-25%

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Florida Driver's License

  • CPR and First Aid

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to lift up to 35 lbs., stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Peripheral vision.

Broward Children's Center

Why Work Here?

Awesome non-profit organization!

Since 1971, Broward Children’s Center, located in Pompano Beach, Florida, has been providing medical, educational, therapeutic, recreational, daily living, and advocacy services through our network of care to infants, children, and young adults with special health care needs. As a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we have never underestimated the ability of young people to overcome challenges, heal, learn, and most of all, flourish. Our mission at BCC is to respond to the unique needs of every child through programs that promote privacy, respect, independence, dignity, and engagement (PRIDE.) By listening to and learning from the children and families we serve, we have grown from a single-program establishment to one that serves over 1,200 individuals each year. As we look to the future, Broward Children’s Center remains focused on delivering the highest quality care necessary to ensure that each individual is given every opportunity to thrive and succeed.

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