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El Nido Family Centers
Human Resources
10200 Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 350
Mission Hills, CA 91345  
hr@elnidofamilycenters.org

El Nido Family Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 El Nido Family Centers is currently recruiting for the following positions:

 

Case Manager - Pacoima / Antelope Valley

Position:  Case Manager
Program:  Cal Learn
Location:  Pacoima Office (Antelope Valley caseload)
Annual Salary:  $36,000 (may be a lateral move for internal candidates)

Major Responsibilities:  Provide comprehensive case management services to pregnant and parenting teens based on a professional assessment of their needs and availability of community resources; home visits required.

Position Requirements:  B.A. in related field or two years relevant case management experience; bilingual/Spanish a plus.

This position works independently providing services to Antelope Valley clients and will travel to the Pacoima office as needed.  Must have ability to work with minimum supervision; demonstrated organizational skills, initiative and a self-starter.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Supervisor - Inglewood

Position:                      Supervisor
Program:                     Cal Learn
Location:                     Van Ness office
Annual Salary:            $50,000 – $55,000

Major Responsibilities:  Oversees the work of case managers for home visitation program, creating a supportive, collaborative, productive work environment, delivering high quality services, and meeting agency/contract performance requirements.  Primary responsibilities include reflective individual and group supervision and staff development and the implementation of program operations and quality assurance plan. Provides expertise regarding scope of work, professional standards, and program interventions and outcomes.  Develops and promotes community partnerships to expand educational, social and recreational, vocational, and economic opportunities for youth and their families; coordinates/facilitates group activities at site; oversees data collected is accurate and program reporting deadlines are consistently met. Completes required program management reports. Participates in managing day to day facilities operation of local site. Assists the Program Director with special projects and assignments as needed.

Requirements: Masters Degree in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology or other related field with 2 years as a supervisor in a social services setting preferred or a combination of a B.A. in Social Work, Child Development, Public Health, Psychology, or related field with a minimum of 3-5 years as a supervisor in the field of social services; 2 years of home visitation with maternal child health experience preferred; knowledge of Reflective Practice preferred; knowledge of social work and youth development practice and principles; ability to assess a broad spectrum of client needs, involvement in case planning, and linking clients to appropriate services/resources; fundamental understanding, including but is not limited to, parenting and child development, nutrition, prenatal/teen/child health, child abuse and neglect, and intimate partner violence;  familiarity with community based resources and services; demonstrated supervisory skills and experience; proven track record meeting goals, deadlines, and producing positive qualitative and quantitative outcomes; excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills; experience coordinating and/or facilitating youth activities or support groups; ability to engage in staff development through coaching, ongoing reflective supervision, and training;  proficient computer skills including use of databases; and clinical training background and/or experience strongly preferred. Certified Lactation Educator or Counselor (CLE, CLC) and Family Planning Health Worker Certification preferred.  English and Spanish speaking preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Director of Finance and Administration - Mission Hills

Position:  Director of Finance and Administration
Location:  Mission Hills Office

Major Responsibilities:  This position is responsible for the development, implementation and smooth operation of the financial/fiscal functions at El Nido. These functions include: accounting and finance; banking relationships; insurance/risk management; office operations including major equipment purchases; space negotiations and facilities management of multiple office sites; interfaces with IT consultants to manage information and communications systems; participates as a member of the executive management team to plan and develop agency wide policies and acts as liaison to the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.

Position Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a proven knowledge of general accounting/finance with a minimum of five years experience in a managerial finance/accounting position and a formal education in accounting (CPA or MBA is preferred). Job experience should include non-profit financial management with multiple government social services contracts; financial analysis, purchasing, facilities procurement and management, and office systems and procedures; demonstrated managerial skills sufficient to manage four or more employees; skill writing policies and procedures; PC skills including accounting spreadsheets; strong organizational skills; and very effective oral and written communication skills.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Educator - Panorama City

Position:  Parent Educator
Location:  Titus
Program:  Select Home Visitation
Annual Salary:  $39,000

Position Summary:  The Parent Educator will provide supportive in home services to families parenting young children in the areas of breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics.  The Parent Educator will also identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

Essential Duties

  • Works closely with Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks; and links families to community services and resources.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development, nutrition and other related topics using a client-centered approach and evidenced based curriculum.
  • Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings and bi-monthly individual supervision with Team Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion Parents As Teachers (PAT) training.  Must be certified by the National PAT Center annually after completing competency-based professional development.
  • Work collaboratively with team members and parents to coordinate and facilitate monthly group activities for families and children.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes.
  • Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Child Education, Social Work, or other related field.
  • At least two years of experience in working with young children and/or parents.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills (outgoing, empathic, non-judgmental, patient, tactful), characteristics considered essential for mastering the program’s five core competency areas (family support and parenting education; child and family development; human diversity within family systems; health, safety and nutrition; and relationships between families and communities).
  • Ability to adhere to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively work toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Effective written skills to articulate concepts/ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records in a timely manner.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.

Special Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required; must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed); valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of insurance; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Case Manager - Inglewood

Position:  Case Manager
Program:  AFLP / PYD
Location:  Van Ness Office
Annual Salary:  $36,000 (May be a lateral move for internal employees)

Major Responsibilities:  Provide comprehensive in home case management services to pregnant and parenting teens based on a professional assessment of their needs and availability of community resources; home visits required; bilingual/Spanish required.  Implement AFLP Positive Adolescent Futures study in accordance with MCAH and federal evaluation standards.

Position Requirements:  B.A. in related field; 2 years related experience strongly preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Registered Nurse - Panorama City

Position:  Registered Nurse
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $75,000 – 80,000

Position Summary:    The Registered Nurse will visit families after discharge from the hospital to provide postnatal and breastfeeding support.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will engage families, conduct maternal and newborn assessments, and provide parent education in the areas of postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, home safety and other maternal and child health related topics.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will also identify client strengths, needs barriers, and risks and connect families to community resources.  The Welcome Baby Nurse will provide and model empathetic support and feedback when working with moms, babies, and family members.

Essential Duties:

  • Carries out the mission, vision and values established by the agency.
  • Works closely with the other Welcome Baby Nurses, Parent Coaches, Clinical Supervisor, Project Director, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Conducts home visits with postpartum clients within approximately one week of hospital discharge (and is offered to both mothers who are discharged with their newborn as well as to mothers whose newborn is still hospitalized).
  • During the first home visit the nurse will provide and/or complete the following:
  • Observe and evaluate breastfeeding and provide consultation and encouragement.
  • Work with the family to ensure safety and security of the new mother and infant.
  • Discuss infant behavioral cues, sleep position, safety, and parents concerns.
  • Provide a PHQ-2 screen for depression.
  • Conducts a head to toe examination of the newborn to ensure healthy development,  appropriate  weight gain, and assess for signs and symptoms of possible complications such as jaundice.
  • Assess infant feeding and provide assistance and support as needed.
  • Observe parent-infant interaction and infant behavior.
  • Remind parents of scheduling appointments with the baby’s pediatrician.
  • Remind mother of scheduling appointment for her postpartum visit and discuss family planning.
  • Observe maternal postpartum recovery.
  • Provide parents with information about additional community based resources.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • Refers clients to medical provider if any complications with the mother or infant are identified and provides referrals for other services including a medical home.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Models and promotes practices that enhance social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of infants and children.
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintains complete, accurate records and files reports in a timely manner.
  • Works closely with hospital liaisons to ensure that referrals to Welcome Baby are seamless and timely.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all required trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Maintains professional boundaries with clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Public Health Nurse or RNs currently pursing a PHN certification and will complete within one year of hire.
  • 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).
  • Minimum one year experience working in the area of Maternal-Child Health.
  • Experience conducting home visits to families.
  • Knowledge about local community resources and able to refer families to appropriate service providers.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence, and parental alcohol and/other drug abuse on family health, parenting, child development and general functioning.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients and the need for consultation from other disciplines as needed.
  • Skill in writing to articulate concepts and ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records.
  • Ability to meet regularly with supervisor to develop a reflective practice and continuously assess their clinical nursing skills and identify areas that need special attention.

Special Requirements

Bilingual/Spanish required; maintain California license as registered nurse; general computer skills including MS Word; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years; Satisfactory Driving Record, Automobile, and Valid Automobile Liability Insurance required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Parent Coach - Panorama City

Position:  Parent Coach
Location:  Panorama City
Program:  Welcome Baby
Annual Salary:  $40,000

Position Summary:   The Parent Coach will provide supportive services to families including prenatal and postpartum home visits, parent education in the areas of prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding, parent-infant attachment, child development and other related topics.  The Parent Coach will also identify client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks, and facilitates linkages to community services and resources as needed.

Essential Duties

  • Works closely with the Welcome Baby Nurses, other Parent Coaches, Supervisors, and other staff to provide a continuum of services.
  • Works, as part of an interdisciplinary team, with families to ensure the health, safety and security of the new mother and baby.
  • Develops trust and rapport with clients and provides support using an empathic and client centered approach.
  • Adheres to all program guidelines, policies, and protocols and actively works toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Conducts prenatal and post partum visits in the home or over the phone with fidelity to the Welcome Baby Program Model.
  • Effectively conducts required client assessments using standardized tools for maternal depression, parent-infant attachment, social support, developmental milestones, and home safety, as well as other non-standardized client assessments.
  • Identifies client strengths, needs, barriers, and risks; and links families to community services and resources.
  • Provides education to parents on maternal and infant health, breastfeeding, parenting, attachment, home safety, family planning, child development and other related topics using a client-centered approach.
  • Distributes and review with families the First Five Kit for New Parents.
  • Observes and evaluates feeding and provides consultation on breastfeeding.
  • Observes parent-infant attachment and infant behavior.
  • Assists families in establishing a medical home, following-up on well-child visits, and identifying health insurance coverage, if necessary.
  • Refers families to intensive home visitation services, as needed.
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, bi-monthly group reflective supervision, and weekly individual reflective supervision with Clinical or Team Supervisor.
  • Attends and completes all trainings, including successful completion of CLE training.
  • Completes all needed paperwork for each client in a timely, complete, and organized manner, including clear and well written progress notes.
  • Completes required data entry for each client in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or other related field; or Child Development Associate (CDA) certification or Associate of Arts degree with maternal and child health experience.
  • At least one year of experience in maternal and child home visitation.
  • 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.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team with the ability to assess families across a broad spectrum of areas, recognizing professional boundaries and the need for consultation from other disciplines.
  • Ability to adhere to all program guidelines, policies and protocols and actively work toward achieving the goals of the program.
  • Ability to conduct strength based family assessment across a broad spectrum of areas using a validated, standardized tool administered in the prescribed manner.
  • Empathy, warmth, and the ability to establish ongoing supportive relationships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with families from diverse age, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Familiarity with the effects of depression, perinatal depression, domestic violence and parental alcohol and/other substance abuse on family health, child development, parenting, and general functioning.
  • Knowledge of normal fetal, infant, and toddler development; prenatal and child health requirements; and early childhood education best practices.
  • Very effective verbal communication and engagement skills to build trusting relationships with families of young children.
  • Effective written skills to articulate concepts/ideas in notes and reports.
  • Effective organization and time management skills and the ability to maintain accurate and complete records in a timely manner.
  • Culturally sensitive and knowledgeable of the community that will be served.
  • General computer skills including MS Word.

Special Requirements

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required; must have a reliable automobile for use on the job (mileage to be reimbursed); valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and proof of insurance; TB clearance, to be renewed every two years.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Child and Family Counselor - Family SourceCenter, South LA

Position:  Child and Family Counselor
Program:  FamilySource Center
Location:  South Los Angeles
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $55,000

Major Responsibilities:  Supervises graduate level interns; conducts parenting classes; provides individual, family, and group counseling to high risk   youth and families; completes required documentation; home visits required.

Position Requirements:  Masters in Social Work Degree required with two years post graduate experience; minimum of three years related experience with youth or families; effective oral and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; bilingual/Spanish preferred.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume or Internal Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Child and Family Counselor - Los Angeles

Position:  Child and Family Counselor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Child Abuse Prevention/Intervention
Annual Salary:  $50,000 – $53,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provide individual, family, and group counseling to children, youth and families; home visits required.

Requirements:  Masters in Social Work; knowledge and experience in the community preferred; bilingual/Spanish required.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume and Internal Job Application to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website www.elnidofamilycenters.org

Home Visitor - Los Angeles

Position:  Home Visitor
Location:  Manchester Office
Program:  Early Head Start
Annual Salary:  $38,000

Major Responsibilities:  Provides 10-12 families and children weekly home visits to assist families in identifying family resources and needs; encourages and promotes the family’s achievements and self sufficiency; provides developmental, mental health, and nutritional screenings and assessments of children to determine the need for further evaluation, referrals or intervention; works with parent to develop weekly activity plans based on each child’s assessment and identified family needs; and integrates all head start components during home visits.

Requirements:  BA in child development, human development, early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field; previous experience providing early childhood education, parent education or child focused counseling to at risk youth and families preferred; previous experience providing direct services to low-income families in a multi-cultural community.

How to Apply:
Employees –
Please fax resume to Human Resources
External Candidates – Please apply through our website  www.elnidofamilycenters.org/application