Program Supervisor

Southeast District Health Department is seeking to fill the position of Program Supervisor with the Growing Great Kids in Southeast Nebraska home visitation program.  The supervisor will represent the agency and programs in a positive manner.  This full-time position offers a flexible and independent work environment.

Typical duties include:

  • providing weekly, individualized supervision to direct service staff
  • supporting, guiding, and building on the strengths of staff
  • ensures quality of service provision
  • conducts record reviews
  • assists in or maintains the data collection system
  • implements a quality assurance plan
  • directs and provides case management
  • monitors the performance of Family Support Specialists
  • Maintain accurate, timely documentation

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or human services and relevant experience in home visiting, with a strong background in prevention services to the 0-3 age population
  • Must have reliable transportation, cell phone and valid driver’s license.
  • Must have ability to pass a criminal background check. 
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships with families and staff
  • Basic computer skills necessary (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of infant and child development and parent-child attachment
  • Knowledge of maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect
  • A solid understanding of supervising and motivating staff, as well as providing support in stressful working environments
  • Experience in providing services to culturally diverse communities/families
  • Fluent in Spanish (speaking and reading/writing) is a plus

Please submit resumes and 3 references to:

Southeast District Health Department

Attn: Amanda Drier

2511 Schneider Ave, Auburn, NE  68305

-or- email to amanda@sedhd.org


Family Support Specialist

Southeast District Health Department is seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual, who enjoys making a difference in the lives of others, to fill the position of Family Support Specialist with the Growing Great Kids in Southeast Nebraska program.  This is a direct-service position. 

The Family Support Specialist will provide family-centered, strength-based services to prenatal clients and families with infants or young children.  Staff will represent the agency and programs in a positive manner.  This full-time position offers a flexible and independent work environment.

Typical duties include:

  • Establish positive, supportive, and reciprocal relationships with families
  • Assist in strengthening the parent-child relationship
  • Assist parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment
  • Increase the family’s ability to problem solve and advocate for themselves and their children
  • Assist the family in establishing goals and a plan for accomplishment of those goals
  • Assessment of the normal growth and development of the target child.
  • Use reflective practice techniques in order to engage parents
  • Make referrals to the appropriate community-based agencies, depending on the family’s needs
  • Maintain accurate, timely documentation

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent; college coursework in early childhood education or human services preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation, cell phone and valid driver’s license.
  • Must have ability to pass a criminal background check. 
  • Experience in working with or providing services to children and their families
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships
  • Experience and willingness to work with the culturally diverse populations
  • Knowledge of infant and child development
  • Open to reflective practice
  • Basic computer skills necessary (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in Spanish (speaking and reading/writing) is a plus

Please submit resumes and 3 references to:

Southeast District Health Department

Attn: Amanda Drier

2511 Schneider Ave, Auburn, NE  68305

-or- email to amanda@sedhd.org