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The Family Nurturing Center offers medical, vision, and dental plans, paid time off, sick pay, paid holidays, professional development opportunities, and employee assistance program.

TO APPLY, please send the following information:

  • A cover letter detailing your interest in the position and why you are qualified
  • A current resume including dates and descriptions of educational background and positions you have held
  • Names and phone numbers of three professional references (2 must be from current or former employers)

EMAIL TO: [email protected]

or MAIL TO:
The Family Nurturing Center
212 North Oakdale Ave
Medford, Oregon 97501

Current Open Positions

POSITION: In Home Safety and Reunification Services (ISRS) – Case Manager
DEPARTMENT: DHS Contracts         WAGE STEP: $16.67-$21.28
LOCATION: Medford                              TRAVEL: Daily
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday 40 hours

POSITION SUMMARY: In-Home Safety and Reunification Services (ISRS) Case Managers offer families an array of in-home services designed to control a safety threat identified by DHS to help support a reunification plan. This service is provided through in-home observations, supervision and specific intervention. Family Nurturing Center programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supporting families through ISRS services
  • Maintaining compliance with FNC/DHS contract
  • Monitor for Safety Threats
  • Complete accurate records and documentation

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, psychology, education or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience working with high risk families within the last five years
  • Current clearance in DHS Background Check
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within 30 days of employment)

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Building trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Taking initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to others/customer focus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

Specific Responsibilities:

Supporting families through ISRS services

  • Assist families in understanding what changes the agency has identified as critical in meeting the safety and well-being needs of the children
  • Engage with children, families, relative providers, foster parents and community partners to promote reunification and safe case closure
  • Supervise family interaction between parents and children, provide interventions where needed to promote healthy and safe interactions
  • Use a strength based and trauma informed approach in working with families
  • Support parents in building additional problem-solving skills and parenting strategies

Maintaining compliance with FNC/DHS contract

  • Execute safety plan requirements established by DHS
  • Report to DHS as needed in accordance with the safety plan
  • Attend weekly staffing’s and DHS meetings as required
  • Attend court hearings as needed, may be required to testify in court
  • Participate in weekly reflective supervision
  • Participate in trainings, workshops and seminars

Monitor for Safety threats

  • Ensure safety for all children in the household using observation, supervision and intervention
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled home visits ranging from 1-5 days a week
  • Provide crisis intervention, including referrals to community partners, accessing services and advocating in order to meet family’s needs.

Complete Accurate records and documentation

  • Complete Monthly reporting to DHS
  • Complete documentation in accordance with state standards and maintain confidential client information
  • Completing Child assessments and make referrals as needed
  • Ensure protections of confidentiality when information is collected, entered into systems, discussed, translated, transmitted and stored

POSITION: Program Aide – Childcare        WAGE STEP: $13.07-$14.41
DEPARTMENT: Parenting Education
TRAVEL: will require travel to class sites
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, some weekends, part time

POSITION SUMMARY: This position provides supervision and care for an average of 3-7 children for 2-4 hour shifts at a time during parenting education classes. Each shift is made up of two Program Aides working collaboratively. Children range in age from 0-17 and parent/guardian will be on-site. Childcare is provided at the time of the KEEP Program classes. Childcare is held onsite or at other community locations and is provided to clients, siblings of clients, and children of FNC foster parents. Toys, snacks, and activities are provided.  Family Nurturing Center programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up childcare space for activities/snacks and clean up at the end
  • Alert child’s caregiver when needed (i.e. diaper change)
  • Actively participate in and role model engagement in activities
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to establish a strong connection with a child or adolescent that combines warmth and humor with effective skills
  • Creativity, energy, and a fun, positive, open-minded attitude
  • Ability to respond within 24-hrs to coordinate schedule
  • Ability to demonstrate reliability and give adequate notice for absences
  • Ability to remain regulated in potentially stressful circumstances and to respond to behavioral issues in a calm, neutral manner
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma
  • Current clearance in Central Background Check Registry
  • Current Food Handler’s Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Current Health and Safety training through ODE ELD
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Building Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem solving
  • Taking Initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to Others/Customer Focus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions