Holly Ridge Center
  • Bremerton, WA, USA
  • $23.93-$30.63/hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Holly Ridge Center is currently recruiting for a Social Worker. This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated early childhood professionals who provide early intervention services to children from birth to three years of age. Our Infant Toddler Program provides services using an interdisciplinary, family-centered, and culturally diverse approach.

Job Summary: Coordinates family resources, developmental screening and evaluation services, and utilizes an interdisciplinary, family-centered, and culturally competent approach to assist in determining the type and level of support and services needed by the family. Needs may include further assessment, crisis intervention, parent-child therapy, parent education, and other direct services. Provides behavioral/mental health consultation to community childcare providers. Provides staff counseling and crisis intervention, as needed.

Essential Functions:

Provides evaluation and assessment services

  • Determines developmental levels, family strengths and needs
  • Consults with team regarding psycho-social issues, utilizing expertise in infant mental health and family dynamics

Plans, organizes, and implements treatment plans

  • Provides parent-child therapy as needed
  • Provides strategies and techniques to address behavior concerns
  • Provides individual parent coaching as needed
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed

Provides family resources coordination

  • Informs families of advocacy, support services, funding sources and community resources
  • Completes 6-month, and Annual IFSP in coordination with all team members
  • Completes and maintains WA Family Resources Coordination certification

Maintains professional credentials

  • Attends appropriate trainings/seminars to enhance knowledge/skills
  • Continually upgrades knowledge of current research materials
  • Maintains WA registration/licensure
  • Maintains client confidentiality

Other duties as assigned

  • Provides in-service training as requested
  • Provides staff support as needed
  • Provides community outreach and training upon request.
  • Collects semi-annual Parent Satisfaction Surveys

Required/Preferred Work Experience and/or Training:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Experience working with children with special health care or developmental needs and their families
  • Experience providing family therapy
  • Infant Mental Health Endorsement

Required Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Knowledge of infant mental health/parent-child interaction and attachment issues
  • Knowledge of techniques to address behavior concerns
  • Knowledge of sensory integration and self-regulation in young children
  • Knowledge of Washington State Special Education regulations and/or Federal Early Intervention law/Individual Education Plan/Individual Family Service Plan process
  • Knowledge of typical and atypical child development and developmental screening
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Awareness of family economic and cultural issues as they relate to early intervention
  • Ability to make home visits
  • Working knowledge of computer applications

Required Licenses/Certification:

  • Master's in Social Work
  • Social Work License

Holly Ridge Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex or gender identity, creed, religious or political ideology, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, the presence of sensory, mental, or physical disability, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. We take pride in the diversity of our staff, and seek diversity in our applicants.

Please see our website for a complete job description and application.

Full Job Description

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