The maximum salary that can be paid for this position will be $35,761
Qualified applicants must meet and reflect on their application training and experience and all knowledge, skills, abilities and any experience specified in the supplemental question to be considered.
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with its partners, protects the health and safety of all North Carolinians and proves essential human services.
The North Carolina Early Intervention Branch (NCEI) is a part of the N.C. Division of Public Health. It is the lead agency for the N.C. Infant-Toddler Program (ITP). The Infant-Toddler Program provides supports and services for families and their children, birth to three who have special needs. Research shows that this time period is critical. It offers a window of opportunity to make a positive difference in how a child develops and learns. Children's Developmental Services Agencies (CDSAs) across North Carolina work with local service providers to help families help their children succeed.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct service coordination to children in the NC Infant-Toddler Program and their families in compliance with Federal and State regulations. The Greensboro CDSA serves a 5 county catchment area in central North Carolina including the following counties: Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham. Position is an Early Intervention Service Coordinator for children birth to three located within this catchment area. Duties include responding to referrals in a timely manner, assessing child and family concerns, IFSP development, coordinating, authorizing and monitoring early intervention services, and facilitating transition to appropriate programs upon exit from the Infant Toddler Program. All these responsibilities must be carried out within required procedures and timelines.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
This position requires an understanding of child and family development; experience working in service delivery for children with developmental delays who are birth to 5 years of age; experience writing treatment and/or family service plans; experience in working with community support systems and/or resources; as well as communication and interpersonal skills which are effective, respectful, and sensitive for a diverse population.
Management prefers the following degree fields: Birth-Kindergarten Education/Early Childhood Special Education/Special Education/Education; Child Development/Human Development/Family Relations/Family Studies/Family and Consumer Sciences; Psychology; or Social Work. Also prefer that applicant has Infant, Toddler, and Family Certification or working toward certification prior to January 1, 2014. Fluency in conversational Spanish desired.
Required license or certification: Eligibility for the Infant Toddler Family Certificate
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college/university with a bachelor's degree in special education, elementary education, or early childhood education, psychology, nursing, child development, counseling, infant mental health, social work, child and family studies and two years of professional experience working with the population served (see note); or graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in another human services field and three years of professional experience working with the population served (see note); or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Note: the population served includes infants, toddlers, or preschoolers with or at risk for developmental delays, disabilities, or atypical development in the case of center or home-based early intervention programs. For such service settings, experience may also be with families of such children, other care providers, or non-disabled children of this age or with child mental health related programs. In other service settings such as CAP-DD, components or itinerant teams, experience may be with adults with developmental disabilities or mental illness. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
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