• Open Positions

  • Parent Navigator

  • Engage, advocate, empower and support families with complex needs.

    THE PARENT NAVIGATOR IS ACCOUNTABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING RESULTS:
    • Engage families in program services.
    • Advocate on behalf of children and families in various service settings.
    • Collaborate with other team members to ensure linkage to community resources.
    • Ensure ongoing commitment/involvement in service process.
    • Educate/empower families to access supports in their communities.
    • Perform any other department or agency related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor.
    • May be required to use own vehicle on company business and to transport clients.
    Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma with at least three years’ experience working with families. Bi-lingual preferred.
    • Knowledge of community resources and services.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
    • Sensitivity to diverse cultures and language competencies.
    • Good communication and documentation skills.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Ability to prioritize and organize schedules/demands.
    • Must have and maintain a valid CT driver’s license. Also, must maintain an acceptable driving record and be insurable at a reasonable rate under the Organization’s auto insurance plan.

    LOCATION: New Haven
    HOURS: Part-time 20 hours M-F
    Will vary based on client needs. Mostly during regular business hours, but some evening hours may be necessary.

    Please send a cover letter including salary requirements, and resume to jobs@bhcare.org

  • Family Suppport Specialist

  • Responsible for engagement with families referred by the Department of Children and Families. Identifies needs of family to maintain in the community. Develops a Plan of Care to address needs identified in program referral. Responsible for developing a rapport with all family participants, facilitating referrals to needed services, and working with the Parent Navigator to meet the needs of the families.

    THE FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST IS ACCOUNTABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING RESULTS:
    • Conduct family needs assessments and develop Plan of Care that identifies family needs.
    • Provide case management services to children and families.
    • Coordinate family team meetings.
    • Collaborate with other team members to ensure linkage to community resources and services.
    • Serve as liaison with outside agencies.
    • Provide array of interventions/supports to strengthen family functioning.
    • Attends local collaborative community meetings as appropriate and directed by supervisor.
    • Perform any other department or agency related duties or special projects as directed.
    • May be required to use own vehicle on company business and to transport clients.
    • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
    • Sensitivity to diverse cultures and language competencies.
    • Knowledge of behavioral health issues for children and families and of home-based services preferred.
    • Good communication and documentation skills.
    • Must be proficient with PCs and Microsoft Office Word & Outlook; Ability to prioritize and organize schedules/demands.
    • Must have and maintain a valid CT driver’s license. Also, must maintain an acceptable driving record and be insurable at a reasonable rate under the Organization’s auto insurance plan. Experience working with families with complex needs preferred.
    • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

    LOCATION: New Haven
    HOURS: Full time 37.5 hours
    8:30 am – 4:30 pm M-F
    Some flexibility in hours needed to meet needs of assigned families

    Please send a cover letter including salary requirements, and resume to jobs@bhcare.org