Health Specialist-Head Start Brockton

Health Specialist

Self Help Inc., Head Start- Brockton, MA

$21.00- 25.00 /hour

35 hrs./week, 41 weeks/year

The Health Specialist will support student success by assisting the Health Manager in providing health care through assessment, intervention, and follow-up for all children within the pre-school setting. They will also assist the Health Manager in ensuring all required medical information is in place for students prior to program entry, as well as developing and monitoring Individual Health Plans for children. They will be responsible for reviewing health records on a regular basis in the computer tracking system prior to a child’s entry into the program to ensure all health requirements are met. The Health Specialist addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social health needs of students and supports their achievement in the learning process.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum LPN required-RN preferred
  • 3 years preferred experience in pediatrics, public health or a related field
  • Must have proficient computer skills
  • Must have a valid MA driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

COVID-19 Mandate and Employment Requirements:

Due to the Biden Administration issuance of an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, Self Help, Inc. is a federal contractor, and it is required that all employees are to be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022, or by their first date of employment.

Self Help Inc., Head Start provides a quality, comprehensive early childhood program for limited income children and families. We provide an excellent benefit package. We are seeking applicants who have excellent communication skills, inter-personal, organizational and team building skills. Bi-lingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

Self Help Inc.is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

E-mail or mail resume to:

Self Help Inc., Head Start

370 Howard Street

Brockton, MA 02302

blawal@selfhelpinc.org or nsullivan@selfhelpinc.org

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