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Home Visitor

Job Details

University Park - 3031 - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
$23.20 - $26.07 Hourly
Nonprofit - Social Services



The Home Visitor will provide services to caregivers and their newborns until the child reaches the age of 5.


Home Visitation services are offered to at-risk families to support parent-child attachment, child development, and linkage of families to resources. This program offered by Wellnest is based on the Healthy Families America model of home visiting. This model supports new parents at the time their new babies are born, and provides additional support and ongoing home visitation services during the important early years of a child’s life.



  • Conducts surveys/assessments of parents and caregivers to determine eligibility for the program.
  • Is responsible for providing program participants regular home visits for up to five years.
  • Provides weekly home visits for at least the first six months after the child’s birth and possibly less frequently after the first six months depending the family’s progress and challenges.
  • Follows guidelines for delivering research-based curriculum.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills required to successfully implement the model’s family centered strategies.
  • Builds rapport with families to establish a trusting relationship with participants; strengthens the parent-child relationship; improves parenting skills; and serves as an advocate for child and family.
  • Assists families in referrals and linkage to other supportive agencies
  • Supports the family with setting goals and develop a plan for achieving these goals.
  • Conducts standardized, periodic screenings to identify potential developmental delays or health challenges facing the child.
  • Takes initiative to represent the Clinic while supporting the mission by engaging actively in community events, including events related to recruitment of clients and funder activities and, on weekends.
  • Completes required documentation in order to meet organizations guidelines and standards for client charts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Psychology, Social Work or related field. Candidates may be with or within 6 months of receiving a Bachelor’s Degree, at which time a conferred degree copy is required. At least two years of case management whether in a formal or non-formal setting such as volunteer work is preferred. Home Visiting experience is highly preferred.




Employee regularly works out in the field and in an office environment. Employee may be required to work flexible, evening and/or weekend hours for time-sensitive projects.



  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manual and office documents
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work independently and with others - including other employees, clients and members of the public - in face-to-face and telephonic contexts.
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands.
  • Maintain a high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with Company policy



  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • Ability to occasionally move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, (i.e., calculator, copy machine and computer printer).
  • Constantly converses with staff and clients in person and by telephone, including cellphone.
  • Frequently operates a motor vehicle to travel to school or home site.
  • Frequently needs to position self in order to effectively interact with children of lesser stature.
  • Occasionally needs to transport materials (computer, toys, books, etc.) weighing up to 50 pounds for therapeutic activities.


This description is only intended to illustrate the duties, responsibilities and requirements for it. It is not intended, nor should it be interpreted to describe each and every duty the employee may be required to perform



  • This position is eligible for an annual $3,000 bilingual Spanish differential
  • Annualized Salary Range: $48,266 to $54,229
  • Wellnest offers $10,000/year to build a personalized health benefits package from a choice of available medical, dental, and vision coverage plans, as well as an employer-paid $50,000 life insurance policy.
  • Wellnest employees benefit from an employer-sponsored 401(k) company match, dollar for dollar, up to 3%, and a profit-sharing contribution benefit of up to 5%.