New Job Parent Aide In North Dakota

Parent Aide
Parent Aide

Parent Aide

Company : North Dakota State Government
Salary : $2,738 - $4,200 a month
Location : North Dakota

Full Description

Mountrail McKenzie Human Service Zone

Temporary Position

Hiring Range: $2738.00 to $4200.00 per month

Summary of Work

This position will assist clients (parents and children) in developing skills to meet their own needs and complete requirements of their case plan.

  • Serve as an advocate for family empowerment and self-reliance.
  • Provide emotional support and assist with developing self-esteem and self-confidence.
  • Teach and model coping, communication, and problem solving skills.
  • Provide education and guidance to parents in relation to household tasks, meal planning, budgeting, personal hygiene, time organization, communication and assessing community resources.
  • Assist parents/families in becoming involved in activities designed to reduce isolation and establish support systems.
  • Assist parents/families with transportation to access resources or attend appointments that will help reduce the risk of future maltreatment or help them become self-reliant.
  • Perform required documentation and record keeping relating to assigned cases, including input into FRAME – child welfare data system.
  • Provide transportation as service plans require and participate as a member for the family team. This position will also assist with coordinating the North Dakota Health Tracks Program, communicating with AASK, Foster care Recruitment and Retention, provide support to administrative assistants and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of work experience with special population groups such as the mentally ill, developmentally disabled, children and adolescents, and patients/clients in a direct care facility such as a hospital, nursing home, group home, day care, or in a community/mental health setting. This position requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to use own vehicle. Two years of college coursework may substitute for the work experience requirement.

Preference will be given to applicants with computer experience, good verbal communication skills, and an understanding of human relations.

If we cannot find a fully qualified Direct Care Associate III, we will underwill as a Direct Care Associate II which requires a high school diploma or GED and one (1) year of work experience providing direct care to special populations. Agency may designate education, training, or medical certification to substitute for the work experience requirement.

Individuals may be required to work non-traditional work hours. The ability to provide transportation for clients using the employee’s own transportation is required for this position. A criminal background check and a driver’s record check will be performed prior to employment. This position requires proof of adequate vehicle insurance.

Additional Requirements:

Requires three professional references to be included with application. (A minimum of two references must be supervisory references.) Please include reference name, relation to applicant, and current telephone number.

Candidates must successfully complete a standard background and criminal record check.

Application Procedures

  • Please make sure that your resume includes information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as posted. Your work history will not be given credit if the Department’s Human Resource Division cannot determine that you meet the minimum qualifications
  • The Department of Human Services does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • All application material must be received on or before the closing date by 11:59 pm.
  • A copy of your qualifying degrees transcript and any applicable certifications or licensures must be provided at the time of an interview.

For more information or if you need an accommodation, Please Contact: Desiree Sorenson

Employing Unit: Mountrail McKenzie Human Service Zone - Stanley office
Telephone Number: +91-XXXXXXXXXX
TTY Number: ND Relay Service 1-888-323-3661

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the Application Process or uploading attachments , please contact [email protected] or (701)328-3290

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.