U.S. Marine Corps NEW PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM HOME VISITOR NF4 in Bridgeport, California

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Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located at Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, CA. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a New Parent Support Program Home Visitor for MCCS.

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Responsibilities

Performs support services via home visits and in a classroom setting designed to provide psychological and educational support and counseling to new parents to include providing education in: positive parenting skills, promoting a healthy pregnancy, promoting positive parent-child attachment behaviors, recognizing newborn infant cues/behaviors, and promoting effective couples communication to promote healthy relationships and prevent family violence.

Provides information and education on the use of available services and refers parents to appropriate military and civilian agencies for assistance and support for: assessment of at risk behaviors; enhancing the parents’ role in parenting a newborn/child; and role modeling and mentoring.

Plans, develops, and implements programming designed to build and enhance strengths that individuals and families bring to the parenting role to enhance parent-child attachment. Develops and delivers parent education programs to foster skill development, aid in child abuse prevention and promote good overall mental health.

Conducts clinical assessments of families and children receiving services and collaborates with related agencies to offer appropriate and necessary services. Provides early intervention services to first-time parents and families at risk, and collaborates with the family and appropriate agencies to develop methods to achieve prescribed goals and enhance successful parenting. Consults with local hospital professionals regarding aspects of abuse and identification of at-risk individuals and families.

Establishes and maintains professional contacts to stay abreast of: research, education, training and clinical practice to enhance and maintain the Marine Corps New Parent Support Program (NPSP) program.

Maintains individual case records IAW with prescribed regulations and ensures confidentiality and security of case information. Handles sensitive information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential or otherwise legally exempt from disclosure. Safeguards sensitive information and prevents unauthorized reading, printing, retaining, copying or dissemination of information, messages, or correspondence in accordance with rules and regulations such as those covered by the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Public Law 104-191, and DoD Directive 6025.18. Notifies the higher level supervisor and senders immediately when proprietary information has been released and advises on how to properly recover, and/or protect information.

Markets the NPSP through a variety of venues including but not limited to; articles in the installation newspaper, participating in orientation briefings, creating brochures to provide information on the NPSP, and participation in special events such as Child Abuse Prevention Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings.

May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary).

Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.

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No

Promotion Potential

NA

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EVALUATIONS:

Qualifications

A Masters degree in social work, behavioral or social science or related discipline. Shall have a current, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice social work or marriage and family therapy or Licensed Professional Counselor, independently, and at least 2 years of direct experience in child abuse and/or domestic abuse, or maternal and/or child health OR Registered Nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing who provide nursing services as part of the NPSP shall have a current nonrestrictive U.S. nursing license to practice nursing; at least 2 years of direct experience in child abuse and/or domestic abuse, maternal and/or child health, community health, or mental health; and shall be supervised by an independent clinician.

Knowledge of the military organizational mission, lifestyle, and situation that contributes to family stress, problems, and crisis situations. Familiarity with and skill to follow Department of Defense Instructions, Secretary of the Navy Instructions, Marine Corps Orders, federal and state human services laws and procedures.

Skill to develop and maintain contacts to establish effective relationships with military leaders, civilian employees and managers, and professional points of contact in the related field to exchange information, coordinate services, discuss program problems, develop solutions, and resolve client problems.

Possess a valid driver’s license to conduct home visits. Successfully complete a criminal history background check every five years.

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GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, the Human Resources Division may obtain a Declaration of Federal Employment (OF306) or any other form specific to the position, state and local background checks and a fingerprint report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a federal investigation as specified within the position description.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

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If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

  • Stability of Federal Civilian Service

  • People with passion for doing work that matters

  • Quality of Work Life Balance

  • Competitive Pay

  • Comprehensive Benefit Packages

  • Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

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Agency contact information
TWENTY NINE PALMS MCCS
Phone

760/830-4606

Email

29palms.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org

Address

TWENTY NINE PALMS MCCS MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY SERVICES ATTN: PERSONNEL OFFICER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA USA

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All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501985400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 06/11/2018 to 06/25/2018

Salary: $26 to $28 per hour

Pay scale & grade: NF 04

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent