Social Worker (Part Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for evaluation/assessment; consultation to family and early intervention team and monitoring of development with a focus on social work services for children and family if identified as a needed support and service.  Responsible for individual compliance under Family Infant Toddler (FIT), federal and state regulations.


  1. Participate in the initial and ongoing assessment/evaluation of the child’s overall development; complete additional assessments/evaluations with a focus on social-emotional development as needed; participate and provide assessment/evaluation reports in a timely manner.
  2. Work with family to assess needs, supports and resources and to assist families in developing advocacy skills that will support them in accessing needed supports.  Use the coaching model to support the family, support their child, and provide services within the family’s routines.
  3. Refer to appropriate mental health and/or social service professionals.
  4. Provide parent training and support.
  5. Participate in Trans-Disciplinary teaming to achieve service integration by working collaboratively and consulting with other disciplines.
    • Serve as a Team Lead when identified as such on the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
    • Participate in consultation with other IFSP team members in order to promote alignment of strategies, coordinate approach to services, collaboration and co-visits with members of the team.
  6. Participate in initial/ongoing evaluation and assessments to determine child and family’s needs, recognize barriers and help to identify strategies to overcome those barriers.
  7. Maintain records of contacts with the family and child, progress towards individual outcomes, and periodic re-evaluations of progress according to FIT requirements.
  8. Maintain compliance with training requirements as identified by the NM Infant Toddler Program (FIT).
  9. Must maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, LVF Policy and state and federal law.


  • Attend agency meetings as directed.
  • Attend early intervention staff meetings as directed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Early Childhood Services.



Education Requirements

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Social Work.  Current licensure to provide Social Work in the state of NM.

Experience Requirements

  • Experience working with children 0-3 years of age preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requires current knowledge of principles and practices of Social Work.
  • Must maintain training and/or educational requirements per regulations.
  • Maintains professional leadership role for clients, families, team and community.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team.
  • English/Spanish bilingual a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely fashion
  • Requires effective oral and written communications skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

Work LocationCibola County

Send your cover letter and resume, and application to ted@lvfnm.org, or fax to (505) 865-5331 or mail application to P.O. Box 2040, Los Lunas, NM 87031 (Attn: Human Resources)

La Vida Felicidad, Inc., is an EOE/AA employer.  Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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