Epworth Children's Home

Epworth Children’s Home
2900 Millwood Ave
Columbia SC 29205

Early Intervention Specialist

JOB SUMMARY: The Early Intervention Specialist (EIS) provides services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who have special needs and their families in Richland and Lexington counties. Through frequent home visits and contacts, the EIS works with parents and caregivers to provide quality Family Training/Special Instruction and Service Coordination services for children ages birth to six years who have developmental delays/disabilities in natural environments in accordance with policies set forth by the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs and SCDHHS’ BabyNet through compliance with the lead agencies’ regulations laid out in the associated program and Medicaid manuals. Timely and accurate documentation, including professional reports and correspondence, is a routine part of the role of an EIS. The EIS must be able to manage her or his time effectively to meet all deadlines associated with the management of the Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) and/or Family Service Plans (FSPs) developed with each family.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Early Childhood Special Education, or a related field per the employment guidelines of the lead agencies. At least one-year experience working in an early childhood classroom or with children ages birth to six years who have disabilities, and a working knowledge of infant and child development is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Ability to work effectively in collaboration with other professionals and agencies. Must possess a valid SC driver’s license and use of personal vehicle. Full time position. May require flexibility in hours to accommodate client schedules. Must be able to pass standard background checks, including FBI Fingerprinting, SLED, DSS, Central Registry/Sex Offender, and DHHS’ Exclusions Database check, as well as pre-employment drug test and employment physical.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to the Human Resources Office:

Epworth Children’s Home
Human Resources
PO Box 50466 Columbia, South Carolina 29250

or by email to jobs@epworthsc.org