Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Family Support Specialist

Macon County Health Department

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Job Title:      Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Family Support Specialist

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Social Work, Health Studies, Psychology, Nursing, or related field. Experience preferred in child, family, or community services.

Provides family support and activities to eligible families to eliminate the risk of child abuse or neglect. Must have computer experience and be able to organize and file information. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with clients, the public, and other professional personnel. Must have the ability to work with diverse community groups. Must have a dependable vehicle for use during work hours, valid Illinois Driver’s License, and appropriate auto insurance. Must be able to carry, pull, and manage a minimum of 30 pounds of equipment daily.

Salary: $49,600

Position Benefits

  • 35 hr. work week
  • 12-14 Holidays per yr. plus have your Birthday off
  • 2 weeks’ vacation after 1st year of employment
  • 1 day of sick leave accumulated monthly
  • Partial employer contribution to IMRF retirement plan
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance Dental and Vision available
  • Discounts on Verizon , AT&T and T-Mobile wireless plans
  • Gym membership discounts (Downtown Fitness, DISC) 

How to Apply

Applications can be picked up at the Macon County Health Department Front Desk at 1221 E. Condit, Decatur, Illinois, or you can go to our website, to print a copy of the application. Completed applications should be submitted to Macon County Health Department Attention: HR at 1221 E. Condit, Decatur, Illinois, 62521 or emailed to


The Macon County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.