EDUCATING MINDS, EMPOWERING CHANGE

Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work

Employment Opportunities

We seek to advertise available openings of interest to social work  students and social work graduates. Jobs are posted for 60 days, unless stated  otherwise in the ad. If you would like to post job opportunities to this website, please  contact Martha Fuller with the following information included in your  email:
  • the full job description
  • title of organization and the job title
  • whether full or part-time, or seasonal/contract position
  • the eligibility requirements for the position
  • Contact information (name, address, phone, fax) so an applicant can submit their letter of interest

CURRENT LISTINGS

 

Posted 4/17/2014

Seven Counties Services

Therapeutic Aide, Job code: 9153

Supervisor's Title: Project Coordinator, Unit Manager, or comparable-level position

FLSA Status: NE

Positions Supervised: N/A  EEOC: Salary Grade: SCS11

GENERAL SUMMARY

Under general supervision, provides intensive in-home and office-based support and intervention, socialization, and therapy services to children and their families.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Works with child and family to operationalize the treatment team’s plan.
  2. Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with parents.
  3. Teaches child and family behavior management techniques and basic life skills.
  4. Assists child with normalization and socialization in order to encourage community assimilation (identification and utilization of community resources and enhancement of family’s social development).
  5. Models coping, problem-solving, and social skills, encouraging appropriate boundaries and attachment.
  6. Performs clinical services, including such therapeutic interventions as individual, family, and group therapy and collateral services, ranging from outpatient to intensive, at diverse locations, as authorized by funding sources.
  7. Serves as member of the treatment team, providing on-going assessment and feedback on services provided, progress toward treatment team’s goals, and problems and needs.
  8. Attends and participates in such other meetings as staff meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars.
  9. Collaborates with external agents including school officials, family members, and other health agencies, on client’s needs and available programs to address those needs.
  10. Completes all required time reports, service documentation, and other required paperwork, according to programmatic and funding source requirements, including co-signatures as required by Medicaid.
  11. Meets at least monthly with clinical supervisor to review every client seen that month, and ensures proper documentation of clinical supervision in client record.
  12. Meets program’s productivity standards.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

SPECIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Bachelor’s degree* in Psychology or Sociology.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Basic knowledge of assigned population (e.g., growth and development), emotional disorders, range of treatment needed, and available treatments.  Thorough knowledge of SCS policy and procedure, including response, incident/accident, and confidentiality reporting procedures.  Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites.

EXPERIENCE

Six to twelve months of child/family care experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Position requires a moderate amount of lifting, bending, stooping, etc., as would normally occur in running a household, including lifting a maximum of 100 pounds and frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  May be exposed to pests, roaches, animals, poor heat/air conditioning.  Occasional exposure to threat or bodily harm from clients or their families.

*Some incumbents/new hires may have a master’s degree in a clinical field.  Regardless of the master’s degree, the only degree that Medicaid considers is the bachelor’s, as defined above.  The clinical services of every incumbent/new hire shall be billed on the bachelor’s degree.  SCS may consider the master’s degree as relevant only for purposes of establishing a pay rate. Alternatively, SCS may need to assign the holder of a master’s degree in a clinical field to a different job classification.

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

Applicants may submit materials to:

Email Alison Howard

Posted 4/14/2014

Volunteers of America of Kentucky

Medical Case Manager

Job Description

Under direction, will be responsible for developing and monitoring a case management plan with each client; provide medical case management evaluating appropriate services for clients’ best functioning; participating in ongoing educational sessions pertaining to HIV/AIDS, community resources, and related issues; all in an effort to empower HIV+ persons and people living with AIDS to maintain quality of life.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and two years’ related experience. BSW/MSW preferred. Compassion towards people living with HIV/AIDS. Knowledge of crisis intervention, case management, and familiarity with available community resources preferred. Ability to communicate detailed information to clients and staff. Must learn and apply agency, personnel and program policies and procedures, and stipulations of the grant contract. Medical Case Manager (Care Coordinator Program) Volunteers of America of Kentucky Social Security Card required must be presented at time of hire.

**EEO-AA**

Generous sick, vacation, and leave time policy

Benefits package available

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time

Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services

Education 4 Year Degree

Experience At least 2 year(s)

Manages Others No

Industry Social Services

Required Travel Not Specified

Job ID Medical Case Manager (HCC)

Contact Information: 570 South Fourth Street, Suite 100 Louisville, KY 40202

Email Cathy D

Fax: (502) 637-8111

Posted 4/14/2014

Volunteers of America of Kentucky

Prevention Case Manager

Job Description

Under direction, works in the community (community based organizations) to identify HIV+ persons needing Prevention Case Management. HIV+ people’s bill be contacted and encouraged to participate in the program established by the grant (data collection, education regarding lower risk sex and prevention of spreading HIV).

ACTIVITIES:

1. Work with prevention specialists, care coordinators, and IOP staff to identify those clients at the highest risk for HIV infection, or those at the highest risk of further spreading HIV.

2. Provide clients with necessary information and materials to effectively prevent the further spread of HIV.

3. Help to empower clients to engage in health supporting behaviors by:

(a.) Conduct Empowerment Workshops for target population.

(b). Educating and counseling clients on safe sex and drug use practices on an ongoing basis.

(c). Providing referral to clients to meet basic needs.

(d). Helping clients to raise their sense of self in order to better utilize harm reduction Techniques.

(e). Creating and helping to connect clients to support networks that will buttress health promoting behavior.

4. Works in the community to identify target populations of the grant.

5. Prepare and post a monthly schedule of activities.

6. Provide Education Workshops & Empowerment Series in target populations.

7. Identify local organizations and people to act as gatekeepers or local referral sources for target populations.

8. Attend quarterly trainings.

9. Clinical Supervision with supervisor and group supervisions.

10. Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI committee.

Job Requirements

Applicant should have a Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field or equivalent training and experience or at least three years of direct experience. General knowledge of HIV, and HIV prevention. Skills in oral communication and interpersonal relationships. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and discretion, and to maintain and sustain confidential relationships with clients. Must learn and apply agency, personnel and program policies and procedures and stipulations of the grant contract. Social Security Card required upon hiring.

*EEO-AA**

Job Snapshot

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type Nonprofit: Social Services

Education: 4 Year Degree

Experience At least 3 year(s)

Manages Others: No

Industry: Social Services

Required Travel: Not Specified

Job ID: Prevention Case Manager

Contact Information: 570 South Fourth Street, Suite 100 Louisville, KY 40202

Email Cathy D

Fax: (502) 637-8111

Posted 4/03/2014

House of Ruth

Position Title: Housing Case Manager

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Programs

FLSA Classification: Full-time/Exempt

Overview:
House of Ruth is a nonprofit organization that provides housing, case management, children’s programs, and other support services exclusively for individuals and families with or affected by HIV/AIDS.  Our mission is to strengthen lives for those living with HIV/AIDS and family members who depend on them for financial/emotional support.  With a staff of 22 employees and nearly 300 volunteers, we serve 1,100 people annually.

Job Summary:
House of Ruth, a nonprofit HIV/AIDS services organization serving more than 1,100 men, women and children annually, seeks a Housing Case Manager.  Provides individualized case management to HIV-positive individuals and any affected immediate family/household members. Works collaboratively with other staff members to help clients achieve economic and social/emotional self-sufficiency and secure or maintain permanent housing.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum one year full-time experience working with homeless, HIV-positive, or other marginalized populations
  • Working knowledge of Metro Louisville social service systems and how to navigate them
  • Conceptual understanding of psychosocial rehabilitation and client-directed, holistic case management.
  • Flexibility and creativity in delivery of case management services
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office


Responsibilities:

  • Provides psychosocial assessment for housing clients new to House of Ruth and on an ongoing, at least annual, basis thereafter
  • Assists new clients in the process of obtaining rental subsidy
  • Assists clients in developing an individualized care plan and budget
  • Provides case management for clients through regular home visits and other contact as needed to respond to needs
  • Serves as a client advocate with third parties as needed
  • Provides resources/referrals to clients as needed
  • Maintains required client documentation and outcomes reporting information
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must have automobile with valid insurance available for work duties, mileage provided


Physical Requirements:

  • Multi-task in a sometimes stressful and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under conditions which require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, stooping, and lifting 20 pounds
  • Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with a disability, as necessary


Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to:

Lara Hurt

House of Ruth

607 E. St. Catherine St.

Louisville, KY 40203

or Lara Hurt email address .

No phone calls, please

Posted 3/27/2014

Organization: Uspiritus

Job Title: Youth Care Worker

Full time, Part time, PRN

2nd & 3rd Shift, includes every weekend and some holidays

Overview
After more than 160 years of separately serving vulnerable children, Bellewood Home for Children and Brooklawn Child & Family Services have joined hands to create Kentucky�s largest and most comprehensive care agency for at-risk and foster children and their families. Uspiritus becomes one of Kentucky�s largest non-profit agencies, serving more than 1,100 children and families with more than 300 employees and a $23 million budget. Uspiritus operates residential campuses in two Louisville-area locations and regional offices in Lexington, Bowling Green and Owensboro. As part of the Uspiritus strategic roadmap, we are dedicated to aligning our staffing needs with those we support, putting our youth first. We are also dedicated to hiring and retaining the right people in the right positions. Join us as we strive to be the �Best Youth Caring Organization in the State�.

Job Skills/Requirements
The Youth Care Worker (YCW) is responsible for providing a safe, comfortable and teaching environment to the youth we serve as we are committed to their personal success. The YCW assists our youth in the treatment programs, including residential activities. The YCW will monitor and interact with the youth during meals, while they do their chores and homework, and during free time and at bedtime. The YCW will also maintain accurate records and attend trainings and staff meetings as required. Uspiritus is the only organization in Kentucky to use the Boys Town's Psychoeducational Treatment Model. If you are interested breaking new ground and working for the premiere provider in the Commonwealth--Uspiritus is the place for you!

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree and experience in working with adolescents preferred.

The applicant must have the following abilities: To work as a team member; perform basic writing, communications, and computer skills; function as a group leader and role model in relation to troubled youth; respond appropriately to the emotional and physical needs of adolescents within a structured group setting

Education Requirements (Any)

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree

Additional Information/Benefits
Competitive salary and benefits. Minimum 21 years of age.

Positions require set schedules and working weekend shifts. (Schedules are subject to change when school is not in session: spring, summer, and winter breaks).

** You will be contacted via e-mail on the status of your application **

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, TB Testing, Abuse & Neglect Registry

Please apply:www.uspiritus.org or www.louisvilleworks.com

Posted 3/24/2014

Hillcrest Village

Jeffersonville, Indiana

Full Time Social Services Director

Hillcrest Village is an American Senior Communities building. Candidates can email Amy Rosales or call 502-438-0035.

Social Worker-Provides medically-related social services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident.

They need to have a degree in Social Work or related field.

Long Term Care experience is required.

Posted 3/24/2014

St. Joesph Children's Home

Residential Youth Worker - 2nd Shift - Full or Part time (Residential Treatment Program)

Louisville, KY


Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.

This is a Full-Time position, working 2nd Shift, Weekends.

Number of Openings for this position: 6

Job Skills/Requirements
Non-Exempt, 2nd Shift - Full or Part Time Available. Position start date April 21, 2014

Summary of Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing a therapeutic milieu ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of clients in care and the implementation of the treatment program.

Requirements: Must possess excellent organizational, communication, time management, documentation, and conflict resolution skills. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to manage multiple tasks. Must have a general knowledge of PC. A temperament to work with and care for clients with special needs. Knowledge and skills needed to address cultural differences within the organization's service population. Must be flexible and willing to work holidays, overtime, and different shifts and apartments. Must possess willingness to participate in activities on and off campus for the educational and social development of clients.

Position requires employee to implement the child caring program by providing a therapeutic milieu. Position requires employee to respond to clients' needs with fairness, objectivity, firmness, care, and concern, as well as observes behavioral and emotional climate within the group and with each individual client and respond appropriately. Supervises and assists residents in fulfilling daily expectations of treatment goals and basic needs. Teaches clients basic life skills such as housekeeping, hygiene, personal appearance, etc. Supervises clients during activities such as chores, studying, recreation, leisure activities, and bedtime routine.

All applicants for this position must be willing and physically able to perform Safe Crisis Management (SCM), a technique used to restrain or transport a client who has temporarily lost control of their behavior. St. Joseph Children's Home provides extensive training in this technique as well as many other training requirements and opportunities. Forty (40) clock hours of required staff development/training annually, including sixteen (16) hours of which must be successfully completed in Safe Crisis Management. Must implement and use the tools acquired during education sessions.

2nd shift:
$10.48 per hour

Education Requirements (Any)
– Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in a related field preferred
– High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Additional Information/Benefits

All applicants for this position must also possess a valid driver's license and an insurable driving record. An insurance driving record means no more than two minor motor vehicle convictions in the last year, or no more than three minor motor vehicle convictions in the last three years; no more than one at fault accident in the past year or more than two at fault accidents in the last three years; or, no more than one at fault accident and two minor motor vehicle convictions in the last three years. If you�ve ever been convicted of a DUI/DWI, reckless driving, driving with a suspended license, or any other major motor vehicle conviction(s) you are not eligible for employment.

Drug screen is required.


Benefits:
Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan,

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, TB Test

Follow-Up Contact Information:
Human Resources Department
2823 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Please apply online at: www.louisvilleworks.com or www.sjkids.org

Posted 3/24/2014

St. Joesph Children's Home

Therapeutic Foster Care/Adoption Therapist (full time) (Foster Care & Adoption)

Louisville, Kentucky

This job reports to the Assistant Director of Foster Care.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.

This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1

Overview
Provide clinical services including assessment, development of treatment plans, psychotherapy for children and families in the Therapeutic Foster Care/Adoption Program. Must be available for on-call rotation, and available some evenings and weekends as warranted by the needs of the caseload.

Salary:
$36,000-$40,000

MUST HAVE at least 2 years post-Master's experience conducting therapy to high-risk children, youth, and families.

Job Skills/Requirements
1. Provides clinical feedback and modeling to Foster Care Specialists through participation in treatment and program meetings and in informal consultation.
2. Prepares a detailed diagnostic assessment of each child referred in timely fashion.
3. Participates in the development of a comprehensive Individual Treatment Plan, as well as subsequent revisions of the ITP, by participation in treatment team meetings.
4. Identifies and helps coordinate community resources for children and families. If opportunity arises, will participate in professional or community child advocacy setting.
5. Remains informed of current clinical research and treatment approaches and adjusts his/her practice accordingly.
6. Provides individual and/or family psychotherapy to support the child's treatment goals and plan.
7. Participates monthly in treatment meetings and case conferences/staffings as appropriate to facilitate treatment planning for TFC/AP children.
8. Will conduct home visits with therapeutic foster families to provide support and psycho-education, monitor child and family status, provide in-home therapeutic interventions.
9. Maintains certification/licensing continuing education requirements and renewals in timely manner.
10. Offers trainings to staff on issues related to behavioral/emotional difficulties, therapy interventions, de-escalation, and other topics as identified.
11. Maintains and completes service documentation such as diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, therapy notes, court reports, letters, etc., in accordance with program policies.
12. Collaborates with external agents including CHFS, school officials, family members, physicians, health agencies, and other social service agencies.
13. Provides clinical support to the Therapeutic Foster Care/Adoption Program
14. Must be available for on-call rotation, and available evenings and weekends as warranted by the needs of the caseload.

Certification Requirements

– Certification/Licensure required

Education Requirements

– Master's Degree from an accredited university in psychology, social work, expressive therapy or another related human services field.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan,

Screening Requirements:
Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, TB Screen

Follow-Up Contact Information:
Human Resource Department
2823 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Please apply online at: www.louisvilleworks.com or www.sjkids.org

 

Posted 3/24/2014

St. Joseph Children's Home
Executive Director (Administration)
Louisville, Kentucky

This job reports to the Board of Directors.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.

This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1

Overview
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration of the agency, the policies established by the Board of Directors, staff development, and community/public relations. He/she assists the Board in fulfilling its governance function and facilitates the optimum interaction between management and the Board of Directors. The Executive Director directs the formulation of and gives leadership to the achievement of the agency's philosophy, mission, strategy, its annual objectives and goals, and insures that the philosophy of the agency is practiced throughout. Assures the agency is in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as licensing requirements and accreditation standards. Is the primary and public representative of the organization with the media, political and civic leaders, and other key stakeholders.

Job Skills/Requirements
ORGANIZATIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Supports the mission, vision, and philosophy of St. Joseph Children's Home. Sets the strategic direction of St. Joseph in conjunction with the Board of Directors and staff leadership.
2. Facilitates and complies with policies and procedures established for the agency, including all regulations. Assures that the agency consistently achieves its mission and objectives.
3. Supports all functions that attain and maintain accreditation and compliance with regulatory agencies.
4. Fosters a high level of staff morale and enthusiasm. Demonstrates strong leadership capabilities and develops the staff through appropriate coaching, effective feedback and management.
5. Actively cultivates potential donors, participates in activities and oversees the ongoing financial development of the home.
6. Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting: individual maturity, respect for others, a team-centered approach, maintenance of confidential information, and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.
7. Exhibits effective communication skills as well as strong leadership and team building skills.
8. Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency.
9. Effectively manages financial and physical resources to achieve St. Joseph's objectives. Assures that the flow of funds permits the Agency to make steady progress toward the achievement of its mission and that those funds are allocated properly to reflect present needs and future potential.
10. Reports (and if possible, provides intervention for) incidents of abuse or potential abuse involving children.
11. Participates and oversees Risk Management issues related to program areas.
12. Actively seeks input from senior staff and Board on program issues or changes to assure appropriate input and buy-in prior to implementation.

Certification Requirements
– Master's Degree in Human Services Field

Education Requirements
– Master's Degree from accredited college/University required.

Additional Information/Benefits
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Master's degree from an accredited college or university required. Accredited education must be from a field of study as defined by state licensing regulations for the agency’s licenses. Focus of studies in a human services field supplemented by five (5) years work experience in management of a human services program related to working with families and children preferred. Experience related to administering and providing services to individuals, families, and/or children preferred; management skills in addressing human resources and financial matters; and the ability to coordinate services with other community resources. Must be computer literate in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan,

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, TB Screen

Follow-Up Contact Information:
Human Resource Department
2823 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Please apply online at www.louisvilleworks.com or www.sjkids.org

Posted 3/24/14

St. Joseph Children's Home

Foster Care Specialist (Foster Care & Adoption)

Louisville, Kentucky

  • This job reports to the Director of Therapeutic Foster Care & Adoption.
  • Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.
  • This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift.
  • Number of Openings for this position: 1

Overview
Supervises transitions and supports children moving into therapeutic foster/adoptive homes. Coordinates services for children and their families (foster, adoptive, birth).

Position requires a flexible schedule, including evening availability.

Must possess excellent communication, documentation, and time management skills. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and be detail oriented. Must have a general knowledge of PC and working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office. General knowledge of mental health and social services issues.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in social sciences or related field. Experience working with foster care and adoption preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and an insurable driving record.

Salary Range: $26,000-$28,000

Job Skills/Requirements

1.Maintains regular, ongoing contact with each child on caseload, assisting them in their transition to a foster/adoptive/birth family. Contacts must include two face-to-face visits with the child one being within the home and the second individually with the child outside the home.
2.Provides consultation to, and supervision of, foster/adoptive parents on an ongoing basis. Provides at least weekly contact by phone and has two face-to-face contacts monthly with the family one of which must occur within the home.
3.Counsels the foster/adoptive family regarding plans for meeting the child's and family's needs and aids the family in finding and accessing all available community resources.
4.Initiates and maintains regular contact with other service providers involved with the child (i.e., school, therapists, social workers, medical professionals, etc.) and informs and involves other team members in the treatment planning process.
5.Participates in the monthly treatment team meeting and is responsible for completing required documentation to the Children's Review Program every 6 months.
6.Provides support and consultation to the birth family if the goal of the child is reunification, including after-care services if warranted. Counsels the family regarding plans for meeting the child's and family's needs and aids the family in finding and accessing all available community resources.
7.Responsible for assuring completion, and obtaining all required documentation by the foster family.
8.Evaluates families annually for the process of re-certification of their homes.
9.Fulfills all documentation requirements as specified by all accrediting agencies.
10.Assists foster/adoptive families in implementing the in-home strategies specified in the treatment plan.
11.Checks the foster home's locked box at each home visit to assure child's medication is locked.
12. Provides 24 hour "on call" coverage, on a rotating basis, to foster families/clients in the event of crisis situations.

Certification Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in social sciences or related field. Experience working with foster care and adoption preferred.

Education Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in social sciences or related field. Experience working with foster care and adoption preferred.

Benefits

Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan,

Screening Requirements

Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, TB Screen

Follow-Up Contact Information:

Human Resource Department

2823 Frankfort Avenue

Louisville, KY 40206
Please apply at:
louisvilleworks.com or www.sjkids.org

Posted 3/24/14
ResCare

Bingham Gardens

Louisville, KY  40216

Job Description

  • The Social Worker will coordinate and assist individuals and their guardians in the completion of 202B Hearings, Updates, and other legal issues.  · This position is responsible for coordinating Admissions, Transitions and Discharges with Interdisciplinary Teams.
  • They will support individuals, their Interdisciplinary Team and the facility in seeking, exploring, securing, and being educated on various community placement options.
  • This will include assisting Individual Support Coordinators with Individual Transition Meetings, documentation, and transition visits before and after move.
  • They will coordinate facility training on community programs, coordinate with other ICF/MR's regarding educational opportunities and work closely with Social Services to educate and share information with families/guardians regarding community supports and services.
  • They will monitor and assist in the coordination of the activities of the Concerned Parents Group and Consumer Board.
  • They will coordinate the Human Rights Committee.
  • They will monitor and may assist individuals in scheduling home visits and in corresponding with and calling their families/guardians.
  • They will monitor and may assist in providing families and guardians with information regarding services and supports the agency provides via newsletters and mailings.

Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work.
  • One or more years experience with persons with mental retardation/developmental disabilities is preferred.
  • Must adhere to the National Association of Social Worker's (NASW) Code of Ethics.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of job skills and complete orientation and training classes.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must maintain certification in CPR and Safety Care throughout employment.
  • Must be LCSW
Apply by our website:https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?LOCATION_ID=15052576731&locale=en_US&applicationName=RescareNonReqExt&SEQ=postingLocationDetails&POSTING_ID=3146686969

Posted 3/14/14
Indiana Department of Child Services
Family Case Manager


Do you want to make a difference?
The Indiana Department of Child Services is currently looking for Family Case Managers dedicated to support the agency’s mission to protect children from abuse and neglect.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university required. At least 15 semester hours or 21 quarter hours in child development; criminology; criminal justice; education; healthcare; home economics; psychology; guidance and counseling; social work; or sociology required.
The Indiana Department of Child Services is a drug free work-place. Candidates are subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should via the State of Indiana Job Bank www.in.gov/spd
Advanced Search > Job ID: 585973
Need Help?
Applicant Quick Step Guide:
http://www.in.gov/spd/files/quickstepguide.pdf
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Posted 3/13/2014

Southwest Community Ministries, Inc.

Executive Director Position

Louisville, Kentucky

This job reports to the Board of Directors. This is a Full-Time position. Overview Accomplish the goals of the Southwest Community Ministries. This includes, but is not limited to, informing and advising the Southwest Community Ministries board and committees, as well as outside committees, supervising executive staff, providing community leadership, developing programs and seeking funds. To apply submit cover letter, resume & references by Mar. 22 to Sr. Paula Kleine-Kracht , Interim Executive Director, swcm.personnel@gmail.com .

NOTE: PLEASE PUT THE WORD “Executive Director”” IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL.

Alternatively, materials may be sent via US mail to: Southwest Community Ministries, 8504 Terry Road, Louisville 40258.

Job Skills/Requirements

  • Lead four staff members and lend support to an extensive volunteer network at the Southwest Community Ministries.
  • Oversee all staff members on a daily basis, actively work with bookkeeper to maintain financial accounting methods that successfully meet and exceed routine auditing and sound financial management principles.
  • Serve as the primary representative of Southwest Community Ministries with churches, government agencies, non-profits, for-profits, and other organizations that serve the needs of members of the community.

Additional Information/Benefits

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree, advanced degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of top leadership, or 5-10 years of assistant/program leadership.
  • Strong organizational, financial, time management & multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong presentation, oral & written communication skills.
  • Compassionate approach & advocacy for low income people in the area codes being served.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, with exemplary personal & ethical standards.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, 2 weeks of paid vacation and three after 5 years of employment, ten (10) paid sick days, ten (10) paid holidays (usual days) Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check, Credit Check

Posted 3/06/2014

Path Forward of Kentucky

Flyer explaining our vision: PFK brochure (PDF)

Training classes are held monthly.  Most commonly available position:  DSP Provider Agreement (doc)


Posted 3/06/2014

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is soliciting applicants for statewide vacancies in the following classification. This is a recruitment effort to provide a broader applicant pool for vacancies that may occur in the future.  If you are interested, please apply online at the Personnel Cabinet’s website at http://personnel.ky.gov/. To be considered for these positions, you must submit an application to the Personnel Cabinet and meet the minimum requirements.

Social Service Worker I

This position provides entry level professional social work services to families and children through the assessment of client needs and the provision of social services.  Applicants must be a graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy, or a related field.

Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

If appointed to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, an employee in this classification must furnish to the appointing authority within one month of appointment documentation that he/she possesses a valid driver’s license and must maintain a valid driver’s license for the length of employment in this classification.

Starting salary:  $2,670.20 per month.

Posted 3/05/2014

Sequel Youth and Family Services

Clinician/Therapist - Lexington Academy

Program Overview: Established in 1996, Lexington Academy is a therapeutic and educational community for boys and girls, ages 12 to 19. Our 300-acre campus is located on the Englishton Park campus in Southern Indiana and is an ideal setting for a residential program. This program utilizes a cognitive behavioral model with intensive group, individual, and family counseling.  Lexington Academy offers a year-round academic program provided by the local school corporation, utilizes a peer empowerment model and family support.

Programs offered include: staff secure long-term residential treatment; sexual offender treatment; substance abuse program; independent living services; and treatment for sexually maladaptive youth.

Position Overview: Under the direction of the Clinical Director, the Clinician provides program services to students and families using professionally acceptable methods and techniques and assures a high standard of documentation that meets all necessary standards and requirements.

Job Duties Include:

  • Provides individual and group therapy as well as case management services to an assigned case load of residents.
  • Completes Comprehensive Psych Social Assessments as assigned in a timely and thorough fashion as prescribed in program policies.
  • Completes individual need Assessments as assigned, meeting content and time criteria as outlined in program policies.
  • Completes documentation requirements in accordance with program policy and procedures.
  • Position requires professional communication and liaison with parents, referral sources, and other treatment professionals.
  • This position works extensively with male and female adolescents, ages 12-19, who are diagnosed with various behavioral disorders.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate must possess a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or closely related clinical field.
  • Appropriate licensure is desirable, but not required.
  • A minimum of 1+ years therapy/counseling experience in an appropriate adolescent treatment environment is required.

Benefits Package

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance after 60 days
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending program
  • 401K after 60 days
  • 6 paid holidays
  • 18 days personal leave accrual within first year

Apply on Career Builder or send Resume to:

Carlyn.Meriwether@sequelyouthservices.com

    Posted 3/05/2014

    Centerstone

    Therapist - Home Based - Two Full time positions

    One position is in Nashville, Indiana and the other is in Martinsville, Indiana.

    Email resumes to: Angela Wood

    Job Summary:

    Centerstone, a leading mental and behavioral health services non-profit, is seeking a therapist to provide psychotherapeutic services for child/adolescent/family team. Treatment includes evaluations, treatment planning and direct services to individuals and families in a home based environment. This position requires after school and evening work hours. Regular travel in county is required.

    Requirements:

    Ability to function independently and as part of a team. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Word and Outlook) and well-developed verbal and written communication skills to utilize electronic clinical record system. Satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation required. Must be flexible, organized, and detail-oriented. Master's degree required. Licensed eligible required, licensed preferred. Competitive compensation package.

    Posted 3/04/2014

    YMCA of Greater Louisville

    Case Manager

    Branch: Safe Place Services

    STATUS: Full Time, Exempt, STARTING SALARY RANGE: $34,000-$37,000

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer you a career with a future and the chance to make a lasting difference in your community.  

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    ·    The incumbent in this position through a strength-based approach assesses and develops an individualized integrated case plan in which to provide case management for young adults, (16-22) to assist in the stabilization of healthy and safe living conditions.  Incumbent provides case management and/or coordinate the provision of counseling, mediation, short-term conflict resolution, referrals and temporary overnight placement options for 16-22 year old homeless or at risk of being homeless young adults.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Champions the program’s mission and core values and challenges young people to accept and demonstrate core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and caring.
    Develops, oversees the implementation and revision of individual case plans; assures that services provided are specified in the case plan and monitors progress toward self sufficiency goals.
    To provide immediate crisis intervention and referral services to youth and young adults (16 – 22).
    Maintains an active caseload providing interventions as needed and within area of expertise and limits of credentials; assures procurement of additional services as needed.
    Provide direct employment supportive services.
    ·    Incorporate a multidisciplinary team approach (MDT) to best meet the needs of clients.
    ·    Manages emergency situations on a 24-hour on call basis.  
    ·    Conduct weekly process-oriented groups.
    ·    Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature.
    ·    Excellent attention to detail is mandatory, as client records must be properly maintained at all times.
    ·    Manage and collaborate with community systems to facilitate linkages, referrals, crisis managnament, advocacy and follow-up with the focus on attaining goals to reach self sufficiency.
    ·    Provide support through the crisis phone line and crisis walk-in services.
    ·    Assists in transportation of youth and/or young adults.

    KNOW HOW/REQUIREMENTS:

    ·    Strong communications skills
    ·    High awareness of community resources, such as housing opportunities.
    ·    Available to work nights and weekends.
    ·    Master’s degree in social work or related field.
    ·    Minimum of 2 year experience case managing and/or counseling at-risk youth or homeless adults; prefer recent experience in crisis intervention.
    ·    Familiarity with the philosophies of Trauma Informed Care, Positive Youth Developemnt and Harm Reduction
    ·    Strong multi-tasking skills and time management.
    ·    Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office) and knowledge of web based applications.
    ·    Valid Kentucky/Indiana driver’s license.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    ·    Ability to lift 50 pounds

    BENEFITS INCLUDED:
    The YMCA of Greater Louisville maintains a strong commitment to training and professional development, and was recognized as a 2011 “Top Work Place”. As a new YMCA team member you will receive a community wide family membership upon completion of the New Employee Orientation, program discounts, and participation in the YMCA retirement fund after meeting criteria.

    SUBMIT RESUME BY:  March 07, 2014 TO:


    Rita Murphy
    Outreach Director
    Safe Place Services
    2400 Crittenden Drive
    Louisville, KY 40217
    rmurphy@ymcalouisville.org

    Equal Opportunity Employer | Metro United Way Agency