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 7/24/14

Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Partnership LISW or LPCC

The Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Partnership is looking for a LISW or a LPCC. Located in Ironton, Ohio, Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Partnership is an organization of four hundred people. The position offered is a full-time position and includes a full benefits package. The salary range is about $50,000-$60,000.

For more information, contact Jim Malone at (740)646-4631 or send an email to Jim Malone.

Posted 7/23/14

AmeriCorps

Phoenix Health Center

Our AmeriCorps member position involves one year of service (September 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015) at Phoenix Health Center.

The AmeriCorps member would need to serve about 30 hours per week at our clinic in order to meet their commitment of 1,700 hours for the year. Once the AmeriCorps member reaches 1,700 hours they will receive an educational award of $5,730. In addition, our AmeriCorps member will receive a $12,100 living allowance for this year of service.

To apply, interested persons should email resume at Nolan Nelson. Interested applicants can also get more information at www.hhck.org.

Posted 7/21/2014

Build Corps

Housing Services

Site Name: Family Scholar House, Inc.

Site Address: 403 Reg Smith Circle, Louisville, KY

Site supervisor Name: Kristie Adams Site supervisor Title: VP, Programs & Services

Performance Measure connected with Housing Services activities:

1. Build Corps Members will provide housing services to 1800 economically disadvantaged and
homeless individuals.
2. Build Corps Members will provide disaster preparedness training to 800 community members. This
performance measure will be completed through team service project activities.

Please provide the following information:

The Build Corps Member will_X__, will not___ have recurring access to a vulnerable population. The
Member will have recurring access to (choose all that apply) children_X__, individuals with disabilities_X_,
individuals over the age of 60__.

The Build Corps Member will have the following background checks on file with the Build Corps
program: Sexual Predator check__X_ (all Members), __X_State/AOC (all Members), Home state (KY is not
the Member's "home state")___, FBI (only those Members with recurring access to a vulnerable
population as listed above)_X__.


Housing Services Member will be involved with the following activities:

Case Management    

65% Member will provide and coordinate Case Management services to Family Scholar House participants including connection to government and private programs and benefits to which they may be entitled, development of life skills necessary for self-sufficiency, and referral to supportive services as needed for crisis intervention.  Case Management sessions will include support for enhanced family unity, parenting and homemaking skills, personal goal setting, financial management, family health and safety information, and supportive services for crisis management. Member will provide services in person or by phone.

10%  Member will maintain knowledge of community social service resources: SNAP, TANF, Child Support, subsidized housing programs, emergency financial assistance, utility bill assistance and counseling for the benefit of Family Scholar House participants. Attend relevant trainings to acquire new skills, and enhance the case management program. Share information from trainings with other staff as applicable.

10% Member will organize informational sessions, social and recreational activities for Family Scholar House participants and families to support the goals of case management. This can include house meeting sessions, life skill workshops, enrichment programs, and other activities as needed.

10%Member will maintain accurate and up-to-date case management records and case notes on all Family Scholar House participants and families and document in database. Provide monthly reports to Vice President, Programs & Services.

5% Member will assist with financial literacy workshops and individual budgeting sessions with participants and their children.

  • Other Duties Related to the Build Corps Program (Approximately 5%-10% of Members total

time will be spent on these activities).

o Member will participate in 3-4 Build Corps Trainings throughout the program year.
o Member will participate in his/her regional team project: Disaster Preparedness Training (most Members will need to participate in more than 1 of these projects.)

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Physical Demands, Service Environment, Machines, Tools & Equipment:

Physical Demands: speaking, listening, typing, lifting objects, climbing stairs

Work Environment: Family Scholar House consists of 4 physical locations within Louisville, KY.  Three of the campuses are within a mile of each other with the additional one very close by.  All sites have a Campus Coordinator present who will assist with supervision.  Each campus also has a workspace available for case management and financial literacy activities as well as computer, phone and copier access.


Machines, Tools & Equipment:
Computer, fax, phone, copier/scanner

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for placement without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Member Signature:________________________________ Date:____/____/_____

Site Supervisor Signature:___________________________ Date:___/____/_____

Build Corps Program Director________________________ Date: ___/____/______


Posted 7/18/2014

Louisville Metro Civil Service Board (Referral Agency)

FHC Homeless Case Manager, Class Code:  263300

TYPE OF EXAMINATION:                  Open Competitive

POSITION LOCATION:                      Family Health Centers

DATE & TIME OF EXAM:                   N/A

POSITION SALARY:                           $15.50 per hour

FILING DEADLINE:                            July 31, 2014

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (These statements are intended to be illustrations of the work of this class.)

  • Conducts on-site visits to areas frequented by homeless persons to identify those in need of case management services.
  • Performs client assessments to determine physical, social and emotional needs.
  • Develops individual client service plans and documents client/worker activity.
  • Conducts home visits to clients in temporary and permanent housing.
  • Makes referrals, accompanies clients, and/or provides transportation to service providers.
  • Monitors the delivery and outcome of services provided to clients by medical facilities, social services agencies, and community resources.
  • Assists clients in obtaining medical and financial entitlements and benefits.
  • Helps clients utilize community resources, develop independent living skills, and become reintegrated into the community.
  • Provides crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Identifies gaps in homeless services and develops program plans to meet these needs.
  • Completes documentation required by appropriate funding sources.
  • Participates in staff and community meetings.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or closely related field.
  • Two years of experience working with substance abusers, the seriously mentally ill, persons in extreme poverty, or homeless persons.
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted as determined applicable by Civil Service.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Spends prolonged periods of time standing and walking over various types of inner city terrain.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid driver’s license.

Must provide own transportation.

POSITION SELECTION PROCESS: PLACE OF APPLICATION:

(As established by Chief Examiner)www.louisvilleky.gov

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: 100%

Posted 7/15/14

Ahead Human Resources Case Manager (Special Programs)

Louisville, Kentucky

This job reports to the Program Director

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.

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

Number of Openings for this position: 4

Overview
Excellent 3-year contract position.

Job Skills/Requirements

JOB TITLE: CASE MANAGER

LENGTH OF WORK WEEK: 40 HOURS/ FULL-TIME

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in the implementation of the Program by providing individual learning plans and workforce development to youth involved in the juvenile corrections system, age 16 or over; provides comprehensive evaluation and instructional programming to meet the needs of youth; facilitates mentoring program for youth; plans and coordinates programs in compliance with federal, state and local directives; and explains the purpose of specific programs to interested parties.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Plans a program of work to meet the needs and interests of the persons enrolled using local, state and federal directives.
2. Creates an Individualized Learning Plan for each participant addressing self-exploration, career planning and career exploration.
3. Provides career counseling and facilitated learning experiences to assist youth participants in reaching their desired goals or objectives.
4. Uses technology to assist and track participants, including recording detailed monthly case notes on each participant.
5. Maintains records and reports on participants and the overall program.
6. Maintains frequent contact with participants to provide assistance with career development.
7. Provides continuous evaluation of participants achievement in the program and progress with the Individualized Leaning Plan.
8. Assists with the coordination and facilitation of mentoring and restorative justice program components.
9. Promotes and explains about program for potential participants and interested persons in the community.
10. Becomes familiar with and works toward meeting program and unit goals.
11. Performs other duties as assigned by the designated supervisor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The work is primarily sedentary. It requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing. The work requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. The work at times requires bending, reaching with the ability to lift, push, or pull light weights, less than 30 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Bachelors degree
2. Experience or training in social services, counseling, and/or youth development
3. Passion for working with at-risk youth

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Masters degree
2. Demonstrated relevant job experience
3. Demonstrated successful experience in working with individuals 16 to 21 years of age

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

http://louisvilleworks.com/JobSearchDetails.aspx?JobID=166701&frame=false

Posted 7/15/14

Louisville Metro Civil Service Board (Referral AGency)

FHC Homeless Case Manager, Class Code 263300

TYPE OF EXAMINATION: Open Competitive

POSITION LOCATION: Family Health Centers

DATE & TIME OF EXAM: N/A

POSITION SALARY: $15.50 per hour

FILING DEADLINE: July 22, 2014

EXAMPLES OF WORK:(These statements are intended to be illustrations of the work of this class.)

  • Conducts on-site visits to areas frequented by homeless persons to identify those in need of case management services.
  • Performs client assessments to determine physical, social and emotional needs.
  • Develops individual client service plans and documents client/worker activity.
  • Conducts home visits to clients in temporary and permanent housing.
  • Makes referrals, accompanies clients, and/or provides transportation to service providers.
  • Monitors the delivery and outcome of services provided to clients by medical facilities, social services agencies, and community resources.
  • Assists clients in obtaining medical and financial entitlements and benefits.
  • Helps clients utilize community resources, develop independent living skills, and become reintegrated into the community.
  • Provides crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Identifies gaps in homeless services and develops program plans to meet these needs.
  • Completes documentation required by appropriate funding sources.
  • Participates in staff and community meetings.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or closely related field.
  • Two years of experience working with substance abusers, the seriously mentally ill, persons in extreme poverty, or homeless persons.
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted as determined applicable by Civil Service.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Spends prolonged periods of time standing and walking over various types of inner city terrain.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must provide own transportation.

POSITION SELECTION PROCESS: PLACE OF APPLICATION:

(As established by Chief Examiner)www.louisvilleky.gov

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE: 100%

Posted 7/14/14

Brite Pointe Inc.

Program:  Community Living Supports (CLS)

Serving: Bullitt and Jefferson Counties in Kentucky

Program management: This contractor position reports to the Executive Director.

Overview

Provide support services for individuals with disabilities in the home and/or community to enable them to live as independently as possible. The individuals receive support from Community Based Medicaid Waiver programs (SCL or Michelle P.)

We recognize each individual's strengths and abilities. Our focus is on filling the gaps, teaching new skills and helping each person to pursue lifelong opportunities in natural residential and community settings.

Skills/Requirements

Assist individuals with daily living tasks and/or routines in the home and/or community:

  • Routine household tasks and maintenance
  • Activities of daily living
  • Personal hygiene
  • Shopping
  • Money management
  • Socialization
  • Relationship building
  • Leisure choices
  • Participation in community activities
  • Therapeutic goals
  • Non-medical care

Schedules are flexible and may include some early evening and some weekend hours

Additional Information
Must have use of a car, cell phone and use a computer. Pay is based on billable hours of service and experience. Training is provided and job support is given by administrative and professional staff. Must complete required trainings.

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

Email: Tim Hall

Phone: (502) 905-7718

Fax:      (502) 277-1528

Posted 7/7/14

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Coordinator for Violence Prevention and Healthy Masculinity Programming

West Chester University of Pennsylvania is hiring a Coordinator for Violence Prevention and Healthy Masculinity Programming. You can learn more about the position on our Human Resources website.

Join a vibrant campus community who excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Student Health Services is accepting applications for the position of Coordinator for Violence Prevention and Health Masculinity Programming. Working under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Health Services, this position serves as a catalyst and resource for advancing violence prevention efforts on campus that will include a focus on gender equity and social justice. The coordinator will provide programmatic guidance and assessment for the development of strategic plans, goals and measurable objectives for comprehensive sexual misconduct, advocacy, violence prevention and healthy masculinity programs and services for the university. The coordinator trains, directs, and supervises others performing tasks associated with the delivery of programs and services, including staff, students, and peer educators. The coordinator will include a focus on programs that support healthy masculinities to encourage men to think critically about the impact gender role socialization has on their personal and academic relationships.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s preferred in Social work, Public Health, Women’s and Gender Studies, or related field with at least 2 years of experience in a higher education setting, preferably in a department/office focused on gender equity/or violence prevention.

Alicia Hahn Murphy,  Director,

Women's Center

West Chester University

www.wcupa.edu/womenscenter

Posted 6/27/14

Case Manager/Service Coordinator (Seven Counties Services, Inc.)

Location: Louisville, KY

Salary Range: $27,627 - $34,534

Description: Case Manager/Service Coordinator - Developmental Services (Family Support Services)
The following position will be working on site at Seven Counties Services, Inc., as a Laurus Strategies Resources employee.
This is a full time position, working 1st shift. Occasional work in early evenings necessary.
Relocation is not provided and travel is required within the seven county region.
This job reports to the Unit Manager.

General Summary:  The Family Supports Services team serves as the regional point of entry for persons who present with developmental disabilities in the Seven Counties service area. We provide a variety of support services, including information and referral, service coordination, short term crisis response, person center planning, linkages to community resources, and short-term emergency respite services for individuals with developmental disabilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Conducts and documents comprehensive assessment of client and/or client’s needs.
2. Participates in development of client’s service plan, consistent with assessment.
3. Arranges for delivery of needed services, as identified in assessment.
4. Assists client in accessing needed services through, for example, referrals or linkages.
5. Monitors client’s progress by making referrals, tracking client’s appointments, performing follow-up on services rendered, and performing periodic reassessments of client’s changing needs.
6. Performs advocacy activities on behalf of client (e. g., writing letters to expedite entitlement payments, encouraging client or family members to advocate on own behalf).
7. Prepares and maintains case records documenting contacts, services needed, reports, client’s progress, etc., in accordance with SCS and regulatory standards.
8. Provides case consultation (i. e., consulting with service providers/collaterals in determining client’s status and progress).
9. Communicates with supervisor about issues related to case management, resourcing, service collaboration, and development of new resources.
10. Provides psychosocial education to clients and/or family members to increase their understanding of client’s illness, physical condition, or social situation.
11. Performs crisis assistance (i. e., intervention on behalf of client, making arrangements for emergency referrals, coordinates other needed emergency services).
12. May serve as Primary Case Coordinator (PCC), with volume and complexity of PCC assignments depending on incumbent’s skill and autonomy.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or related field as approved by Medicaid, or as required by applicable funding source. (MUST be certified if degree is in social work). Completion of state-required case management/service coordination course within six months of date of employment. Good interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills. Reliable transportation for frequent travel.

EXPERIENCE
Minimum of one year’s experience in case management/service coordination or working directly with relevant client population or, with relevant master’s degree, no experience.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, etc.

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, TB test

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Please note - Seven Counties Services maintains a tobacco-free campus.

If you are interested and meet the educational and experience requirements, please email resumes to AMADDEN

No phone calls please.

 

Posted 6/27/14

Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency

Healthy Marriage and Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager

This is a full-time position.

Position Summary: The Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager will primarily be responsible for teaching weekly relationship skill-building classes.  The Healthy Marriage  And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager will also provide basic case management services to select program participants.  The position of Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager is seeking an applicant that is able to accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include working late evenings approximately one to two evenings per week.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in and complete all required program-specific trainings.
  • Lead and manage weekly Love S.M.A.R.T. classes.
  • Promote the Love S.M.A.R.T.  Program at various community events.
  • Maintain client records in a timely fashion.
  • Meet one-on-one with participants to determine eligibility.
  • Make referrals when appropriate to community partners.
  • Provide case management for program participants.
  • Intervene and provide one-on-one counseling as needed for clients.
  • Conduct participant follow-ups as needed.
  • Prepare reports and other required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Attend staff meetings and other meetings as needed.
  • Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirements: Ability to function independently and as part of a team.  Good interpersonal and listening skills.  Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Word and Outlook) and well-developed verbal and written communication skills.  Must be flexible, organized and detail-oriented.

Qualifications: Successful applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social services or related field and a relevant work history.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter by way of direct mail to:

Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency

213 Washington Street

PO Box 305

Shelbyville, KY 40065 (Attn: Ron Jackson)

OR by-way-of email to Ron Jackson

Contact Information: Please direct any questions regarding the position of Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager to Ron Jackson at (502)633-7162 or ron@mpcaa.org

 

Posted 6/26/14

Department of Corrections in California

MSWs, Psychologists, Psychiatrists needed to work in one of their facilities.

To contact about these positions: psychpubs@aol.com

Posted 6/20/14

University of Louisville

Director of Counseling Services, Job ID#: 30683

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate from an accredited university, in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, counselor education, or other closely related discipline; 5 years’ experience in a clinical or counseling setting including substantial supervision/leadership experience at college counseling center or community agency.

Summary

The Director of the University Counseling Center is responsible for the daily operation the center’s administrative and clinical functions. The Director will also provide psychological counseling services, coordinate outreach and educational workshops, develop assessment activities, and build collaborative relationships throughout the University through providing  consultation for mental health emergencies and serving on the Student Care Team.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Directs and has overall responsibility for all program area(s) and activities of the university Counseling Center including clinical services (intake; individual; couples; group; and emergency/crisis counseling; and individual assessment); outreach and consultation services, training (internship program and a practicum program); fiscal and administrative duties.
  2. Provide individual, couples, group, and crisis counseling.
  3. Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate counseling center staff.
  4. Maintain a strong relationship with academic units to ensure a vibrant student practicum and internship programs.
  5. Assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor work flow and adjust as needed to ensure efficient operation of center.
  6. Consult with faculty, students, and staff to develop innovative methods for delivery of counseling and outreach services.
  7. Develop and implement of policies and procedures to ensure efficient operation of center and effective use of resources.
  8. Develop and implement techniques for evaluating programs and activities including student usage, student learning, student satisfaction, and student retention.
  9. Establish strategic goals and objectives consistent with division and universities strategic planning process.
  10. Oversee department budget including regular monitoring of income and expenses to ensure annual budget is balanced.
  11. Oversee and maintain the integrity of the Counseling Center electronic scheduling and records system.
  12. Participates in Student Affairs activities including membership on the Student Care Team.
  13. Represents the department and the division through participation in campus meetings, committee appointments, and presentations.
  14. Create and maintain outreach and marketing materials including the department website.
  15. Prepare annual reports and maintain departmental metrics.

 

Preferred Skill Set

  1. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with office employees, administration, faculty, staff, students, employers and the general public.
  2. Strong organizational skills.
  3. Ability to supervise both professional and support staff.
  4. Ability to plan and implement policies and procedures.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be proficient at making presentations and public speaking.
  6. Experience working with diverse populations.
  7. Experience working on a college campus.

The University of Louisville

Established in 1798, the University of Louisville is classified as a Very High Research Activity Research University by the Carnegie Foundation. Enrollment is 22,500 in 13 colleges and schools; the average ACT score of entering freshmen is 25. The annual operating budget is $1.2 billion and the endowment ranks among the top 100 colleges and universities in the U.S.

Proud of its strong and diverse research communities and interdisciplinary collaboration, UofL is comprised of three campuses with state-of-the-art research facilities: the 177-acre Belknap campus near downtown Louisville; the Health Sciences Center and medical complex; and a 243-acre Shelby campus anchored by the ShelbyHurst Research and Office Park.

UofL is a vital partner in the economy of Louisville, a prosperous and culturally rich city with a population of 1 million-plus and an enviable cost of living. A top travel destination, Louisville boasts restaurant and art scenes that rival those in much larger cities.

To Apply:

Learn more and apply on line at:

http://www.higheredjobs.com/institution/details.cfm?JobCode=175908237&Title=Director%20Counseling%20Services%20%28Job%20ID%3A%2030683%29&aID=7137

For Additional Information Contact:

Dr. Michael Mardis
Dean of Students & Acting Vice President for Student Affairs

Posted 6/20/14

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities - New Albany, IN

CASA Program Director

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities in New Albany, Indiana, a social services agency with multiple different client need programs has an immediate opening for the position of CASA Program Director.  The applicant should have Bachelor’s degree in social service related field or commensurate work experience with a Masters preferred.  Have at least 2 years working with the court system; abused or neglected children; advocacy. They should possess the ability to communicate with, supervise and empower staff and volunteers to be effective in their roles. Have the knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within families in crisis relating to child abuse and neglect. They should have a commitment to St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities and State CASA’s mission, goals and standards.

If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for please email your resume and salary requirements to Leslea Townsend Cronin.

 

Posted 6/20/14

ECHO (Exploited Children's Help Organization)

Child Safety Educator

www.echo-ky.org


Part Time, 20 hours/week, no benefits
Shifts will vary and person in position will deliver safety education in schools and public venues
in Metro Council Districts 4, 5, 6, and 15.


This position is grant funded for 1 year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015.
Employment beyond June 30, 2015 is dependent on funding. This position has no benefits
and is paid bi-weekly. Hourly rate is a minimum of $11.00/hour and depends on
experience.


Residents of Metro Louisville Council District 4, 5, 6 or 15 are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to apply: Send detailed cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Jobs@ECHOKY.
org or 1500 Poplar Level Rd., Ste. 2, Louisville, KY 40217. Emailed application
materials preferred. Application materials will be accepted until July 11, 2014.


No phone calls, please.


Interviews will be scheduled as application materials are received and will start by June 23.
Expected start date is July 28, preferably sooner.


Child Safety Educator Job Description


Responsibilities Include:

  • With direction from Executive Director, execute the Transforming Communities Education Plan
  • Help identify child victims during prevention programming
  • Assist in coordinating and deliver programs at elementary, middle and high schools
  • Assist in coordinating and deliver community education
  • Educate students on body and Internet safety using ECHO’s prevention curricula
  • Educate adults on body and Internet safety using ECHO’s prevention curricula

Evaluation

  • Distribute and collect evaluation tools
  • Maintain evaluation records for prevention programming
  • Professional Training
  • Become familiar with the issue of child abuse
  • Attend professional training as determined by Executive Director
  • Become familiar with all ECHO curricula
Professional Training
  • Become familiar with the issue of child abuse
  • Attend professional training as determined by Executive Director
  • Become familiar with all ECHO curricula
Administrative Duties
  • Maintain accurate records of travel and time
  • Submit reports in a timely manner
  • Maintain all data in database
  • Other activities as direct by the Executive Director
  • Experience and Education
Requirements
  • GED/High School Diploma
  • Comfortable and competent in working with children
  • Comfortable and competent in public speaking
  • Strong problem solving skills and initiative
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills
  • Equally capable and comfortable working independently or as a team player
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Current and valid driver’s license and liability insurance
  • Able to successfully pass a criminal background check (no abuse, child maltreatment, etc.). Having any other misdemeanor or felony conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from gaining a position at ECHO. The relevancy, severity, and timing of the conviction/s will be weighed carefully, and employment decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Preferred

  • Resident of Metro Louisville Council District 4, 5, 6 or 15
  • Experience working with children ages 4-14
  • Some college, preferably education/early childhood development focus

Posted 6/19/14

Family & Children's Place

Family Therapist 1, Program Services, Grade 8, Exempt Status

Reports to:  Service Team Leader

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for providing clinical and related services to families, couples, and individuals with frequent attainment of specified goals.  This position is under the direct supervision of the agency’s Family Counseling Service.

This position supports the Agency Mission: To strengthen our community through healing the trauma of abuse, violence and neglect and promoting safe, healthy and stable families through research based services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct clinical service to a broad variety of families, children, couples, and individuals.
  • Organizes, structures, and manages a full caseload in carrying out clinical services.
  • Delivers service at a location and time appropriate for the needs of the client,including home visits and evening hours.
  • Maintains current statistical recording and case material in a clear, concise, and timely manner according to agency procedures.
  • Regularly attends and is prepared for clinical supervision.  Appropriately utilizes supervisory input to improve clinical practice and professional demeanor.
  • Participates in F&CP’s evaluation of services and peer record review process.
  • Identifies issues that affect agency clients and the community and reports tosupervisor, CQI or other appropriate F&CP structure.
  • Contacts a variety of community resources in planning and carrying out services, with or on behalf of, client families using consultation of supervisor.
  • Collaborates with other F&CP staff, particularly assigned work team, ensuring appropriate service and coordination of services.
  • Markets F&CP to community groups and within F&CP itself.
  • Provides training and education services as assigned.
  • Participates, contributes, and serves on agency and community committees and work groups as assigned.
  • Serves as on-call crisis therapist for team/organization.
  • Works toward fulfilling Agency Mission
  • Performs other duties as assigned and delegated by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience

Master’s degree in social work or related field.  Must obtain certification within four months and licensure within three years of employment with F&CP.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • An understanding of family systems theory and its application.
  • Demonstrates sound understanding of clinical theories and methods.
  • Training in family therapy with the ability to provide family counseling in a wide variety of problems.
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Must be able to appropriately respond to the cultural differences present among the organization’s service population.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands or arms, and talk or hear.  The employee may occasionally be required to stoop (bend at waist), kneel, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Normal office environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Some local travel is required for the position.  This position requires a minimum of two evenings per week.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Location: This position is located in Louisville, Kentucky

Email Resumes to: Enrica Thomas

Posted 6/17/14

Coalition for the HOmeless

Part-Time Employment

The Coalition for the Homeless is seeking a part-time hourly employee to work 20 hours per week at the Bed One-Stop call center answering phones and meeting with walk-ins seeking shelter in the Louisville emergency shelter system.  The times are 9:00 am -2:00 pm Friday through Monday each week.  There may also be the opportunity for additional hours if available when other staff are sick or on vacation other days of the week.  Applicants must have reliable transportation.  They should have a bachelor’s degree or experience working with homeless persons.  Familiarity with computer databases is also important to fulfill the job.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to:

Mary Frances Schafer

1300 S. 4th St., Ste. 250

Louisville, KY  40208

or Email Mary Schafer.

 

Posted 6/17/14

Home of The Innocents - Parent Recruiter and Trainer (Foster Care) Louisville, Kentucky

This job reports to the Director of TLC: 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

Home of the Innocents has been providing high-quality, therapeutic care to our region's most vulnerable children and families since 1880.

Job Skills/Requirements

  • Full-time; Monday-Friday; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm with some evenings and weekends and on-call responsibility.
  • Must possess a bachelors degree in psychology, social work, education, counseling or related human service field. Bachelor level staff must have a minimum of one year experience in providing services to children and families and three years training/teaching experience. Experience in marketing, public speaking and/or training is preferred. Must be a self-starter who can balance multiple responsibilities and projects at all times.
  • The primary purpose of your job position is to recruit, prepare and retain Teaching Parents in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations and to assure that the highest degree of quality client care can be maintained at all times. Duties include developing effective recruitment strategies; screening applicant Teaching Parents; overseeing/providing preparation sessions as well as on-going training sessions; programmatic development/maintenance designed to retain Teaching Parents.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in a Human Services field

Additional Information/Benefits

The Home offers a family friendly atmosphere with outstanding benefits that include an option for FREE health insurance (single coverage for employee only). Other benefits include health insurance, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan and up to 25-30 paid days off per year.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

Apply through the following website:

http://www.homeoftheinnocents.org/employment

 

Posted 6/16/14

Enrollment and Match Support Specialist

Office Address: 1519 Gardiner Lane, Suite B, Louisville, KY 40218

Overview
Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The Kentuckiana agency has over 40 years of proven success in creating and nurturing friendships between adults and children.

One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference.

Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America's youth, schools, and communities.

That's obviously true for the children we serve. But it's also true within our organization. We need talented and passionate people. We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We strive to create a friendly and effective workplace through a climate of mutual respect, challenging work, close supervisory support, autonomy, and a favorable work-life fit. We offer a flexible work schedule designed to make employees more successful at work and at home, with generous leave time, a liberal policy for new parents, including an on-site nursery for children up to four months of age, and even pet-friendly policies.

In 2010, Greater Louisville, Inc. awarded our agency the Small Business of the Year Award and the Innovation/Technology Utilization Award. Also in 2010, we received the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.

Job Skills/Requirements
The primary function of this position is to ensure that volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing Big Brothers Big Sisters' standards and practices. A high-level customer service, focusing on volunteer options and child safety, is to be demonstrated throughout the volunteer and child enrollment and matching process.

Performance Measures:
The successful incumbent will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: volunteer yield and processing time; youth yield; youth/parent processing time, customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct volunteer enrollments including: individual orientations, child safety education, interviews, and completion of any other enrollment processes. Assess the necessity of home visits and complete as indicated.
  • Conduct client enrollments including: parent/child interviews, child safety education and enrollment processes. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
  • Ensure a high-level of proficiency and skill in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
  • Review and follow-up on references as necessary to gain additional data to complete the assessment process.
  • Conduct volunteer and client reassessments/updates as indicated.
  • Identify and eliminate any barriers interfering with the completion of the enrollment process.
  • Review all enrollment information and assessments and make recommendations for participation in the program based on this information. Assess and apply factors contributing to successful match. Effectively align volunteer interests and qualifications with service options of agency. Consult with other service delivery staff and/or supervisor as appropriate.
  • Provide comprehensive assessments and match support recommendations for volunteer and child participation in the program based upon assessments of each individual volunteer. Maintain accurate and timely records for each match according to standards and utilize technology to report, synthesize and analyze data.
  • High degree of collaboration with other service delivery staff to ensure smooth transition among functions.
  • Determine matches and facilitate match meetings. Accommodate volunteer and family schedules.
  • Support Bowl For Kids Sake, Metro United Way, and other agency fundraising initiatives as necessary to maintain the growth of the agency.


Additional Information/Benefits
Minimum Bachelors degree in social services, human resources or related field

Salary: $15.00/hour, 35 hours/week

Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred. Must have car, valid driver's license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.

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

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

To apply, please contact:

Kathy George, Human Resources Manager

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, Inc.

Posted 6/16/14

Enrollment and Match Support Specialist - Oldham & Shelby Counties

Office Address: 1519 Gardiner Lane, Suite B, Louisville, KY 40218

Overview
Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The Kentuckiana agency has over 40 years of proven success in creating and nurturing friendships between adults and children.

One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference.

Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America's youth, schools, and communities.

That's obviously true for the children we serve. But it's also true within our organization. We need talented and passionate people. We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We strive to create a friendly and effective workplace through a climate of mutual respect, challenging work, close supervisory support, autonomy, and a favorable work-life fit. We offer a flexible work schedule designed to make employees more successful at work and at home, with generous leave time, a liberal policy for new parents, including an on-site nursery for children up to four months of age, and even pet-friendly policies.

In 2010, Greater Louisville, Inc. awarded our agency the Small Business of the Year Award and the Innovation/Technology Utilization Award. Also in 2010, we received the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.

Job Skills/Requirements
The primary function of this position is to ensure that volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing Big Brothers Big Sisters' standards and practices. A high-level customer service, focusing on volunteer options and child safety, is to be demonstrated throughout the volunteer and child enrollment and matching process.

Performance Measures: The successful incumbent will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: volunteer yield and processing time; youth yield; youth/parent processing time, customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct volunteer enrollments including: individual orientations, child safety education, interviews, and completion of any other enrollment processes. Assess the necessity of home visits and complete as indicated.
  • Conduct client enrollments including: parent/child interviews, child safety education and enrollment processes. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
  • Ensure a high-level of proficiency and skill in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
  • Review and follow-up on references as necessary to gain additional data to complete the assessment process.
  • Conduct volunteer and client reassessments/updates as indicated.
  • Identify and eliminate any barriers interfering with the completion of the enrollment process.
  • Review all enrollment information and assessments and make recommendations for participation in the program based on this information. Assess and apply factors contributing to successful match. Effectively align volunteer interests and qualifications with service options of agency. Consult with other service delivery staff and/or supervisor as appropriate.
  • Provide comprehensive assessments and match support recommendations for volunteer and child participation in the program based upon assessments of each individual volunteer.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records for each match according to standards and utilize technology to report, synthesize and analyze data.
  • High degree of collaboration with other service delivery staff to ensure smooth transition among functions.
  • Determine matches and facilitate match meetings. Accommodate volunteer and family schedules.
  • Support Bowl For Kids Sake, Metro United Way, and other agency fundraising initiatives as necessary to maintain the growth of the agency.


Additional Information/Benefits
Minimum Bachelors degree in social services, human resources or related field.

Salary: $15.00/hour, 35 hours/week

For this position, the successful candidate will also coordinate our high-quality, after school mentoring program. This involves creating activity curricula, managing high school mentors, teaching leadership skills, and nurturing long-lasting match relationships, while working closely with school and after- school personnel.

Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred. Must have car, valid driver's license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.

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

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

To apply, please contact:

Kathy George

Human Resources Manager

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, Inc.

Posted 6/10/14

Wayne Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky

EAP Counselor, Part Time (Contract) 25/hours per week

Submit Resume: D. Wilhelmus

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a behavioral health field and behavioral health provider license required in Kentucky.
  • Five years or equivalent EAP or mental health experience desired.
  • Strong computer and technical skill-set, including knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing to all levels of management at a professional level and maintain confidentiality and boundaries.
  • Proven experience and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team-based environment with other clinicians and professionals.
  • Chemical dependency knowledge and work experience.
  • Experience providing successful trainings, public speaking, and trauma debriefings.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide short-term, solution-focused assessment, counseling, and referral services to EAP clients. Conducts initial evaluations, develops a plan of action with the employee and/or his/her dependents which may include referrals to both clinical and community resources.  Approximately 20 counseling sessions per week.
  • Assess employee concerns that interfere with on-the-job efficiency and provides linkage to both clinical and non-clinic resources.
  • Communication with Clinical Director for training of account management duties, such as EAP employee orientation, supervisor training, on-site trainings, etc.
  • Critical Incident Stress Debrief & Crisis Intervention services for client companies.
  • Assess employees/clients for level of risk to self and/or others and makes recommendations on appropriate level of care.
  • Promote the EAP program with existing client companies through employee orientations, and participation in health and other benefit fairs.
  • Appropriately document client, and client-company, related information in a timely manner and maintains confidential client records.
  • Communicate in a positive, effective manner with all clinical and administrative support staff and seeks consultation from others when appropriate.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

      Posted 6/4/2014

      GENERAL SUMMARY The Youth Services Case Manager will be responsible for overseeing and/or providing services to targeted children/adolescents and their families.

      ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Assessment of an individual’s needs, strengths and weaknesses.

      • Schedule and Develop the Individualized Treatment Plan.

      • Linkage or referral of individuals to resources and services both within the agency and among the interagency network.

      • Monitoring the implementation of an individual’s Treatment Plan to assure services are being provided, as planned.

      • Advocacy on behalf of the individual to assure accessibility to services.

      • Meet with the client, his/her family members, caregivers and relevant others face to face to ascertain his/her strengths and needs through the home visit process.

      • Schedule and convene annual Treatment Plan and Treatment Plan updates.

      • Assure the availability of necessary educational services, request school grades and make regular contact face to face at the student’s school.

      • Participate in on-call crisis rotation.

      • Document all case management activities conducted on behalf of the client.

      • Provide behavioral support plan, development, review and modifications as directed by the Treatment Team Leader.

      • Prepare and implement family visitation plans between foster children/adults and natural family members if applicable.

      • Attend judicial review, custody reviews and court hearings when necessary.

      • Work closely with the referring entity to ensure proper case coordination.

      • Complete monthly summaries to referring entity.

      • Provide transportation to clients, natural family members when necessary.

      • Recruit foster parents and kinship caregivers and evaluate their suitability as caregivers.

      • Help foster parents and kinship caregivers effectively parent children who are not their own.

      • Work cooperatively using a team approach. • Involve the biological parents in as many decisions about their child’s day-to-day care as possible.

      • Help biological parents improve their parenting skills.

      • Provide services that respect each child and family’s cultural background, heritage and identity.

      • Help children adjust to transitions involved in separation and placement; and evaluate the impact of services provided for the child and biological family.

      QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION

      • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • The employee should have a working knowledge and understanding of culture and its function in human behavior and society. • The employee shall deliver services that are sensitive to client’s cultures.

      • The employee shall demonstrate the ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face.

      • Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.

      • Ability to work in partnership with other team members.

      • Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or other family members.

      • An ability to understand and assist with the role changes that occur in foster and kinship care.

      • A commitment to a child’s right to belong to a family.

      • A commitment to preserving, whenever possible, a child’s connection to the family of origin

      • A commitment to reunifying a child with his/her biological family, whenever possible.

      • BSW or BA in Human Service field.

      • Must have a valid driver’s license.

       

      CPR, CPI and First Aid Candidates can respond to Kelley Flannery

      or Kentucky SAFE

      500 Bellerive Blvd, Ste 100

      Nicholasville KY 40356

      Posted 6/4/2014

      Agency: Multi-Purpose Community Action

      Agency Position: Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager

      Classification: Full-time Position

      Summary: The Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager will primarily be responsible for teaching weekly relationship skill-building classes. The Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager will also provide basic case management services to select program participants. The position of Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager is seeking an applicant that is able to accommodate a flexible work schedule that may include working late evenings approximately one to two evenings per week. General Duties and

      Responsibilities:

      • Participate in and complete all required program-specific trainings.

      • Lead and manage weekly Love S.M.A.R.T. classes.

      • Promote the Love S.M.A.R.T. Program at various community events.

      • Maintain client records in a timely fashion.

      • Meet one-on-one with participants to determine eligibility.

      • Make referrals when appropriate to community partners.

      • Provide case management for program participants.

      • Intervene and provide one-on-one counseling as needed for clients.

      • Conduct participant follow-ups as needed.

      • Prepare reports and other required documentation in a timely manner.

      • Attend staff meetings and other meetings as needed.

      • Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

      Job Requirements: Ability to function independently and as part of a team. Good interpersonal and listening skills. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Word and Outlook) and well-developed verbal and written communication skills. Must be flexible, organized and detail-oriented. Qualifications: Successful applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social services or related field and a relevant work history.

      To Apply: Send resume and cover letter by way of direct mail to:

      Multi-Purpose Community Action Agency

      213 Washington Street

      PO Box 305

      Shelbyville, KY 40065

      (Attn: Ron Jackson)

      OR by-way-of email to Ron Jackson.

      Contact Information: Please direct any questions regarding the position of Healthy Marriage And Relationships Program Instructor/Case Manager to Ron Jackson at (502) 633-7162.

      Posted to Web site: 6/2/14

      Job Title: Intensive Case Manager for Women’s Reentry Program

      Catholic Charities, Diocese of Covington is seeking one individual for our Women’s Reentry program. This position is 100% (5 days- a week 40 hours) with some evening hours.

      Overall Purpose: The Intensive case manager will work with women that are incarcerated prior to release and upon release to provide the much needed stability from prison to the community. The Intensive case manager will also coordinate services with the various community agencies and link people to the most appropriate services; education and treatment options that help individuals re-enter the community.

      Educational and Experiential Criteria:

      • Bachelors in Social Work, Criminal Justice or other human service field
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication and phone skills.
      • Well organized and good time management skills
      • Able to maintain excellent professional boundaries
      • Knowledge of mental health and substance abuse issues
      • Knowledge of resources in the Northern Kentucky Area
      • Substance Free; clear criminal background check; good driving record; maintain auto insurance, and reliable transportation.

      Responsibilities:

      • Carry a case load of clients in the community and in the institutional setting.
      • Administer case management assessment and outcome measurements.
      • Conduct trauma informed care group in the prison.
      • Responsible for travel including: between KY Correctional Institution for Women, primarily Pewee Valley, as well as other state prisons and Northern Kentucky jails.
      • Engage community and client groups and routinely communicate with the staff and participants.
      • Work directly with clients prior to release to identify their needs and begin putting services into place.
      • Keep all records current and in compliance with the quality assurance program and accreditation standards.

      Salary range is $28,000-32,000 for 100% FTE. Salary is based on education and related experience.

      We offer an excellent benefit package including: 3 weeks paid vacation(adjusted upwards for longevity), 14 holidays, 10 sick days, 2 personal days, single health insurance plan, fully paid pension (tax sheltered annuity), long-term disability, life insurance, business travel mileage reimbursement and job flexibility.

      Equal Opportunity Employer

      This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards for the position.  Staff will be expected to perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

      Submit resumes and cover letter to Sbraun

      Posted to Web site: 6/2/14

      Job Title: Senior Case Manager for Women’s Reentry Program

      Catholic Charities, Diocese of Covington is seeking one individual for our Women’s Reentry program. This position is 100% (5 days- a week 40 hours) with some evening hours.

      Overall Purpose: The Senior case manager will work with women that are incarcerated prior to release and upon release to provide the much needed stability from prison to the community. The Senior case manager will also coordinate services with the various community agencies and link people to the most appropriate services; education and treatment options that help individuals re-enter the community.

      Educational and Experiential Criteria:

      • Masters preferred in Social Work, Criminal Justice or other human service field or Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years’ experience.

      • Excellent interpersonal, communication and phone skills.

      • Well organized and good time management skills

      • Able to maintain excellent professional boundaries

      • Knowledge of mental health and substance abuse issues

      • Knowledge of resources in the Northern Kentucky Area

      • Substance Free; clear criminal background check; good driving record; maintain auto insurance, and reliable transportation.

      Responsibilities:

      • Coordinate the ongoing planning team meetings, while carrying a case load.

      • Supervise the Intensive Case Manager

      • Administer case management assessment and outcome measurements.

      • Implement and monitor trauma informed care group in the prison.

      • Responsible for travel including: between KY Correctional Institution for Women, primarily Pewee Valley, as well as other state prisons and Northern Kentucky jails.

      • Engage community and client groups and routinely communicate with the staff and participants.

      • Work directly with clients prior to release to identify their needs and begin putting services into place.

      • Coordinate NKY Reentry Team meetings; including scheduling meetings and communicating with Team on regular basis.

      • Keep all records current and in compliance with the quality assurance program and accreditation standards.

      Salary range is $34,000-36,000 for 100% FTE. Salary is based on education and related experience.

      We offer an excellent benefit package including: 3 weeks paid vacation(adjusted upwards for longevity), 14 holidays, 10 sick days, 2 personal days, single health insurance plan, fully paid pension (tax sheltered annuity), long-term disability, life insurance, business travel mileage reimbursement and job flexibility.

      Equal Opportunity Employer

      This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards for the position. Staff will be expected to perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor. Submit resumes and cover letter to Sbraun

      Posted 6/2/2014

      Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana

      Posted 6/2/2014

      BLUE SKY CASE MANAGEMENT

      Blue Sky is a startup company providing case management services for the health and wellness industry that is necessary to assist adults and children diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) under the Kentucky Department of Medicaid Service

      Blue Sky is introducing a process innovation to change the methods of work for case managers to enhance the delivery of social services for this underserved market. We are seeking an exclusive Intellectual Property license for  “Mobile & Tele-Case Manager,” a  key management process innovation, which includes methods of use. We believe our IP claims are valid.

      Using this high-tech innovation in the health and wellness, Blue Sky provides an upgrade of the quality of care and quality of life for diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities, while reducing taxpayer costs and Medicaid expenses.

      The need for Blue Sky is further supported by the Kentucky Medicaid Services law changes, which require independent agencies to provide quality conflict-free case management services through Medicaid waiver funding sources, effective January 1, 2014. Currently, we are finalizing our packet to become a Medicaid provider in Summer 2014.

      With an expected 12-15 cases per case manager, Blue Sky anticipates bringing on 15 case managers per year, starting in Louisville, expanding through the state of  Kentucky; and then, we will shift to regionally to nationally.

      Blue Sky is looking for startup seed capital funding for the following: sales, marketing, and business expenses (i.e., website, technology and software, process patent, and tests for their effective execution to deliver high-tech, mobile systems.

      The president and CEO, Joseph MacDonald, is a retired military officer and has been working with entrepreneurial companies for a long number of years in a consultative role.  He is experienced in business development, customer development, product-market fitness, and investor relations.

      Additionally, Blue Sky attracted the talents of four co-founders with the collective experience of more than 30 years, who bring an estimated 50 clients for this startup enterprise in Summer of 2014.

      Joseph can be reached at 520-360-3900 or jmacdonaldaz@icloud.com.

       

      Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Louisville

      SVDP CASE MANAGER – Ozanam Inn

      Reports to: Ozanam Inn Program Manager

      Classification: Full Time Exempt

      If Interested in this position, send resume via email to Kay Bennett:K. BennettNo phone calls please!

      Position Summary:

      Position involves having knowledge of and experience working with homeless, chemical dependency, unemployed, mental illness, community resources and delivery of direct services to individual clients.  Possess good organizational and clerical skills and be attentive to detail.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      1. Provide case management services to assigned clients, including ability to make assessments, prepare individualized service plans and provide appropriate treatment
      2. Ability to maintain accurate, current records and prepare clear and concise reports from them
      3. Ensure each client is compliant with the case management service plan and program rules
      4. Meet weekly or bi-weekly with participants to monitor progress
      5. Assist in the daily operation and activities of the facility including attending all staff meetings, trainings and case reviews, when necessary
      6. Perform outreach activities with emergency overnight shelter guests to engage them into case management services and other SVDP programs
      7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with the agency, the Coalition for the Homeless, Veterans Administration, and other agencies for resource development and referrals for the benefit of the clients and the program
      8. Coordinate and/or teach two education classes per week facilitating recovery from mental health and substance abuse conditions
      9. Assist with the coordination and offering of Life Skills education experiences for all SVDP clients
      10. Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
      11. Participate in disaster evacuations and fire drill when circumstances warrant
      12. Maintain prompt and regular attendance
      13. Provides crisis intervention for clients residing in the facility
      14. Plan/organize work efficiently and perform related work as assigned
      15. Work cooperatively with all SVDP staff to improve the program and advise the Program Manager of issues related to and affecting the program
      16. Ability to work harmoniously with other staff, residents and volunteers
      17. Supervise the Program Aide staff to ensure satisfactory performance; complete annual performance reviews of all program aides
      18. Ensure the facility has staff coverage at all times including nights, weekends and holidays; maintain weekly staff schedule; receive emergency phone calls with issues involving staff coverage and covering shifts in emergency situations and as necessary
      19. Address staff issues as they arise and prepare clear and concise documentation of action taken
      20. Assist Program Manager in the interview process for new program aides, as necessary
      21. Other duties as assigned through appropriate channels of supervision

      Qualification Requirements:

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform the essential functions.

      SUPERVISION: Supervises Ozanam Inn Program Aide staff

      EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in human services field from an accredited college or university.  Two to three years of experience is preferred.

      LANGUAGE SKILLS:

      • Ability to read, analyze and interpret human services periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
      • Ability to write reports, business correspondence.
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

      PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand finger, and reach with hands and arms.  Must be able to climb stairs.

      The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to ten pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

      Requirements listed are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. This position description is not mean to imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by the supervisor.

      Benefits:

      Life/ADD Insurance - ST Disability - LT Disability - Medical - Dental - Vision - 401(k) - 10  Paid Holidays - PTO (15 days/annual)

      St. Vincent de Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      Posted 5/08/2014

      Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Louisville

      CASE MANAGER – Scattered-Site Permanent Housing Programs

      Reports to:   Program Manager

      Classification:   Full Time Non-Exempt

      If Interested in this position, send resume via email to Kay Bennett:KBennettNo phone calls please!

      Position Summary

      The Case Manager is responsible for supporting program components and facilitating services to best address the needs of homeless individuals and families in St. Vincent de Paul’s Scattered Site Housing Programs.

      Position involves having knowledge of and experience working with homeless individuals and families, chemical dependency, unemployed, mental illness, community resources and delivery of direct services to individual clients.  Possess good organizational and clerical skills and be attentive to detail.

      Primary Job Functions and Responsibilities

      • Develop and execute client service plans for designated individuals and families including both parent/guardian and children.
      • Facilitate communication between individuals and families and partner agencies, community service providers, schools, healthcare providers, and government and other related entities to ensure service delivery.
      • Assist in the management of daily operations of the SVDP Scattered Site housing programs to ensure optimized program service delivery.
      • Maintain and advance professional knowledge/skills with the guidance of the Program Manager in order to drive continuous improvement in program effectiveness as measured by client progress.
      • Provide Program Manager with assistance in the execution of programs, policies, reports and procedures related to the provision of services to the public.
      • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned.
      • Provide case management services to assigned clients, including ability to make assessments, prepare individualized service plans and provide appropriate treatment
      • Ability to maintain accurate, current records and prepare clear and concise reports from them
      • Ensure each client is compliant with the case management service plan and program rules
      • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
      • Maintain prompt and regular attendance
      • Provides crisis intervention for clients
      • Plan/organize work efficiently and perform related work as assigned
      • Work cooperatively with all SVDP staff to improve the program and advise the Program Manager of issues related to and affecting the program

      Secondary Job Functions and Responsibilities:

      • Collaborate with Program Manager in coordinating educational and skill development opportunities/programs for each individuals and family to maximize positive outcomes.
      • Assist Program Manager in identifying and building community partnerships to optimize effective and efficient delivery of services for each household.
      • Work with the Program Manager in identifying opportunities for volunteer involvement.

      Job Requirements:

      • Demonstrated leadership qualities and project management skills.
      • Knowledge of the principles, philosophies, procedures, techniques and standards to optimize individual, family and youth case management practice.
      • Demonstrated ability to:
      • ▪      Analyze complex social problems and develop effective solutions.

        ▪      Effectively organize complex tasks and execute a project management plan to completion.

        ▪      Interpret and apply a variety of legal requirements and policy standards.

        ▪      Maintain cooperative relations with community groups and other public and private agencies.

        ▪      Speak effectively and provide clear and concise written reports.

      • Excellent organizational skills including planning, budgeting and computer skills.

      Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience.
      • Relevant work experience with individuals, families and children in a social work environment or related field including individual/family counseling, community organization, education or youth advocacy.
      • Experience in a project management role.

       

      Language Skills

      • Ability to read, analyze and interpret human services periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
      • Ability to write reports, business correspondence.
      • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

       

      Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand finger, and reach with hands and arms.  Must be able to climb stairs.

      The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to ten pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

      Benefits:

      Life/ADD Insurance - ST Disability - LT Disability - Medical - Dental - Vision - 401(k) - 10  Paid Holidays -PTO (15 days/annual)

      St. Vincent de Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer