Kentucky United Methodist Home, Jobs, Volunteers, Fair

Updated 6/27/2018

The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KyUMH) is seeking passionate, mission-driven individuals interested in life-changing work.

Our goal is to help our clients find healing and build a brighter future through professional therapeutic interventions. We believe every child is an individual of worth, entitled to God's gift of wholeness of life.



MEDICAL COORDINATOR/CAMPUS NURSE

OWENSBORO CAMPUS

The Medical Coordinator/Campus Nurse has the overall responsibility for the provision of client health care services on campus. The Medical Coordinator/Campus Nurse assures youth care staff receive appropriate and applicable knowledge/training to adequately assist in delivering the highest quality of care.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides training to staff on issues related to health care and medication.
  • Provides staff with licensing information to meet standards.
  • Responds to traumatized clients and supports a trauma-informed care system.
  • Completes initial health history screening of clients.
  • Assures appropriate medical attention is received by all clients.
  • Identifies needed appointments for medical, dental and eye exams.
  • Maintains current immunization status, annual examinations and annual Tb testing for clients.
  • Assures campus is equipped with necessary first aid and medical supplies.
  • On-call responsibilities.

Job Requirements

  • LPN or RN license
  • Must have at least one year of previous experience with current KY state LPN or RN license.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Successful completion of a thorough background check and pre-employment drug test.
  • Must be able to be certified in Safe Crisis Management (training provided by agency), CPR and First Aid Training.

To Apply:

Email: Send your letter of interest, resume and application to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail: Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356


INDEPENDENT LIVING YOUTH COUNSELORS

LEXINGTON APARTMENTS

We are seeking qualified candidates for Permanent Part-Time Weekend Youth Counselors for the Independent Living Program in Lexington for all shifts. Youth Counselors provide direct care and supervision for the youth. Dependable, self-motivated persons are highly desired. Must be 21 years of age. Minimum qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field or high school diploma or GED with 1 year experience working with at-risk youth or other social services field, a valid Kentucky Driver's License and must submit to extensive background.

To find out more, read our job descriptions.

To apply, download an application, complete a brief prescreen questionnaire and send your application and/or resume to HumanResources@kyumh.org. To apply through CareerBuilder, visit careerbuilder.com.

INDEPENDENT LIVING CASE MANAGER

LEXINGTON APARTMENTS

The Safe Haven Independent Living Case Manager is responsible for the implementation of the Independent Living Program, and supervision of residents in the program. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Can support the Home’s mission which states: We serve Christ by providing for the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of children and families.
  • Assesses housing, inspects youth apartments per policy to assure agency standards as well as all monitoring agencies standards are in compliance. Serves as liaison with landlords as needed.
  • Collaborates with youth and other independent living staff in the development and implementation of the residents Comprehensive Independent Living Plan.
  • Consults with the Youth Counselors, Safe Haven Coordinator, Youth Services Coordinator, and Team Leader regarding youth’s progress in the development of independent living skills.
  • Maintains case management responsibilities per policy.
  • Meets a minimum of weekly with youth in the independent living program to provide individual instructions and review progress in the program. Meets daily with youth in IL that are 17 and younger.
  • Assists with independent living groups monthly.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to social service agencies to provide collaborative services, education, and training for residents in the areas of independent living.
  • Assists youth in obtaining employment within the community. Provides residents with job skills through job coaching and assessing job performance. Acts as a liaison between KYUMH and employers of the youth.
  • Responsible for assisting the youth will meal planning and grocery shopping per policy.
  • Assists residents in reviewing options for higher education, completing applications and financial aid forms.
  • Meets monthly with Safe Haven Program Coordinator for supervision.
  • Completes and submits case management notes weekly and 1294’s monthly. Completes and submits other required paperwork per policy.
  • Uses techniques that are approved by KYUMH IL Program to manage youth’s behavior.
  • Attends meetings and in-service training as required per policy.
  • Assist in on call crisis rotation at the Safe Haven Independent Living Program at least one week out of the month as specified by supervisor.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully performs the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • BA degree in human service field.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 21 years of age.
  • Is trained in CPR, First Aid. Remains current.
  • Reliable transportation for extensive travel.

To Apply:

Email: Send your letter of interest, resume and application to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail: Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356


YOUTH CARE WORKER

NICHOLASVILLE AND OWENSBORO CAMPUSES

A Youth Care Worker provides nurturing, therapeutic support and supervision of our children and youth throughout the course of all daily activities and responsibilities.

We are currently hiring for both full-time, part-time and substitute positions.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Teaching appropriate behavior.
  • Acting as a positive role model (i.e. appropriate language, dress and social skills).
  • Creating and participating in recreational activities.
  • Supporting treatment plan implementation.
  • Providing knowledge to improve life skills.
  • Assuming responsibility for a variety of campus activities, including but not limited to: driving a campus vehicle, transporting clients, preparing clients for visits, clothing or supply shopping.
  • Willing and capable of physically managing children when they are a danger to themselves or others (training will be provided).
  • Encouraging a safe and healthy lifestyle (i.e. meal preparation, routine chore supervision, laundry, minor maintenance or cleaning tasks).

Job Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications include a High School Diploma or GED.
  • A valid Kentucky Driver’s License.
  • Must submit to extensive background investigations.
  • Must submit to drug test.
  • Must be able to perform Safe Crisis Management skills (training provided).
  • Must be trained in CPR/First Aid (training provided).

To find out more, read the full job description.

To Apply:

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Careerbuilder: Nicholasville or Owensboro

Email: Send your resume and application to HumanResources@kyumh.org

Mail: Send your resume and application to:

Human Resources Office
1115 Ashgrove Road
Nicholasville, KY 40356