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Family Mentor

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Louisville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Family Mentor

Requisition Number RE34573

Working Title Family Mentor - Jefferson County

Department Name 8T110:College of Social Work

Work Location Louisville, KY

Grade Level 40

Salary Range $15.00-24.02/hour

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience 2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification Drivers License

Physical Requirements Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time; pushing, pulling, carrying objects up to 25 lbs.; performing repetitive motion tasks; regular job-related travel.

Shift Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (37.5 hrs./week). Flexible schedule as needed.

Job Summary This position is 100% grant funded and the primary work location is in Louisville, KY.

The College of Social Work Training Resource Center is seeking a Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team ( START ) Family Mentor to serve in Jefferson County. Family Mentors, in collaboration with the Department for Community Based Services ( DCBS ) social workers and START , are responsible for providing mentoring to clients receiving substance abuse treatment.

Family Mentors will serve as team members in planning, supporting and implementing strategies for prevention and building strong partnerships with community providers to help parents. Family Mentors assess client situations, capabilities, and problems to determine what services are required to meet their needs.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Customer service skills are necessary. Extensive driving is required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience Preference will be given to candidates with unique life experiences applicable to this position.

Deadline to Apply 06/29/2022

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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