|Job Title||Family Mentor|
|Working Title||Family Mentor – Jefferson County|
|Department Name||8T110:College of Social Work|
|Work Location||Louisville, KY|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Click here for more information about equivalencies:||http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies|
|Required Related Experience||
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.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (37.5 hrs/week). Flexible schedule as needed.
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 DCBS social workers and the Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Team (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.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities||
Customer service skills are necessary. Extensive driving is required.
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
Preference will be given to candidates with unique life experiences applicable to the position.
|Deadline to Apply||11/29/2021|
|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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