17 days old

Student: Caregiver

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student: Caregiver
Requisition Number SE02125
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $15.00 per hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
  • Background in Special Education, Occupational or Speech Therapy

  • Experience working with special needs children/adults.
Hours per Week

12 hours per week
Must be able to work during the summer.

Job Summary

You must be a current UK student to apply for this position.

We are looking for someone to work with our 19 year old son with severe mental disability. We would like someone who can commit at least three times a week for about 3 hours each time to train him with various self-care skills, e.g. toileting, dressing, communication, safety skills, and managing behaviors. Need to be able to briefly lift about 100lbs as he needs assistance with transferring.

Available working hours are 5:30pm-9pm weeknights, afternoons and evenings on weekends, and during school breaks.

Applicants will be required to go through state background checks, and child abuse and neglect checks. Applicants will be required to submit a resume with a cover letter describing your experience working with special needs children or adults.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • Experience working with special needs children or adults.
Deadline to Apply 03/10/2020
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.

Anticipated Start Date 03/02/2020


Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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