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Student: Caregiver/Life Skills Trainer (LST)

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student: Caregiver/Life Skills Trainer (LST)
Requisition Number SE02368
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $10-11/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
  • Personal or professional experience assisting adults with disabilities
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task
Hours per Week

12-40hrs/wk

Job Summary

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

Come join our team in the very important work we do providing Supported Living programs and community-based services for adults with brain injury and other neurological challenges.

As a Caregiver/Life Skills Trainer (LST), youll carry out rewarding work, seeing your impact in lives on a daily basis. LSTs provide training, assistance and supervision to clients in the areas of living skills, therapeutic recreation, and other forms of assistance in both residential and community settings. LSTs work closely with our clinical staff to support the therapeutic and behavioral plans in place.

Assist with daily activities:

  • Errands to shopping or activities
  • Transporting to medical appointments
  • Enjoying recreational outings together
  • Preparing meals
  • Assisting with medication administration
  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Facilitate working relationships between Employers and those we serve
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible

Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make we want to hear from you! Bring the right attitude, well train you for success!
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be minimum of 18 years of age
  • A caring attitude with a dedication to assisting others
  • Successful clearance of background checks, drug screen, motor vehicle report
  • Valid drivers license in good standing required for most positions
Deadline to Apply 11/21/2019
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 11/11/2019

Categories

Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-11-20

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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Student: Caregiver/Life Skills Trainer (LST)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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