1+ months

Student: Support Staff (Full-time)

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Student: Support Staff (Full-time)
Requisition Number SE02563
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $10.50/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience

Knowledge of and experience in substance abuse treatment preferred.

Hours per Week

40 hours/week

Job Summary

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

Title: SUPPORT STAFF – Full-Time
Reports to: Clinical Director

Position Summary:
Support Staff provides office coverage at our facilities and monitors the safety of the participants and the property. Individual must contact appropriate staff and other relevant personnel in case of emergencies.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors clients in order to detect unusual behavior and report observations to professional staff
  • Aids clients in becoming accustomed to rights, responsibilities, and rules while residing in an agency facility
  • Organizes, supervises, and encourages client participation in agency activities.
  • Assists clinician with admissions and discharges
  • Administers medications to clients according to agency policy
  • Administers urine screens according to agency policy and documents results as required
  • Be familiar with rights, rules, and responsibilities of clients and monitor compliance
  • Performs clerical duties required in the facilities
  • Files client information in medical record
  • Performs security checks on entire facility when all clients are accounted for at night
  • Communicates all pertinent issues to other staff at the facility by means of direct communication or through the facility log
  • Collaborates with facilities department to uphold the integrity of the clients’ living conditions
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


  • High School Diploma or its equivalent, or the equivalent in experience.

  • Applicants must possess a valid state driver’s license, a good driving record and proof of insurance.
  • Must possess CPR/First/Aid certification or enroll in first available class.
Deadline to Apply 05/27/2020
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 05/11/2020


Posted: 2020-04-27 Expires: 2020-06-10

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: Support Staff (Full-time)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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