1+ months

Big Blue Family Care- Child Caregiver 2021-22

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Big Blue Family Care- Child Caregiver 2021-22
Requisition Number DU07976
Department Name 3JHRW:Work Life
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $8.00-$16.00/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
No specific education is required- all current UK students are eligible to apply.
Required Related Experience
No previous experience of paid childcare is required to apply.
Required License/Registration/Certification
No specific license, registration, or certification is required to apply.
Physical Requirements
Applicants must be able to lift (children) up to 50 lbs.
Shifts/work schedules for applicants will be determined and agreed upon by the student-caregiver and the UK family for which they are providing childcare.
Job Summary
Big Blue Family Care (BBFC) is a childcare referral network that offers current UK undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to offer occasional (part-time or full-time) care-giving (i.e. child care, pet care) to UK families. By submitting this application you are applying to become a childcare care-giver in the BBFC program. A standard background check will be completed for all applicants before they are referred to parents. 

Referrals are made on an “as needed” or “by request” basis with a UK family. 
Payment rates and type of payment is determined and agreed upon by both the UK family and the UK student-caregiver. The UK family will pay the UK student-caregiver directly. All majors are welcome to apply. Previous childcare experience is helpful.

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
Desire to care for children. Ability to problem solve, offer positive feedback and manage behavior of children. Ability to provide basic care for the children including engage in healthy play, offer meals. Ability to assist children with school work is helpful but not required. Ability to transport children to activities is desired but not required. 
Familiarity with childhood behavior is helpful.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Preferred experience for applicants is +1 year of child/youth care-giving. Previous paid or unpaid childcare related experience is desired.
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2022
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.


Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-07-17

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