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Student: Direct Support Professional

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Student: Direct Support Professional
Requisition Number SE02689
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $13/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
Hours per Week

Hiring part-time and full-time positions.
Up to 40 hours per week.

Job Summary

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

Join us in transforming peoples’ lives and their communities we are a one of a kind, non-profit Christian ministry designed to assist and provide participants with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity for independence, freedom of choice, the right to exercise faith, and community inclusion.

About This Career Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional. In this position, you will play a vital role in serving our clients with intellectual and/ or developmental disabilities to ensure they can be as independent as they can be!

Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility and impact. Most members of our Administrative Team began as Direct Support Professionals. We promote primarily from within.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Required Skills

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school degree/GED
  • Valid driver’s license (in most cases)
  • Ability to work in home-like settings
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
  • Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time
Deadline to Apply 09/26/2020
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 09/01/2020

Categories

Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-09-30

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: Direct Support Professional

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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