1+ months

Targeted Assessment Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Targeted Assessment Specialist
Requisition Number RE21012
Working Title Muhlenberg County TAS
Work Location Greenville, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $19.94-31.91/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Repetitive motion.
Job-related travel.


Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 pm. (40 hours/week)

Job Summary

Job located in Greenville, KY (Muhlenberg County).

The Targeted Assessment Specialist (TAS) is a UK employee who will work full-time at the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) office in Greenville, KY to: 1) conduct assessment interviews with DCBS clients in the areas of mental health, substance use, intimate partner violence, and learning problems; 2) provide intensive pre-treatment and case management services; 3) facilitate referrals to appropriate services/agencies, and 4) provide follow-up services. The TAS will also: provide consultation; collaborate effectively with multiple service systems; and be responsible for documentation, reports and entry of information into the programs database.

Frequent travel in Muhlenberg County and the region is required. The TAS provides non-traditional community based services such as home visits and participant transportation to services. The UK Targeted Assessment Program (TAP) is an innovative, trauma-informed, strengths based program designed to identify and address barriers to self-sufficiency and safety among low-income parents.

TAP is sponsored by the KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services and supported with Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) funds.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows, Excel, entering data into a web-based system.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Masters degree plus three or more years of related direct service experience in Social Work and/or Counseling/Case management preferred.

Deadline to Apply 02/02/2020
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.


Posted: 2019-12-13 Expires: 2020-02-12

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