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HANDS Ongoing Home Visitor
The Woodford County Health Department is accepting applications for contractual employment for a full time HANDS Ongoing Home Visitor

General Duties include: 

  • Provides visits to eligible clients through home visitation and/or telehealth visits to
    families.

  • Work will require travel to family’s homes or within the communities served.

  • Keep accurate logs of service visits, schedules and charting, and completes paperwork
    as set forth in HANDS program policy and guidelines.

  • Provides outreach and resources for the HANDS program.

  • Conducts, plans, and schedules HANDS visits consistently in accordance with guidelines
    of the program.

  • Facilitate obtaining resources through local community agencies for families.

  • Discuss results of HANDS screenings or any developmental concerns and makes
    referrals, as appropriate.

  • Distributes HANDS resources and materials to families and community partners.

  • Promote the HANDS program at events, festivals, etc. to educate families on the
    program as well as develop partnerships to expand outreach in the community.

 

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:
High School graduate or GED.

Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.)  Must have a current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and current vehicle insurance. Must be 18 years of age.

 

Salary:  $19/hour. Negotiable with additional education and experience. Agency Benefits provided.

 

Applications for contractual employment: The following application must be completed and submitted either electronically to Christine Mattingly at christined.mattingly@ky.gov or delivered to 229 N. Main St., Versailles, KY 40383. For electronic submissions, please click “SUBMIT APPLICATION” at the end of the application once completed. Please save a copy of the completed application for your records. This position will remain open until filled.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants and employees in this classification will be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.

WCHD Application for Contractual Employment

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Project Coordinator (Full-time)

Youth Engagement Project (YEP!) is a substance use prevention program that provides engaging activities for youth during out-of-school hours to reduce risky behaviors.

SALARY: $48,750 to $58,500 per year plus benefits, salary commensurate with experience

POSITION WLL REPORT TO: YEP Executive Board and Public Health Director or designee

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in human services

EXPERIENCE: One year of experience in a supervisory or management capacity in a community health agency or youth-serving agency that would demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to implement a youth substance use prevention program.  Experience expanding outreach to diverse youth populations preferred.

DUTIES: Responsible for coordinating all activities as required for effective implementation of the YEP youth substance use prevention model in Woodford County including:

  • Planning, organizing, and directing a full range of activities that promote healthy alternatives to youth substance use.

  • Developing digital and print media campaigns to raise awareness and generate interest.

  • Maintaining social media accounts that promote healthy alternatives to drugs, alcohol, and other substances.

  • Organizing, publicizing, and hosting Parent Cafes as well as Lunch and Learn events.

  • Overseeing the creation of a diverse Youth Council.

  • ​Promoting equity and inclusion in all YEP endeavors.​

  • ​Collaborating with Woodford County Health Department, YEP steering committee,
    YEP activity providers, students, and family members, as well as WCASAP coalition members, sector representatives, and stakeholders.

  • Recruiting, training, and evaluating youth-serving Activity Providers.

  • Developing and promoting mutually beneficial relationships with other agencies.

  • Building relationships with community partners to expand the coalition.

  • Collaborating with fundraising committee.

  • Preparing quarterly reports to be presented to DFC Evaluating Team, Board of Health, ASAP Coalition

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants will be required to submit a background check as well as a drug screening.

Applications for contractual employment: The WCHD Application for Contractual Employment below must be completed and submitted electronically or delivered to 229 N. Main St., Versailles, KY 40383. For electronic submissions, please click “SUBMIT APPLICATION” at the end of the application once completed. Please save a copy of the completed application for your records. Transcripts must be submitted if post-secondary education is required. Transcripts must list the degree awarded. Equal Opportunity Employer. Please email transcripts to Cassieh.Prather@ky.gov. Position will remain open until filled.

WCHD Application for Contractual Employment

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