Helping Kansans with disabilities to live and work in our community by promoting choices, independence and a better life.
Helping Kansans with disabilities to live and work in our community by promoting choices, independence and a better life.
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Current Openings

KETCH OPEN POSITIONS POSTING

10/12/2018             Great career opportunities in a rewarding industry!    

 

Administrative Assistant – Nursing & QA:   FT, M-F 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.  The opportunity to provide clerical support in the areas of Nursing, Quality Assurance and Case Management.  Includes receptionist duties, data entry, tracking, generating reports, filing, word processing, copying and distribution of documents.  Must have experience with Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, time management, accuracy, and attention to detail.  Requires good communication, data entry and organizing skills.  Must have at least one year of administrative assistant office experience including multi-line phone and Microsoft applications  Requires HS diploma/GED, current valid driver’s license, and good driving record.  

Behavior Trainer – PACE1: (1) FT, M-F 8:15-am to 4:15pm.  Provides and arranges individualized support services which enable people with autism to participate in meaningful tasks and activities.  Assists the team to develop, implement and follow through with Person Centered Plans; ensures the rights, health and safety of all persons served in the program; and assists them in becoming integrated members of their community.  Maintains appropriate records and ensures documentation is completed and submitted as required. Requires a high school diploma/GED, current valid driver’s license and a good driving record.  Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred but not required.

Bus Driver: (3- FT, 1-PT)    M-F split shifts 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. plus 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. and  part time  M-F 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.   Bus drivers for 16 passenger buses – steady hours year round.  Responsible to transport persons served safely to/from work and medical appointments.  Requires HS diploma/GED, valid CDL, and good driving record.  DOT physical and drug and alcohol testing will be required.  Prefer previous driver experience.

Case Manager:  (1) FT position M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Targeted Case Manager gets to provide case management services to eligible persons by developing, linking, coordinating, and monitoring services, support and resources within and outside of KETCH.  Serves as a program manager for individuals on caseload and facilitates the development and implementation of the personal plan. Responsible for home visits, assisting individuals with obtaining Medicaid/SSI funds, and advocating for individuals on case load. Requires 4 ½ years verifiable direct care experience OR BA/BS plus six months direct care in a human service capacity, valid driver’s license, and good driving record.

Community Inclusion Specialist (CIS):  FT (Richmond)  M-F  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  CISs have the opportunity to empower individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities by assisting them in making choices and decisions to promote independence and productivity.  Responsibilities include planning and engaging individuals in stimulating, meaningful, & functional activities; developing and following a daily schedule of activities, therapeutic services & training; and providing training on accessing and utilizing community resources.  Requires strong communication and conflict resolution skills.  Must be creative, compassionate, energetic and able to motivate others.  Requires HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, good driving record and dependable vehicle. Must be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less.  Prior knowledge or experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred, but not required.

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) – Group homes:  DSPs have the opportunity to support and coach adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in group home settings – to increase their independence.  $9.50-10.50/hr.  Evening/weekend shifts - PT & FT positions with consistent hours.  Responsible to provide training on basic life skills - building self-esteem and assertiveness, making choices and decisions,  improving health and safety awareness, and participating in the community.  Requires high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of vehicle insurance.  Previous experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities is beneficial, but not required.   Requires strong communication skills and the ability to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight (whichever is less). Attendance at a two-week, weekday, daytime orientation required – paid training.

Environmental Services Technician:  (1FT) Full time M-F 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  Responsible for keeping KETCH properties and facilities clean and attractive – providing general cleaning of offices, work areas and restrooms.  Responsible to clean, vacuum, scrub, dust, dispose of trash, maintain adequate supplies, ensure facilities are secure, and assist with snow/ice removal as needed.  Requires working knowledge of safe and proper use of custodial equipment, materials, and chemicals. Previous janitorial experience preferred.  Must have a stable work history, be able to work independently, and be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ total body weight, whichever is less.

Life Skills Trainer: (5- ALS, 1-Osage).   FT, M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Life Skills Trainers work with individuals with severe and multiple disabilities in a day program setting providing training on basic life skills to promote as much independence as possible. Must be able to read and implement plans and goals specific to individuals. Requires assisting individuals with hygiene and providing some personal care. Skills required include strong written and oral communication skills, conflict resolution skills, creativity and organizational skills. Must be compassionate, dependable, patient, creative, energetic and be able to motivate others. Must be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less. Must have knowledge regarding the needs of individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities. Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred. Requires HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Maintenance Technician - Facilities Repairs:   FT - generally M-F 8:00 -4:30 - includes rotating on-call hours during evenings and weekends.  Responsible for up keep and repairs to KETCH facilities and residential properties. Company provides tools, vehicle for use at work, and a clean working environment. Must have general maintenance knowledge and work experience; be able to use hand tools, power tools, and light shop equipment; and have good communication skills.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less.  Requires HS diploma/GED, verifiable maintenance experience, valid driver’s license, and good driving record.

Production Aide:  (1) FT position, M-F 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.  Responsible to work in a production/assembly area on various contracts using procedures for job set-up, production scheduling, and quality control.  Track production and inventory requirements.  Responsible for proper handling/care of equipment and maintaining a safe work environment.  Requires HS diploma/GED.  Production and assembly experience preferred.

Public Relations Intern – Website Developer:  Full time/temporary - generally Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.   The Intern will have the opportunity to assist with marketing, website development, and maintaining social media sites.  Responsible for assisting with agency marketing materials, interviews, designing and layout.  Will work in cooperation with media on PR activities /events and seek out newsworthy stories and pictures.  Requires a 2-year college degree or completion of 2 years of a 4-year degree program or equivalent;  experience in creative writing, website design, and social media posting; and excellent communication skills.  Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 

KETCH is an EEO/AAP employer

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KETCH  ∎  230 S. Ida  ∎  Wichita, KS  67211  ∎  ph (316)383-8777  ∎  fx (316)383-8715

 

 

 

 

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