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

OPEN POSITIONS WITH KETCH

3/15/2019             Great career opportunities in a rewarding industry!  

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: (2- FT)    M-F split shifts 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. plus 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.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 Managers:  (3) FT position M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Targeted Case Managers 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.

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. 

Facilities Maintenance Manager - Community Living:  Generally M-F 8a-4:30p  Management opportunity in a rewarding industry!  Manages Community Living facility maintenance and vehicle inspections in a field/working supervisor role.  Facilitates moves and maintains furniture, equipment, supplies and inventory.  Provides appropriate, timely, and ongoing communication.  Requires a HS diploma/GED, two years experience in facility maintenance, superior maintenance skills, and one year experience as a manager/supervisor in a related field.  Additional technical education or training in HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, appliances, and residential maintenance is preferred.  Must have a valid KS driver’s license with a good driving record.

Health Services Assistant:  FT position, M-F 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.  Provides support to persons served by arranging, transporting to, and following up with medical appointments.  Also responsible to provide clerical support to the nursing department.  Requires excellent organization and prioritization skills, current valid driver’s license, and good driving record.  Medical office experience preferred.

Maintenance Technician - Facilities Repairs:   (2) 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.

Maintenance Technician - Grounds:   FT position. Steady hours year round!  M-F 8:00a.m.-4:30 p.m. Responsible for providing grounds and exterior property upkeep and maintenance at all KETCH facilities and residential properties.  Responsible for following safety policies and procedures and performing duties in a cost effective and efficient manner.  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, valid driver’s license, good driving record, knowledge of mowing equipment and techniques, and geographical knowledge of the Wichita area.  Will require working in extreme weather/temperature conditions.

Production Aides:  (3) FT position, M-F 7:30 a.m. -4:00 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.

Residential Supervisor:   10th Street locations.  FT, Mon-Thurs plus alternating Sat/Sun 1:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.   A great opportunity to develop leadership skills. Responsible to orient, train, supervise and evaluate all staff on all shifts at the residential site.  Participate in program planning, daily implementation and follow-up.  Provides and oversees daily care, safety and well being of persons served.  Provides appropriate, timely, and ongoing communication.   Assures administrative tasks are completed accurately and on a timely basis.  Prefer at least two years of experience in direct services to persons with disabilities and prefer one year of supervisory and management experience.  Prefer direct experience in community living services and/or working with persons with I/DD.  Requires HS diploma or GED, good communication skills, valid KS drivers license with a good driving record, and  ability to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight (whichever is less).

Vice President of Human Resources:  Leadership opportunity carrying out the administration of the HR functions in keeping with the policies and procedures of the President and governing body.  Responsible for managing compensation, benefits, EEO, recruitment, hiring, training, evaluations, organizational relationships, conflict resolution, layoffs, terminations, and employee events.  Directly supervises HR staff.   Requires Bachelors degree in Human Resources and a minimum of five years experience in an HR management position.  Requires in-depth knowledge and work experience related to all applicable state and federal laws.  Experience with nonprofit organizations preferred.  Excellent decision-making, analytical, motivational, interpersonal and communication skills required. Must have current valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 

KETCH is an EEO/AAP employer       #CareerofCaring

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT KETCH, SEE OUR WEBSITE AT www.ketch.org

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

 

 

 

 

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