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Job Openings For Social Work Students and Alumni


Many WKU Social Work graduates land a job during their field placement. When that is not the case for alumni wishing to pursue new job opportunities, we have your back! The department supports all social workers in finding the best job fit possible.  One of the ways that can happen is through social networks. 


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Full-time

The Department of Social Work at WKU is seeking applicants for a tenure track eligible associate professor (9-month faculty appointment with an additional month of administrative work) beginning July 1, 2022. Requirements include:

  • A Ph.D. or DSW in social work or a related field
  • A master's in social work or social welfare from a CSWE accredited program
  • At least two years of post-master's social work practice experience
  • At least one year of higher education coordinator experience
  • CSWE Accreditation self-study writing experience
  • At least five years of full-time social work teaching experience

Full-time

The Office Associate position performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties of a difficult nature that may require a higher level degree of initiative, accuracy, judgment and knowledge as necessary to support the administrative operations of an academic or non-academic department/unit. This is a temporary position. Continuation is dependent upon funding/need. Requirements include:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent,  plus 2 years related experience

 


Licensed Positions

 

Full-time

Bellewood & Brooklawn is looking to hire qualified therapists and case managers. Requirements for therapists: 

  • Provisionally licensed with an LPA, LPCA, CSW, MFT or LPATA

or

  • Independently licensed as an LPCC, LCSW, LMFT, or LPAT.

Requirements for case managers:

  • BSW or bachelor's in a closely related field
  • experience working with families

Full-time

Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY is currently accepting applications for a Social Worker position.

Social Worker requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field
  • KY certification/licensure as a Certified Social Worker (CSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA)
  • Must possess knowledge and skills in providing individual, group and family psychotherapy with a minimum of 1 year of clinical experience

Full-time

Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital is currently taking applications for  a Child and Adolescent Therapist positon!

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or related field from an accredited university. Certification by the respective Commonwealth of Kentucky Professional Board.  Certified Social Workers must have a contract with an LCSW Supervisor approved by the Board before employment may begin.
  • Two years in psychiatry is preferred. A thorough knowledge of emotional disturbances, current DSM diagnosis, and a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches is required. Intervention techniques in working with families and patients as well as regulatory requirements and Kentucky laws.

Full-time

HOPE Family Health is currently accepting applications for a Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist.

Qualifications

  • A. Master's degree in Social Work or PhD in Clinical Psychology or Marriage and Family  Counseling and Mental Health Counseling

 

Full-time

The UofL Health Trauma Institute in Louisville, KY is currently accepting applications for a Trauma Program Social Worker.

 

Qualifications

  • Master of Social Work (MSW or MSSW) is required. State of Kentucky license is preferred. Additional counseling training is preferred

 

  • CSW required
  • Hospital or healthcare social work experience preferred

Full-time

Humana is hiring for masters level licensed clinicians in various positions including Care Management and Utilization management behavioral health (most are work at home jobs but may require a day or two throughout the year to meet in Louisville). 

Full-time

UofL Health- UofL Hospital is looking to hire an Addiction Program Social Worker. This position is Monday through Friday, 8AM-4PM. Qualifications:

  • CSW or LCSW

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Lynde Revert, LCSW at 502-768-1352 or lynde.revert@uoflhealth.org

 

Full-time

Northern Light Health Acadia Hospital is currently accepting applications for PSYCHIATRIC CLINICIAN I/ LMSW-CC, LCPC-C, LMFT and is offering *UP TO $15K SIGN ON!* We have school based positions available at various locations. https://www.northernlighthealth.org/careers Search Job ID 3827 or 4150.

Full-time

Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY is currently accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Coordinator position.

Behavioral Health Coordinator requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university 
  • Licensure and Certification in Social Work (LCSW) in the state of Kentucky
  • Minimum of five years in an inpatient or outpatient setting

 

 

Full-time

Sunrise Children's Services is currently accepting applications for a licensed Foster Care Therapist!
 
Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in counseling or related field required
  • LIP preferred with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a mental health related setting working with families and children but an associate licensure will be accepted if three years of experience in a mental health related setting working with families and children is documented
 

Full-time

Angel Arms Counseling & Outreach is currently accepting applications for a Mental Health Therapist.

Qualifications

  • Master's required
  • CSW (or want to get one), LPCC, LCSW or LMFT, LPCA (Required)

 

Full-time

Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital is currently accepting applications for a Licensed Mental Health Professional.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree (or equivalent experience) in Social Work required
  • TN LMSW license required or must be obtained within six months of hire (Required)

Full-time

The Medical Center at Scottsville in Scottsville, Kentucky is currently accepting applications for a full-time Licensed Social Worker position.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work required
  • Previous Social Work experience preferred
  • Must be a Licensed Kentucky Social Worker within 6 months of hire or placement
 

Full-time

Sensible Psychiatric Services in Louisville, KY is currently accepting applications for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker position.

 

Qualifications

  • Master's in Social Work
  • Licensed by the Commonwealth of KY preferred
Mental and Behavioral Health Therapist

Full-time

Butler County Schools is looking for a LCSW for the district.

If anyone is interested, please contact Myra Swift (work:  270-526-5624)

cell:  (270-999-8207).

 

Children's Mental Health Therapist

Full-time

Oaks Behavioral Health of Glasgow, KY is hiring a licensed or associate level mental health therapist

Qualifications:

  • A LPCA, LPCC, LCSW, CSW, or LMFT

Benefits:

  • student loan forgiveness through NHSC
  • health, life, vision, dental insurance
  • free clinical supervision
  • paid time off
  • flexible scheduling

Email resumes to Ctlmathews@gmail.com

 

 

Master's in Social Work

Full-time

HANDS in Lexington, KY is currently accepting applications for a Social Worker position.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in social work or related field and a minimum of 1 year of experience performing case management services, or Master's degree in social work or related field with no experience

 

Full- time

Hope Harbor, Inc.: A Sexual Trauma Recovery Center is hiring a full time Clinical Therapist (40 hours/week) to provide trauma informed crisis intervention and therapy for adult and child survivors of sexual assault and abuse. A Master's degree in psychology, social work, or other mental health counseling discipline
License to practice in the state of Kentucky
Excellent organization and public speaking skills
Must be willing to travel within Barren River Area Development District
Available for periodic on-call shifts after business hours and some weekends
Pay: $38,850.00 $47,840.00 per year
 

Full-time

Responsible for tracking of all inquiry calls, completion of initial assessment to determine level of care, insurance pre-certification, and following the patient to the appropriate disposition in consultation with the Medical Director or his designee. Requirements include:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or related field or Master’s Degree in Social Work with certification. Can also be a registered nurse with Kentucky License.
  • Five years experience and knowledge in the area of mental health.
  • Knowledge of assessment and crisis intervention, telephone and communication skills.

Part-time

Scottsville Counseling Center is currently accepting applications for a part-time Mental Health Therapist.

Qualifications

  • Master's required
  • 1 year experience in mental health experience preferred

Full-time

The Education & Workforce Development Cabinet in Frankfort, KY is currently accepting applications for a Vocational Rehab Administrator position.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • 5 years related experience
Agency Social Worker, Horizon Pace

Full-time

Horizon Pace in Bowling Green, KY is currently accepting applications for an Agency Social Worker position.

 

If interested, contact Danielle at (270) 282-5625

Full-time

Extension agents are community-based professionals of Kentucky State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Family Consumer Sciences Extension agents develop, conduct and deliver educational programs based on locally identified needs, which lead to improved quality of life for children and families.

 

Full-time

Responsible for providing quality services to our clients in the form of mental health therapy for children who are experiencing mental illness or behavior problems.  Services are provided primarily in school settings during the school year. Flexible hours are necessary.  Requirements include:

  • Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, or a mental health related field with certification or licensure eligibility.
  • Experience working with children with severe emotional disturbances is preferred.

Full-time

Bridges of Kentucky, Inc is currently accepting applications for a Behavioral Consultant.

Qualifications

  • Master's degree or higher in psychology, special education, social work, counseling, or applied behavior analysis

Full-time

KVC Kentucky is currently accepting applications for various positions. 
Essential Wellness, LMSW or LCSW

Full-time

Essential Wellness is currently accepting applications for a virtual position. 

Qualifications

  • Licensed in KY
  • Master's Degree
  • LMSW or LCSW

Does not charge for supervising hours.

 

Contact Kizer if interested at (929) 334 - 1697

Full-time

AudubonArea in Owensboro, KY is currently accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Specialist.

 

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, or Family and Child therapy is required
  • License to practice clinical discipline by the state of Kentucky required

 

Hiring in various positions 

Join the team at Family Enrichment Center, Inc.! Learn more about the various job openings being offered by viewing the flyers attached at the top of this posting or by visiting the Family Enrichment Center website.

Full-time

Catholic Charities of TN is hiring a resource navigator in the Wilson/Sumner county area. This position works closely with families to assist with accessing housing, transportation, childcare, and health and wellbeing support

Qualifications:

  • MSW or a Master's in a related field
  • BSW or a Bachelor's in a related field plus at least two years of experience

Full-time

Catholic Charities of TN is hiring a family coach for Lebanon, TN. A family coach works directly with participants in a collaborative process to help identify and achieve children, caregiver, and family goals.

Qualifications:

  • MSW or a Master's in a related field
  • BSW or a Bachelor's in a related field plus at least two years of experience

 

 

 

Bachelor's in Social Work

Full-time

Hamilton County Job & Family Services is currently hiring for various positions! Please follow the link to their job page to learn more about these opportunities. 

Full-time

Lincoln Trail Area Development District is currently accepting applications for a case manager position.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, RN, or a field relevant to the Aging and Independent Living population
  • Applicants with Bachelor’s Degree in other fields must have two years of experience working with the appropriate populations

Full-time

Hope Harbor is currently accepting applications for a Service Coordinator position!

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology or Human Services Area required
  • 2 years of experience in a related field
Assistant Ombudsman

Part-time

Kentucky Legal Aid is a non-profit law firm currently accepting applications for a part-time Assistant Ombudsman for their Bowling Green office.

Qualifications 

  •  Social Work experience preferred
  • Salary commensurate with experience. Social Work experience preferred

Duties

  • Assisting the District Ombudsman in performing quarterly nursing home visits, investigate and resolve resident complaints, prepare and facilitate resident rights trainings, recruit and train volunteers, assist with program fundraising and special events
  • This position will require frequent daily travel in the 10 county BRADD area; reliable transportation is required.

If interested, resume and cover letter can be sent to Tina Cantrell, Director of Administration, KENTUCKY LEGAL AID, 1700 Destiny Lane, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104 or by email to tcantrell@klaid.org.

Full-time

South Warren Middle School is currently accepting applications for a full-time Program Coordinator position. 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, or related field, required. 
  • Experience in working with low income families and children.  

 

Hiring in various positions

Hiring positions in: Academic Instructor #36729
Advanced Welding Instructor #36373, Career Counselor #36541,
Career Transition Readiness Specialist #36371, Career Transition Specialist #36374, Cook #36730, Cook Helper #36372, Day Residential Advisor #36756, Driver #36732, Drivers Ed Instructor #36727, Evening Study, Specialist # 36627, Lifeguard #36728, Mail Clerk #36754, Maintenance Helper #36731, Maintenance Mechanic #36052, Manager, Residential Living #36388, Recreation Advisor #36428, Recreation Advisor Part Time- 36237 , Residential Advisor #36734, Security Officer #36574, Sr. Residential Advisor #36252, Substance Abuse Counselor- 34 hours per week #36626, Welding Instructor #36733

Full-time

The Admissions Call Specialist (Assessment and Referral Coordinator) is responsible for  coordinating aspects of the admissions process.  This includes but is not limited to efficient and effective handling of inquiry calls, processing of referrals for possible admission, knowledge of and communication with referral sources and customers who present for assessment. 

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, mental health, or a related field preferred
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a human service, social service, psychiatric, or mental health setting, performing administrative duties, crisis intervention, telephonic triage and inquiries, and customer service

Full-time

The Four Rivers Regional Prevention Center is seeking a full time (40 hours per week) substance misuse prevention specialist to work with youth and other youth serving agencies. The position covers the nine most Western counties in Kentucky and is made possible through the Kentucky State Opioid Response Effort. Must have reliable transportation to travel around throughout the counties.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a graduate degree in education, a behavioral health discipline, or public health or a bachelor’s degree and experience that qualifies for third-party recognition.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of substance abuse related issues; other behavioral health working knowledge preferred.
Targeted Case Manager

Full-time

Angel Arms Counseling & Outreach is currently accepting applications for a Targeted Case Manager.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's required
  • 1 year experience in mental health/healthcare

If interested, resumes can be emailed to angelarmscounseling@gmail.com and arielleeaac@gmail.com

Mentor

Part-time

Angel Arms Counseling & Outreach is currently accepting applications for 2 mentor positions.

Qualifications

  • No bachelors required
  • 1 year experience in mental health/healthcare

If interested, resumes can be emailed to arielleeaac@gmail.com and angelarmscounseling@gmail.com 

Full-time

KVC Kentucky is currently accepting applications for various positions.

Full-time

Hotel, Inc is currently accepting applications for a Navigator position.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health, or other related field or 1-2 years field experience
  • Experience: human services: 1 year (Required)

Full-time

The Kentucky Court of Justice is currently accepting applications for a Program Project Coordinator position.

The PPC will be responsible for the local drug court program and ensuring participants are complying with program requirements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field

Full-time

The Barren River Area Development District is currently accepting applications for a Waiver Case Manager position.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a Health or Human Services field from an accredited college or university with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in a Health or Human Services field  or the educational or experimental equivalent in the field of aging or disabilities; or a Registered Nurse with at least two (2) years of experience as a professional nurse in the field of aging or disabilities; or a Master’s degree in a Health or Human Services field from an accredited college or university.
Cabinet of Health and Human Services position

Full-time

Now hiring through the Cabinet of Health and Human Services, full-time, $20 per hour. No insurance benefits are offered. Employee will submit timesheets to the Cabinet of Health and Human Services for approval through the EVV mobile application, but they will report to the client’s house for work every day. Employee will be working with a 26-year-old female with a traumatic brain injury to help her learn and maintain activities of daily living (ADLs) (e.g., showering daily, washing hair, cleaning bedroom, etc.). The client lives with her parents, and her step-mother is always home. The client also has a 7 month old baby, but the step-mother cares for the baby 24/7. However, they would like for the client to spend up to an hour with the baby every day. Tasks will also include taking the client to medical appointments and to other activities (e.g., going shopping, going out to eat). Employee will also coordinate with an Applied Behavioral Analyst psychologist to implement a behavioral plan with the client. Flexible hours, but no nights or weekends. Employee can work up to 40 hours each week. For more information and an application, please contact Jodi Alexander via email at dla2paper@gmail.com.

Behavioral Health Specialist II, PPRCW Allen County

Full-time

LifeSkills in Allen County is currently accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Specialist position.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or human services, as well as current enrollment in a Masters program in social work, mental health counseling, marriage and family, or psychology.
  • Experience working with above groups preferred

Additional questions should be forwarded to Human Resources (270) 901-5000 ext. 1196

Full-time

Advantage Case Management in Louisville, KY is currently accepting applications for a Medicaid Waiver Case Manager position.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, or related field as approved by Medicaid, or as required by applicable funding source.
  • Completion of state-required case management/service coordination course within six months of date of employment.
  • Minimum of two years experience in working with people in a relevant or related field or position
Warren and Barren County Probation and Parole

Full-time

Warren and Barren County Probation and Parole are currently hiring. All interested applicants can apply within 30 days of graduation. If interested contact caitlyn.pitcock@ky.gov

Grants Specialist - Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation,

Full-time

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation are seeking a Grants Specialist in the Program Policy and Support Branch to assist in implementing and monitoring compliance of approved financial agreements with third parties for the provision of program services and to assist in the development and review of grant applications. Interested applicants can apply at https://ssointernal.chfs.ky.gov/adfs/ls/

Full-time

The University of Kansas Health System is recruiting a Wellness Program Manager for their new Wellbeing & Counseling Services (serving physicians, physician assistants, & nurse practitioners)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Social Work, Healthcare, Counseling, Psychology, HR, or a related field
  • 2-3 years of experience in related area
  • Knowledge of current wellbeing trends, issues, and best practices impacting healthcare workers with emphasis on implementation of program design, educational offerings, and prevention strategies
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented. Strong execution skills and problem-solving skills. Experience working in a matrixed environment

 

 

 

 

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