Evening Supervisor

Website Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes

Non-Profit Residential Home for youth ages 12-17

Change a life, every single day.  The Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Homes (KyUMH) is seeking passionate, mission driven individuals interested in life-changing work. Our goal is to help our clients find healing and build a brighter future through professional therapeutic interventions. We believe every child is a person of worth, entitled to God’s gift of wholeness of life.

Are you a person with a passion to care for youth, encourage hope and advance their healing?  If you say “Yes,” we would welcome the opportunity to talk with you about joining our team of mission driven women and men providing direct care services and supervision for youth to ensure their healing in our Residential Treatment and Independent Living programs.

We embrace the philosophy of the Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni and seeks staff who embody these characteristics of Humble, Hungry and Smart.

KyUMH will provide you with . . .

·       Full pay while you train and learn about our youth counseling (advocacy, care) programs

·       Employee Assistance Program

·       Affordable benefits for full time – health, dental, vision, vacation, retirement and more

·       A regular schedule that will help you plan your life and meet your needs

·       Opportunities in the greater Lexington or Owensboro area for gaining and expanding your professional skills.

KyUMH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

KyUMH is committed to maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Status:                           Full Time

Hours:                            40 hours per week plus overtime as scheduled.

Rotates Crisis On-Call responsibilities.

Attends weekly Treatment Team meetings.

Department:              Treatment

Primary Shift:             Primarily 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm/Mon. – Fri.

Floating schedule depending on campus needs, including some weekends

May cover last resort staff vacancies for on call: Youth Specialists & Therapist

Reports to:                 Clinical Director

Summary of Function

​​​​​​​The Evening Supervisor is responsible for the oversight of program operations after business hours and for providing direct on-the-job training and supervision to all Youth Care Associates and Youth Specialists during his/her shift.

The Evening Supervisor will be included in ratio as needed and provides care for clients, role modeling for YCAs, de-escalation and crisis management, adherence to program routine, and ensures observance of agency protocol.

When on duty, the Evening Supervisor serves as first point of contact for crisis calls and other concerns related to staff and youth , and is responsible for reporting to the Clinical On-Call team as needed according to protocol along with follow-up and documentation as indicated by policy.

The evening supervisor serves as the direct supervisor to assigned Youth Care Associates. Monthly supervision meetings and corresponding logs, as well as employee evaluations are completed for each supervisee by the Evening Supervisor.

Pay:  $38,000.00 to $44,000.00/annually

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities

Can support KYUMH’s mission and vision as evidenced by compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others as evidenced by: professional maturity, respect for others, a team-centered approach, maintenance of confidential information, and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.
Exhibits effective communication skills including proper use of agency communication systems.
Exhibits sound stewardship by effectively managing information resources to achieve the objectives of The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth.
Supports all functions that attain and maintain accreditation with regulatory agencies.
Participates in appropriate professional development programs and in services to attain and maintain competency.


Remain physically available to respond to crises as dictated by agency policy.
Work Saturday and Sunday of on-call week; off prior Friday and following Monday of on-call week. The exception is a last resort fill-in for Youth Care Associates during the on call week of Youth Specialists and Therapist.
Announce to all programs you are on-duty.
Be available to all programs to answer questions and address staff concerns. Ensure that Youth Care Associates are following correct procedures re: crisis protocol, crisis notifications, Incident Reports, etc.).
Be available by phone after hours; be no more than one hour from campus at any point during on-call
Assure that Youth Care Associates complete Incident Reports as required.
If ESPI is utilized, debrief all staff involved.
Notify Clinical Director according to procedure.

Job Specifications

Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must have a valid state of residence driver’s license.
Successful completion of a thorough background check and drug screen.
Bachelors Degree in a Human Services field; or Two (2) years of education from a college or university and two (2) years of work experience in a child-caring facility; or a high school diploma or equivalence certificate and at least five (5) years work experience in a child-caring facility.
Is trained in Safe Crisis Management (SCM) Emergency Safety Physical Interventions (ESPI).  Remains current on ESPI review.  Is willing to use ESPI when necessary in keeping with our policy.
Is able to become certified as an instructor in Safe Crisis Management (SCM) Emergency Safety Physical Interventions (ESPI). Remains current on ESPI review. Is willing to use ESPI when necessary in keeping with agency policy and is able to appropriately and successfully provide such training to staff.
Is able to complete and maintain current status in areas of training competency including but not limited to RPPS, TIC, Clinical Documentation, and PREA.
Is trained in CPR and First Aid.  Remains current.

To apply for this job please visit www.kyumh.org.