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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Location:
Fern Creek, KY
Company:
BrightSpring Health Services

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Operations Management focuses on efficiently meeting the needs of our clients across various lines of business. If your passion is managing and developing staff to ensure quality care to help our clients live their best life we encourage you to apply today!


  • The Director supervises directly or through others all child placing behavioral health staff and activities. They provide complete oversight of the management of programs and activities in their respected division
  • Provide leadership to the treatment team and office
  • Assures files are current and complete
  • Responsible to see that agency procedures and policies are followed
  • Responsible for divisional oversight of risk management
  • Handle complaints from the community, and other agencies as the need arises
  • Maintain client count as outlined in the budget. (Adjust where necessary to account for discharges)
  • Responsible to ensure that treatment services are provided in accordance with the client’s plan
  • The director is the individual responsible for the day-to-day functions of the unit; maintaining fiscally sound decisions on spending, identify potential areas of liability and address them
  • Assist Executive Director and Business Manager in contract compliance and oversight
  • Provide services that respect each child’s and family’s cultural background, heritage and identity
  • Attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Other job-related duties may be assigned

  • The employee should have a working knowledge and understanding of culture and its function in human behavior and society
  • The employee shall deliver services that are sensitive to client’s cultures
  • The employee shall demonstrate the ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families in which they are helped to gain the skills and confidence to address any issues and problems they face
  • Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change
  • Ability to work in partnership with other team members
  • Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role and to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served or other family members
  • An ability to understand and assist with the role changes that occur in foster and kinship care
  • A commitment to a child’s right to belong to a family
  • A commitment to preserving, whenever possible, a child’s connection to the family of origin
  • A commitment to reunifying a child with his/her biological family, whenever possible
  • A valid professional license in the field. Must have a valid drivers license, satisfactory criminal background investigation

StepStone Family and Youth Services provides the full spectrum of support to children in need of alternative, safer and more positive living environments with residential and family services. StepStone connects children and youth who need homes with foster families, as well as foster care training, respite care and support services. For young adults transitioning from foster care to independent living, StepStone provides personalized guidance and training on basic life skills, including money management, life skills and education. For more information visit www.stepstoneyouth.com.

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