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Since its founding in 1884, Holly Hill Children’s Services has been committed to providing a positive, secure environment in which troubled and neglected children are nurtured and their emotional and physical are met.

Holly Hill Children’s Services is an equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and selection decisions are based solely on job-related factors.

Screening Requirement: Drug Screen & Criminal Background Check

Please check out our current job opening below.  If you have any questions or would like to receive more information about employment at Holly Hill, please contact Janet Van Nevel, Director of Administrative Services, at 859-635-0500 or via email at

To apply for one of the positions below, please fill out the two forms on the right (Employment Application & Employment History).  Once both are filled out, email them to along with your resume.

Current Openings

Visitation Monitor

Responsible for the direct observation of visits between children and non-custodial family members in compliance with orders set forth by the referring court

  • Observe and record interactions, intervene as necessary
  • Complete accurate, factual documentation of all visits
  • Collect and document payments
  • Ensure safety and security of all participants
  • Part-Time, On-Call
  • Evening and weekend shifts
  • Must be at least 21 years old , with high school diploma or GED
  • Associate degree in human services or a related field; or combination of college coursework with work experience in mental health/domestic violence pref
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills
  • Must possess a level of treatment skills as related to the behavioral health field
  • Must possess skills of assertiveness and ability to present self in a professional manner
  • Ability to treat others with respect and empathy while maintaining professional boundaries
  • Work with clients of all socioeconomic status
  • Ability to handle crisis situations

Adolescent Treatment Worker

Promote and maintain a therapeutic living environment conducive to the safe and healthy growth and development of adolescent girls with severe emotional and behavioral issues living in a residential treatment program

  • Provide direct day-to-day care and supervision of adolescent girls through all facets of their daily living
  • Maintain a clean, safe, secure and orderly environment and structured daily routine
  • Full-Time
  • 2nd Shift opportunities available
  • Positions require set schedules, including weekends and holiday
  • Excellent Benefits (health, dental, life, LTD, 401(k), tuition assistance & paid time off)
  • All candidates must be at least 21 years old, with high school diploma or GED
  • Some college or experience with children/adolescents preferred
  • All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must be willing and capable of therapeutically restraining an adolescent, and capable of demonstrating as a component of “Safe Crisis Management” training

Community Based/School Therapist

Provide clinical therapy services for children, parents and/or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems.

  • Supports and directs the treatment team which includes the behavioral health professional (BHP), case manager, parents and/or guardians, the child (when appropriate) and other individuals identified by the parents/guardians in the development and ongoing implementation of each client’s individual service plan, goals and objectives
  • Interviews, assesses and completes all intake documents for new clients and their families
  • Develops a Treatment Plan for each client outlining strengths, barriers, treatment goals, objectives and a crises intervention plan
  • Provides all necessary individual and family therapy as indicated by the goals and objectives outlined on the Service Plan and the Individual Treatment Plan for each client/family in keeping with Meidcaid regulations
  • Participates, supports and oversees all clinical aspects of service planning meetings as required and in keeping with Medicaid regulations
  • Evaluates clients’ progress on treatment goals and objectives in conjunction with the treatment team, client and family. Modifies and updates Treatment Plan as needed
  • Part-time, As Needed
  • Masters degree and current Kentucky licensure in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology or related mental health field or license eligible as required and approved by Medicaid

Employment Application