A woman with short blond hair smiles.Welcome! SEKRS is hiring!

We value you, our clients and staff, and we want to do our best to prevent the spread of infectious illnesses in our community! These coming weeks will be filled with uncertainty, anxiety, and profound challenge for all of us. As we confront these challenges, it is especially important for us to take care of ourselves. We will continue to update you regarding our practices and any safeguards we take as needed.

We urge you to continue to visit the official websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) for information. If you have questions about COVID-19, call KDHE's hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at (866) 534-3463 or email COVID-19@ks.gov. For 24/7 assistance, those who have developed symptoms can call the special epidemiology hotline at (877) 427-7317.

Breta Campus, Coordinator
Southeast Kansas Respite Services, Inc.

SEKRS, Inc. is looking for qualified experienced, and dedicated employees interested in employment as a Respite Provider. Respite providers come into the home to provide caregivers a break or respite from the challenging task of caring for loved ones. Other opportunities with similar skills include Personal Care Services. The successful applicant will have appropriate experience for the job, pass background checks, and participate in job training activities.

The success of SEKRS, Inc. largely depends on the dedication and professionalism of those individuals selected for employment. SEKRS, Inc. is committed to recruit, manage, train, and retain qualified and appropriate personnel Photograph of young woman smiling.with the level of experience and training to meet the needs of the individuals and families served.

It is the policy of SEKRS, Inc. to be an equal opportunity employer and to hire individuals to fill position openings solely upon the basis of their qualifications and ability to perform the requirements of the job.

For more information or if this sounds like a job match for you, please call SEKRS, Inc. to set up an interview, Toll Free, 800-362-0390 Ext. 1642 or Phone: 620-421-6550 Ext. 1642

Application Process

Please fill out and return the enclosed forms with a clear copy of your driver’s license, so that we can get you started on your journey with us. All completed forms are to be returned via U.S. Mail  to SEKRS, Inc., P.O. Box 936, Parsons, KS 67357 or by Fax 1-620-421-0671. Do not email any completed forms.

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Phase 1

Respite Provider/ Personal Care Services Information Form (pdf)
Provides key employee information. Requires copy of current driver's license and three work or business related references.

SEKRS Employee Authorization Background Checks (pdf)
Authorizes SEKRS, Inc. to conduct periodic and/or random employment checks.

Permission for release of information (pdf)
Searches required by the State of Kansas to become an employee of SEKRS include:

  • Health Occupational Credentials
  • KS Driver's License
  • Health & Home Services for Excluded Individual
  • Non-Licensed/Non-Certified

Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry Release of Informaion (pdf)
Permission to release information about the applicant found in the Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry.
Mail completed forms to: SEKRS, Inc., P.O. Box 936, Parsons, KS 67357. (Send forms via U.S. Mail. Do not email.)

Adult Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation Central Registry Release of Information (pdf)
Permission to release any information about the applicant found in the Adult Abuse and Neglect Registry.
Mail completed forms to: SEKRS, Inc., P.O. Box 936, Parsons, KS 67357. (Send forms via U.S. Mail. Do not email.)

Phase 2

SEKRS Employee Check Sheet (pdf): List of items that need to be completed and returned to SEKRS before beginning employment.

K-4 Kansas Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate: A completed withholding allowance certificate will let your employer know how much Kansas income tax should be withheld from your pay on income you earn from Kansas sources. Please contact SEKRS if you need assistance with this form.

Form W-4: Complete Form W-4 so that your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay.

Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Acceptable documentation is listed, List A: Documents that establish both identity and employment authorization, List B: Documents that establish Identity plus List C: Documents that establish employment authorization.

Authorization for Payroll Direct Deposit:  Authorizes SEKRS and your financial institution to use payroll direct deposit. You will need to attach a voided check or savings account with this document.

Phase 3

SEKRS Employee Procedures and Policies (pdf)
Document contains the procedures and policies for all SEKRS, Inc. employees: Employment relationship policy; Code of ethics; Statement of confidentiality; Provision of service; Substance abuse policy; Abuses and neglect; HBV policies; Medication policies and procedures; HIPAA policy with quiz; Individual rights; Conflict of interest; Cell phone usage and texting while driving; Possession of fire arms; Overtime and holiday compensation. Requires a statement confirming that all policies have been read and understood. Also requires return of completed HIPAA quiz.

Statement confirming policies read and understood (pdf)
Statement must be signed by the applicant.

HIPAA Quiz (pdf)
Completion of HIPAA quiz required.

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