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 Part-Time Teaching Assistants/Floaters: Clanton Rd Campus, Charlotte, NC

Thompson Child & Family Focus, located in the Charlotte/Matthews area, has openings for Part-Time Teaching Assistants/Floaters at our Child Development Center. 

Thompson's state of the art Child Development Center is seeking part-time teaching Assistants/Floaters for a wonderful teaching experience involving all levels of child development.  Prospective candidates will have the ability to work with staff to promote the physical, social, cognitive, spiritual, and emotional well-being of the children we serve through holistic daily programs designed to enhance healthy age-appropriate development.  The ideal candidate should have knowledge of the regulations governed by NC Division of Child Development and Mecklenburg County Health Department.  Early Childhood Education Credentials with 2 years of experience in the field of early childhood education preferred. A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $10.74 - $16.11

Posted 3/29/18


Residential Care Specialist - FT & PRN: St. Peter’s Lane Campus - Matthews, NC

Thompson Child & Family Focus, located in the Charlotte/Matthews area, has openings for the Residential Care Specialist position in 2 different residential treatment programs.

PRTF (Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility): This position provides 24 hour direct care to children ages 6 - 13 in the residential treatment program by providing a safe therapeutic home setting in a positive, consistent and structured environment. This includes mental health support and documentation based on service goals and plans for each client. This position plans, provides and supervises the daily activities of the clients to build self-esteem and appropriate peer interaction for each child. This position is responsible for building a safe and positive relationship with each child using basic principles of reality therapy without punitive approaches while providing engaging, nurturing structure. This individual must have the ability to appropriately intervene to meet the needs of the child and their family members gain the skills and confidence to address issues and problems as they take place.

Thompson Connect: Individuals in this program work with adolescent clients ages 12 - 17 in a short-term residential treatment program. This position will provide guidance, support and mentoring to adolescent clients including assisting with transitional living skills and daily functioning.  This person must have the ability to appropriately intervene to meet the needs of the adolescents and their collaterals to gain the skills and confidence to address issues and problems as they take place. This position is responsible for teaching and modeling independent living skills as it relates to the adolescent population and for teaching and modeling healthy and safe relationships.

Physical Requirements: Will frequently perform a wide variety of physical tasks such as standing, walking, running, stooping, bending, climbing stairs and lifting of individuals, which requires strength, coordination, endurance, and agility.  Persons with any medical problems such as joint problems, obesity, arthritis or cardiopulmonary conditions, where it would be unwise or not possible to engage in moderate physical exertion should not be considered.

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field preferred. For individuals wanting to be considered for AP or QP status, you must be able to provide an official copy of your college transcripts directly to Thompson within 90 days of hire (please note providing official transcripts directly from the college/university to Thompson is a requirement if you are disclosing a higher education degree). Experience in a group home or residential setting preferred.

Position requires driving agency vehicle as well as transporting clients. A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $10.74 - $16.11 (Annual - $22,339 - $33,509)

Posted: 1/17/18


Administrative Assistant - Authorization Specialist - Family Services Center:  Wendover Rd Campus, Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking a highly dynamic, energetic professional to serve in a key support staff role for our Family Services Center. The Administrative Assistant/Authorization Specialist will take a lead role in processing obtaining authorizations for services, managing overall patient flow throughout the building and checking clients in to services as they arrive to the building. Further duties will include medical records management & medical records releases, in addition to other duties as assigned to support the overall successful operations at the Family Services Center.

 Bachelor’s Degree a minimum requirement. Skills in authorizations, insurance verifications, medical records management, general medical office management a strong plus. Experience/knowledge in the mental health care field is also a plus. Valid NC driver’s license and clean driving record required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $13.23 - $19.84 (Annual - $27,511 - $41,267)

Posted: 4/13/18


Administrative Assistant - Authorization Specialist - PRTF:  St. Peter’s Lane Campus - Matthews, NC

Thompson is seeking a highly dynamic, energetic professional to serve in a key support staff role for our Residential Services. The Administrative Assistant/Authorization Specialist will take a lead role in processing new client referrals, obtaining authorizations for services, scheduling appointments and checking clients in to services as they arrive to the building. Further duties will include medical records management & medical records releases, in addition to other duties as assigned to support the overall successful operations in Residential Services.

Bachelor’s Degree a minimum requirement. Skills in authorizations, insurance verifications, medical records management, general medical office management a strong plus. Experience and/or knowledge in the mental healthcare field is also a plus.

A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $13.23 - $19.84 (Annual - $27,511 - $41,267)

Posted: 4/4/18


In-Home Case Manager:  Wendover Road Campus, Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking a driven, passionate and highly skilled unlicensed human services worker to join our organization as an In-Home Case Manager. The In-Home Case Manager is responsible for providing case management services to youth & families in the community who meet criteria for In-Home Therapy services. The ideal candidate would be organized, efficient, an excellent communicator and team player who is able to build strong relationships with clients, families and key players across the community.

The In-Home Case Manager will be primarily responsible for developing and maintaining the Person-Centered Plan and linking the families to resources throughout the community which will help them achieve long term stability. Candidates must meet the minimum requirements of a Qualified Professional in NC. Experience in community-based services and case management for Medicaid recipients is strongly preferred.

A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 4/4/18


Residential Therapist:  St. Peter’s Lane Campus - Matthews, NC

Thompson, located in the Charlotte/Matthews area, has an opening for a Licensed Therapist to provide overall implementation of the clinical components of the program in a residential setting for children ages 6 - 13. Responsibilities include individual, family, and group counseling, working with direct care staff and outside resources for treatment planning, child and family team meetings, judicial reviews, and more as needed. Very comfortable with trauma-informed care so as to use it effectively with clients, as well as intervene and coach direct care staff and the families of clients. Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related fields. Fully licensed preferred, provisionally licensed required. Four years of experience in working with children and/or families in a mental health or residential treatment setting is preferred. 

Physical Requirements: Will frequently perform a wide variety of physical tasks such as standing, walking, running, stooping, bending, climbing stairs and lifting of individuals, which requires strength, coordination, endurance, and agility.  Persons with any medical problems such as joint problems, obesity, arthritis or cardiopulmonary conditions, where it would be unwise or not possible to engage in moderate physical exertion should not be considered.

Position requires driving agency vehicle as well as transporting clients. A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Annual Pay Range: $36,647 - $54,970

Posted: 1/17/18


Lead Residential Care Specialist: St. Peter’s Lane Campus - Matthews, NC

Thompson Child & Family Focus, located in the Charlotte/Matthews area, has openings for a Lead Residential Care Specialist in the PRTF and Thompson Connect Programs.  Leads shall assist in the overseeing of the daily operations of the program, cottage activities and care of clients.  This position will also assist in coordination of care, staffing patterns and environments that support the treatment philosophy. 

PRTF (Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility): This position provides 24 hour direct care to children ages 6 - 13 in the residential treatment program by providing a safe therapeutic home setting in a positive, consistent and structured environment. This includes mental health support and documentation based on service goals and plans for each client. This position plans, provides and supervises the daily activities of the clients to build self-esteem and appropriate peer interaction for each child. This position is responsible for building a safe and positive relationship with each child using basic principles of reality therapy without punitive approaches while providing engaging, nurturing structure. This individual must have the ability to appropriately intervene to meet the needs of the child and their family members gain the skills and confidence to address issues and problems as they take place.

Thompson Connect: Individuals in this program work with adolescent clients ages 12 - 17 in a short-term residential treatment program. This position will provide guidance, support and mentoring to adolescent clients including assisting with transitional living skills and daily functioning.  This person must have the ability to appropriately intervene to meet the needs of the adolescents and their collaterals to gain the skills and confidence to address issues and problems as they take place. This position is responsible for teaching and modeling independent living skills as it relates to the adolescent population and for teaching and modeling healthy and safe relationships.

This position provides support to staff while working in a 24 hour direct care program with children in the residential treatment program. This position plans, provides and supervises the daily activities of the clients to build self-esteem and appropriate peer interaction for each child. This position is responsible for building a safe and positive relationship with each child using basic principles of reality therapy without punitive approaches while providing engaging, nurturing structure. This individual must have the ability to appropriately intervene to meet the needs of the child and their family members gain the skills and confidence to address issues and problems as they take place.

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field required. Qualified Professional determination preferred. For AP or QP status, you must be able to provide an official copy of your college transcripts directly to Thompson within 90 days of hire (please note providing official transcripts directly from the college/university to Thompson is a requirement if you are disclosing a higher education degree). Two years of experience in a group home or residential setting required.

Physical Requirements: Will frequently perform a wide variety of physical tasks such as standing, walking, running, stooping, bending, climbing stairs and lifting of individuals, which requires strength, coordination, endurance, and agility.  Persons with any medical problems such as joint problems, obesity, arthritis or cardiopulmonary conditions, where it would be unwise or not possible to engage in moderate physical exertion should not be considered.

Position requires driving agency vehicle as well as transporting clients. A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $13.23 - $19.84 (Annual - $27,511 - $41,267)

Posted: 1/17/18


Maintenance Worker:  St. Peter’s Lane Campus - Matthews, NC

Thompson, located in the Charlotte/Matthews area, has a first shift M-F 8-5 opening for a Maintenance Worker to assist in the daily implementation of the Thompson Maintenance Plan. Duties include janitorial, landscaping, plumbing, and general indoor/outdoor maintenance. A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $8.75 - $10.50 (Annual - $18,210 - $21,840)

Posted: 1/17/18


Contract I/DD & Autism Services Specialist:  Wendover Rd Campus - Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking a highly skilled, highly passionate professional with extensive skills & expertise in the realm of working with clients on the Autism Spectrum as well as dually diagnosed clients with both Mental Health & Developmental Delays. These clients are so often underserved or served by professionals without the proper training & knowledge to meet their unique needs. This would be a contract position that could involve both direct service to the ASD and I/DD population and/or program consultation services to existing programs. Therapy or Education license is preferred but not required. Must be able to provide proof of extensive education and/or trainings specific to I/DD population, ASD population and dually diagnosed populations. ABA experience strongly preferred. 

All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 11/27/17


In-Home Therapist:  Wendover Rd Campus - Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking a dynamic, talented and passionate clinician who wants to make a significant impact on the lives of youth & families. This therapist will provide high quality individual & family therapy in the home & community environment in which their clients live. The appropriate candidate is a NC licensed therapist with two years post graduate experience providing mental health services in a community based  outpatient setting. Therapists will have a small in-home caseload of no more than twelve consumers who need more support than traditional outpatient services.  The therapist will be paired up with a case manager who will provide ongoing care coordination, person centered planning and case management services. This position will work nights and weekends. Qualified candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling and full licensure as an Independent Practitioner in the State of North Carolina. Applicants with provisional licensure will not be considered. Certification or training in an evidence-based treatment model is a plus.

A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Annual Pay Range: $36,647 - $54,970

Posted: 3/10/18


Community & Corporate Engagement Manager:  St. Peter’s Lane Campus - Matthews, NC

Thompson Child & Family Focus, a non-profit located in the Charlotte-Matthews area, is seeking an individual to be responsible for engaging the community to further the mission of Thompson by maintaining a quality agency volunteer program, identifying new corporate partners, raising corporate sponsorship dollars and providing logistical support for agency events.  Job responsibilities include:

Community and Corporate Relations

  • Inform and educate individuals, churches, corporations and civic groups about Thompson through ongoing speaking engagements, tours, meetings and presentations.
  • Identify, research, cultivate and secure partnerships and sponsorship dollars with corporations whose philanthropic mission aligns with the needs and opportunities that Thompson can provide.
  • Serve as an agency representative in various community civic groups.
  • Conduct and/or oversee scheduling of tours with individuals and groups with regularity.

Volunteer & In-Kind Donation Coordination

  • Recruit, screen, coordinate, and cultivate individual and group volunteers including: acting as the main point of contact for all volunteer related activities, providing appropriate training and placement after screening/background check completion, and working with program leaders to ensure opportunities add value.
  • Track volunteer hours, data entry, and quarterly reports; updating volunteer handbook; create volunteer policies and procedures as needed; and manage annual volunteer evaluations for agency accreditors.
  • Field and manage in-kind donations.

Event Coordination

  • Manage logistics for events including but not limited to: annual fundraising luncheon, Thanksgiving Feasts, Holiday Chapel, CTC Society related events.
  • Solicit and secure corporate sponsors and table captains for annual fundraising luncheon.
  • Coordinate annual volunteer appreciation activities/events.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years non-profit development experience including direct gift solicitation and donor stewardship. Community relations and/or volunteer management experience helpful. Available for evening and weekend hours as needed. This person must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to speak clearly, persuasively, and effectively in front of groups of all types and size on behalf of Thompson. This position also requires strong organizational and analytical skills and an above average computer knowledge.

A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.is required. No calls please. 

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Annual Pay Range: $36,647 - $54,970

Posted: 3/20/18


Contract Outpatient Therapist:  Wendover Rd, Charlotte, NC and Fort Mill, SC Campuses

Thompson Child & Family Focus is one of the largest & most widely respected non-profits in the Carolinas; serving youth, families & adults through multiple mental health programs & various levels of care. We are seeking highly skilled, passionate & dedicated therapists to join our growing clinical team!

A Thompson Therapist will have the opportunity to provide individual, family and/or group therapy at any of our numerous campuses. Thompson also has unique opportunities for Therapists to provide treatment in non-traditional settings such as residential programs, early childhood settings, etc.

We are looking for Therapists who are fully licensed in the State of North Carolina or South Carolina (LPC, LCSW, LMFT). Therapists who are already credentialed with insurance carriers (Medicaid & private) are strongly preferred. Provisional licensed Therapists will be considered if they are already credentialed with insurance carriers. Flexibility, dedication & professionalism are a must.

Our competitive contract structure allows for excellent financial compensation. A Thompson Therapist will also have the opportunity to access on-site trainings for CEU’s, networking opportunities with thought-leaders in the Mental Health services community and grow their personal & professional skillsets at their own pace.

All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 11/1/17


Foster Care Coordinator:  Wendover Rd, Charlotte, NC

Thompson Child & Family Focus is looking to fill a Foster Care Coordinator position to work with families in the greater Charlotte, NC area and surrounding counties. This position provides support, intervention and coordination of comprehensive services to foster children and foster families in accordance with licensing requirements, program standards and Thompson policies. Responsible for developing and coordinating weekly and monthly visits, progress reports, case plans, quarterly reports and six-month reviews. Responsible for once a month weekend on-call. Must be available to assigned caseload of foster care clients/foster parents weekdays/ 24/7. Position requires driving a personal vehicle on the agency’s behalf as well as transporting clients. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field in human services with at least 3 years of experience in Social Work. Must be QP. A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Hourly Pay Range: $17.62 - $26.43 (Annual - $36,647 - $54,970)

Posted: 3/20/18


School Based Contract Therapist:  Fort Mill, SC Campus

Thompson Child & Family Focus is one of the largest & most widely respected non-profits in the Carolinas; serving youth, families & adults through multiple mental health programs & various levels of care. We are seeking highly skilled, passionate & dedicated therapists to join our growing clinical team!

A Thompson Therapist will have the opportunity to provide individual, family and/or group therapy at any of our numerous campuses. Thompson also has unique opportunities for Therapists to provide treatment in non-traditional settings such as residential programs, early childhood settings, etc.

We are looking for Therapists who are fully licensed in the State of South Carolina (LPC, LCSW, LMFT). Therapists who are already credentialed with insurance carriers (Medicaid & private) are strongly preferred. Provisional licensed Therapists will be considered if they are already credentialed with insurance carriers. Flexibility, dedication & professionalism are a must.

Our competitive contract structure allows for excellent financial compensation. A Thompson Therapist will also have the opportunity to access on-site trainings for CEU’s, networking opportunities with thought-leaders in the Mental Health services community and grow their personal & professional skillsets at their own pace.

All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 2/16/18


Part-Time Registered Nurse (PRN - as needed):  St. Peter’s Lane Campus - Matthews, NC

Thompson is looking for a part time Registered Nurses (RN) to work in our psychiatric residential treatment facility. Duties will include medication administration, record keeping, responding to client medical needs. The RN is responsible for working directly with the physician, psychiatrist, and nurse practitioner to provide professional nursing care. Candidate must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and have current licensure to practice as an RN, or temporary license as a RN Practitioner in the state of NC. RN with pediatric and/or mental health experience preferred. Qualified RN candidates that can work flexible 12 hour shifts (6A-6P and 6P-6A) and some weekends. Recent graduates with license encouraged to apply. Valid NC driver’s license and clean driving record required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Posted: 1/17/18


Lead Teacher: (Child Development Center) - Clanton Road Campus - Charlotte, NC

Thompson's state of the art Child Development Center is seeking a Lead Teacher for a wonderful teaching experience involving all levels of child development. Prospective candidates will have the ability to work with staff to promote the physical, social, cognitive, spiritual, and emotional well-being of the children we serve through holistic daily programs designed to enhance healthy age-appropriate development. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of the regulations governed by NC Division of Child Development, Mecklenburg County Health Department and the Environmental Rating Scales.

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Family Development with two years of experience in the field of early childhood education preferred.  A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $13.23 - $19.84 (Annual - $27,511 - $41,267)

Posted: 2/27/18


Teaching Assistant: (Child Development Center) - Clanton Road Campus - Charlotte, NC

Thompson's state of the art Child Development Center is seeking a Teaching Assistant for a wonderful teaching experience involving all levels of child development.  Prospective candidates will have the ability to work with staff to promote the physical, social, cognitive, spiritual, and emotional well-being of the children we serve through holistic daily programs designed to enhance healthy age-appropriate development.  The ideal candidate should have knowledge of the regulations governed by NC Division of Child Development and Mecklenburg County Health Department.  Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Family Development with 2 years of experience in the field of early childhood education preferred. A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.

Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Hourly Pay Range: $10.74 - $16.11 (Annual - $22,342 - $33,513)

Posted: 3/20/18

Thompson
6800 Saint Peter’s Lane
Matthews, NC 28105
Phone: 704-536-0375
Fax: 704-531-9266

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