Employment Opportunities

Are you passionate about helping kids who need it the most? Then we want you!

Our positions range from clinicians, to youth treatment counselors, to teachers, to a variety of support staff positions. See below for details on how to apply for each available position.

Intake-Assessment Specialist

We are seeking an Intake-Assessment Specialist. They will provides short-term clinical services and case management to families referred, and directs other referrals to resources as applicable. May carry a small caseload and assist in clinical services. Works closely with Admission Team to build and maintain an active referral base, and provide quality customer service. Integrate with clinical, residential, educational and community based teams. Guide payer sources, clients and customers through the intake and welcoming process.  Maintain positive public relations with external partners. Maintains benefit assignments for clients and coordinates private insurance for clients, and out of state referral process to assure funding source is in place.  Accommodate flexible hours to include evening hours. Participates in after-hours duty officer rotation.

Education and Experience:

  • Master Degree in Human Service field and/or mental health field, clinical license preferred. (Must be eligible for Provisional license and listed on DORA).
  • Experience in clinical assessment and treatment required.
  • 2-3 years Social service and mental health experience is preferred to assure understanding of the referral system.
  • Must possess high-level skills in interviewing, assessment, and data gathering.
  • Requires family systems philosophy, strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency required; Microsoft applications; ability to learn TCC IS system.
  • Works a flexible schedule including some evening hours

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Classroom Youth Treatment Counselor

We are seeking a Classroom Youth Treatment Counselor. They assist the classroom teacher in devising and implementing strategies for reinforcing skills based on the special needs and abilities of each child and their IEP and treatment plan. Primarily grades 7-12. Reports to the classroom Teacher.

Education and Experience:

  • BA in Human Services field or equivalent experience required.
  • Prior experience preferred with special needs population, especially EBD children.
  • One-year experience working with developmentally disabled children.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license Colorado law requires that anyone working in the State of Colorado must have a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days of employment).
  • Must be certified in medication administration within 6 months of employment.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Clinician

We are seeking a Clinician in our residential and day treatment services department. This position will be responsible for providing family, individual and group therapy as well as case management and working with treatment teams. Coordinates case services with referring agencies, collaborative contacts and school staff. Actively participates in clinical team/supervision meetings and prepares case presentations. Participates on the rotating crisis pager.  Caseload including children from assigned residential cottages and classroom(s).

Schedule:  Monday-Friday

Education and Experience:

  • MA in counseling or MSW degree required.
  • Must be registered on DORA and eligible for the provisional license.
  • Family systems orientation and strong organizational skills required.
  • Applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Community-Based Family Therapist

We are seeking a Community-Based Family Therapist. They are a clinician with a framework that incorporates a solution-focused, trauma- informed approach and is strength-based. Skills in connecting families with the use of community resources.  Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC.  Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in El Paso County, CO to provide community based services to local families.

Schedule: Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available

Education and Experience:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field required.
  • Two years or equivalent post-graduate work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required.. Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Community-Based Family Therapist

Provides individual and family therapy and case management, working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school, community, and within TCC.  Carries a caseload of both English and Spanish speaking cases.  Position requires working ability to speak and understand Spanish language and Latin-American culture. Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in Weld County, CO to provide community based services to local families.

Education and Experience Equivalencies:

  • Master of Social Work or a graduate degree in a related field, license required.
  • Two years or equivalent post-graduate work experience treating families and children preferred.
  • Family therapy skills and theory base required; inpatient and outpatient therapy experience preferred. Looking for a clinician with a framework that incorporates a solution-focused, trauma- informed approach and is strength-based.
  • Skills in connecting families with the use of community resources.
  • Fluent in Spanish required.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate for evenings and/or weekend times when families are available. Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.

Director of Admissions and Quality Assurance

We are seeking a Director of Admissions and Quality Assurance.  This position is responsible for the operations and management of the Admissions and Quality Department.  This position oversees the centralized admission process for all programs. Provides short-term clinical service and case management to families referred, and directs inappropriate referrals to more appropriate settings.  This position also has overall responsibility of the agency’s quality assurance process and adherence to COA standards such as planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting PQI program including medical oversight and compliance. This position also has overall responsibility for and supervision of and developing positive relations with referral agencies and consumers.  As part of this role, the Director of Admissions and Quality supports business access and support for existing and potential new referral agencies, working closely with the CPO, COO, and CFO, as well as department directors.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have clinical license (Psy.D, LCSW, LPC, LMFT) or be able to obtain within 6 months
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.
  • Family systems philosophy, demonstrated assessment skills, strong organizational skills and exceptional customer service skills required.
  • Social service/mental health experience is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills-both verbal and writing.
  • Requires basic computer skills and ability to learn new software. Human services software, electronic health record systems knowledge preferred.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Family and School Support Specialist – Northern Colorado (Bilingual-Spanish/English)

We are seeking a Family and School Support Specialist for Northern Colorado. They are responsible for providing intensive support, consultation, counseling and crisis intervention services to children and families, in their home, school, and community settings.  Position requires working ability to speak and understand Spanish language and Latin culture. Will be part of a small team starting a satellite office of Tennyson Center in Weld County, CO to provide community based services to local families.

Education and Experience:

  • BA in Human Services or related field required. One year prior experience within Tennyson Center or three years prior experience with EBD children and their families in another setting/or equivalent combination of the two.
  • Fluency in Spanish required.
  • Training and demonstrated skills in crisis intervention.
  • Strong theoretical background/understanding of clinical issues and family systems.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, make clinically sound decisions, demonstrate flexibility and have a teamwork approach.
  • Strong initiative in building positive relationships and maintaining excellent communication with community partners and team members.
  • Must be flexible to schedule appointments when families are available in evenings and on weekends when needed.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Math Teacher-Middle School

The mission of Tennyson Center is to work with children, youth, and their families to overcome a variety of life crises, including abuse and neglect. Tennyson Center is a community of people dedicated to serving children and youth and strengthening families.  As professionals and concerned citizens we strive to provide competent and caring treatment, education, and advocacy services that are community-based, family-focused, and child-centered.

Responsible for the development and implementation of the identified educational/therapeutic services to meet the needs of children assigned to the classroom.  Provides educational and treatment programming and collaborates with two Youth Treatment Counselors in the classroom. Works the school year plus six weeks during the summer program. Participates in IEP’s.   Reports to the Special Education Coordinator.

Education and Experience:

  • A. from an accredited university
  • Must have a valid Colorado teaching certificate in a Special Education and highly qualified in Math.
  • Previous related Special Ed. teaching experience highly preferred.
  • Applicants must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado driver’s license.

Youth Treatment Counselors

We are seeking Youth Treatment Counselors. They are responsible for the implementation of a therapeutic milieu, group and individual treatment programs and the daily supervision and care of children living in the residential unit.

Schedule: Various shifts available.

Education and Experience:

  • B. A. in Human Services field or equivalent experience required.
  • Prior experience preferred with special needs population, especially EBD children.
  • All candidates must have (or qualify to obtain) a current Colorado drivers license.
  • Colorado law requires that anyone working in the State of Colorado must have a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days of employment).
  • Must be certified in medication administration within 6 months of employment.

Tennyson Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and conducts full background and drug screens for all new hires. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

 

If you are contacted to come in for an interview, please download this application, save the form to your local computer, fill it out electronically, and email it to employment@tennysoncenter.org. All resumes will be kept on file for six months.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Thank you.