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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with Tennyson Center for Children. To apply, please submit your resume with a cover letter.  If you are contacted to come in for an interview, please download an application by clicking here, print and fill it out and bring it with you to your interview with Human Resources. All resumes will be kept on file for six months.

Night Youth Treatment Counselor – Special Services Unit

Awake, direct care position responsible for the nightly supervision and therapeutic care of children within the crisis stabilization unit. Performs routine cottage housekeeping chores, consistent bed checks and implementation of a therapeutic milieu.  Ability to provide a balance of nurturance and limit setting demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children and ability to follow individualized treatment programming in a specialized unit. Works within the framework of Trauma Informed Care. Works a Saturday-Tuesday schedule.  Requires a BA in a Human Service related field or equivalent verifiable work experience.  Must have a Colorado driver’s license. Previous inpatient or crisis treatment experience preferred.  To apply sent resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Clinician – Special Services Unit

Do you enjoy a fast paced environment working with children ages 5-14 with a variety of behavior and mental health issues? Join the Tennyson Team with a signing bonus!  This energetic candidate will provide clinical case management, intakes and admissions, and individual, group and family therapy within the stabilization unit.   Works closely with milieu staff and treatment providers.  Works a Tuesday-Saturday schedule.  MA or MSW required; must be listed on DORA and eligible to receive their Provision License.   To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Clinician – Residential & Day Services

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.  Works a Tuesday-Saturday schedule.  MSW or related graduate degree required; must be eligible for a provisional license and registered on DORA; licensure highly preferred (LCSW/LPC/LMFT). Must have strong family systems orientation and work from a trauma informed care and strengths-based approach.  All applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Youth Treatment Counselors – School Based

School based assistants to provide direct care to students within a self-contained classroom serving up to 12 students with mental health and/or emotional and behavioral issues. Assists with instructional activities and behavior management in keeping with each child’s IEP and treatment plans.  Two positions available; one with primary/elementary aged, log cognitive students to focus on life skills and one to work with Middle/high school students.  These are not masters level school counseling positions.  Candidates will have a BA degree or the equivalent in related work experience, a valid Colorado driver’s license and previous experience working with high risk youth or providing supervision to groups of children within a structured environment. Previous day treatment or residential experience preferred.  To Apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Therapist - Community Based Services

Seeking a therapist to provide in-home family therapy, individual therapy and clinical case management working collaboratively with internal and external resources in the home, school and community. Participates in the assessment with families, referral sources and admissions department. MSW or related graduate degree required; licensure highly preferred. Must be registered on DORA and eligible for a provisional license. Works a Sunday through Thursday schedule.  Family therapy skills and theory base required. Works from a framework that incorporates a solution-focused and strength-based approach and formalizes the use of community resources.  All applicants must have a valid Colorado driver’s license. Car, phone and laptop provided. Competitive salary and benefits and a strong team environment. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Youth Treatment Counselors

Full-time positions that works throughout the residential campus as assigned to gain and share experience and skills with all milieus, developmental age groups (5-18) and teams. Responsible for implementing treatment and educational plans for children with multiple emotional/behavioral concerns in a structured environment.  Participates in the daily supervision and care of children in the cottage. Responsible for planning and implementing therapeutic activities and groups, behavior management and crisis intervention, and teaching basic daily living skills. Will provide a therapeutic balance of nurturance and limit setting demonstrating an understanding of the emotional needs of the children. Must be 21. BA in a Human Service related field or equivalent experience required; related residential and/or day treatment experience preferred. All candidates must have or qualify to obtain a Colorado Driver’s License. Must pass CBI, FBI and abuse registry clearance. To apply send resume to: Employment@tennysoncenter.org

Bilingual Therapist - Community Based Services

Join the Community Based team with a signing bonus!  Provides home based family therapy, individual therapy and case management services working collaboratively with both internal and external resources in the home, school and community.  Participates in the assessment with families, referral sources and admissions department.  MSW, MA in Counseling or related graduate degree required; licensure (LCSW, LPC, LMFT) highly preferred.  Must be registered on DORA and eligible for a provisional license.  Bilingual required (English/Spanish). Family therapy skills and theory base required.  Works from a framework that incorporates a solution focus and strength-based approach and formalizes the use of community resources.  Works a Tuesday-Saturday schedule including some evenings. To apply send resume to:  Employment@tennysoncenter.org

If you are contacted to come in for an interview, please download an application by clicking here, save the form to your local computer, fill it out electronically and email it to employment@tennysoncenter.org  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Thank you.