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Working with children is one of the most rewarding positions anyone can have. Thompson promotes a culture that invites committed and special applicants. We offer competitive benefits and an emphasis on providing extensive, ongoing professional development that ensures the success of the Thompson team and its ability to uplift children daily.

Employee benefits include medical coverage, dental insurance, retirement, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, an employee assistance program, and education assistance.

Thompson utilizes The Diana Screen® as a component of the employment screening and selection process. The Diana Screen® is a risk management tool to help reduce the risk of placing adults who present sexual risks to children into positions of trust. For the safety and protection of our clients, Thompson shall consider an applicant that fails The Diana Screen® assessment ineligible for employment.

Thompson is a participating employer of E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet-based system operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and allows employers to confirm an individual's employment eligibility to work in the United States.

To find out more about career opportunities, we encourage you to view our current job openings below and apply. Online application through the Thompson website is our preferred application method. Questions or other inquiries may be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please.


Open Positions:

Registered Nurse (Part-time & Full-time): Saint Peter's Lane Campus, Matthews, NC

Thompson is seeking Registered Nurses (RN) for our psychiatric residential treatment facility. Two positions available: part-time and full-time. RN with pediatric or mental health experience preferred. Duties will include medication administration, record keeping, and 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 an RN Petitioner in the state of NC. Qualified RN candidates must possess the ability to work a flexible schedule and may work nights and/or weekends. Recent graduates with license encouraged to apply. Valid NC driver’s license and clean driving record required. No calls, please.

Teacher (School at Thompson): Saint Peter's Lane Campus, Matthews, NC

Thompson is seeking a teacher to create an effective, stimulating learning environment, encouraging each consumer to recognize his/her unique abilities, and to develop a positive relationship with learning. The teacher will team with the Educational Support Specialist to promote self-esteem, provide mental health interventions and crisis prevention and intervention, based on Thompson's relationship-based philosophy of care. Incumbent must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Master’s Degree in Special Education preferred. Exceptional Children’s certification required; along with a valid NC Driver’s License with clean driving record. No calls, please. 

Behavioral Health Technician (RBHS): Thompson York Place Campus - York, SC

The behavioral health technician will provide therapeutic services to clients on a part time basis, by assisting clients in the restoration or strengthening of skills needed to promote and sustain independence and stability in their living, learning, social and working environments. The incumbent will provide community based services such as: behavior modification, psychosocial rehabilitation and/or family support services, and some counseling of children and adolescents. Incumbent must be team oriented; able to work in community based settings; possess a bachelor’s degree and related work experience and able to work flexible schedule, including nights, is needed. Candidate must have a valid SC Driver’s License with clean driving record. No phone calls please.

Contract Therapist: Thompson Community Counseling Center (CCC) - Gaffney, SC

Thompson is seeking a contract therapist to provide mental health services in an outpatient and school setting. Contract therapists provide diagnostic assessments, case management, and individual, family, and group therapy utilizing evidence-based theories. Qualified candidates collaborate with referring agencies, coordinate services from intake through termination, and travel to provide services at different locations within the Gaffney area. Contractor must have a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling and full licensure as an Independent Practitioner in the State of South Carolina. Applicants with provisional licensure not considered. At least one year post graduate experience in a clinical setting with child, adolescents, and adult populations. Contractor must be empanelled with several different commercial insurance carriers. Certification or training in an evidence-based treatment model is a plus. Must have a valid SC Driver’s License with clean driving record, and meet credentialing and privileging standards. Candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule, possibly to include some evenings. No calls, please.

SBIT Therapist (Cabarrus): Family Services Center - Wendover Road, Charlotte, NC

The School-Based Intervention Therapy (SBIT) Therapist is a direct service provider responsible for the quality and ethical delivery of individual, group, and family outpatient services at designated school sites within Cabarrus County. The SBIT Therapist position is a great position for a practitioner seeking flexible hours in the summer. The SBIT Therapist is responsible for providing diagnosis, assessment, and treatment to children or families where behavioral problems, emotional instability, neglect, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse is evident. Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field and full licensure as an Independent Practitioner required. Applicants with provisional licensure are not eligible. Post graduate experience of at least one year in a clinical setting with the child, adolescent, or adult population preferred. Must have a valid NC Driver’s License with clean driving record, and meet credentialing and privileging standards. The major share of time for this position is at the school site, but also includes home visits. No calls please.

Teaching Assistant (Thompson Child Development Center) - Early Childhood Services Center - Clanton Road, Charlotte, NC

State of the Art Nationally Accredited Child Development Center is seeking a Teaching Assistant for a wonderful teaching experience involving all levels of child development.  Must be able to work with all 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.  Must have knowledge of regulations governed by NC Division of Child Development, Mecklenburg County Health Department and NAEYC standards.  Required education and skills:  Course work in Early Childhood Education and two years of experience in Early Childhood setting.  AA degree in Early Childhood Education preferred. No calls, please.

Cook: Saint Peter’s Lane Campus, Matthews, NC

The nutrition department is seeking a Cook to prepare meals and snacks for our clients according to menu specifications for our Matthews, NC campus. Qualified candidates must be able to follow recipes; maintain order and cleanliness in food service areas; ensure all USDA, DPI, CACFP, Health and Sanitation standards met. This position may require regular lifting up to 50 lbs., along with standing, reaching and stooping. Candidate must be able to work Monday – Friday 5:30 AM - 2:30 PM with flexible hours as needed. Candidates with commercial food preparation experience along with experience in serving elementary or teenage population and ServSafe certification preferred. No calls, please.

Cook - PRN – Various Campuses – (Matthews, NC and Charlotte, NC)

The nutrition department is seeking a Cook to work in the kitchen for any of our campuses (Matthews or Charlotte, NC) as needed. This position will fill in for any cook that is out for any reason at any campus. Qualified candidates must be able to follow recipes; maintain order and cleanliness in food service areas; ensure all USDA, DPI, CACFP, Health and Sanitation standards; partner with campus leaders to meet client’s nutritional needs; work closely with health and safety inspectors to exceed all health and safety standards; as well as plan, prepare and deliver food for any scheduled on-campus meetings, trainings and parties. This position may require regular lifting up to 50 lbs., along with standing, reaching and stooping. Candidate must be able to work Monday – Friday, flexible hours as needed. Candidates with commercial food preparation experience along with experience in serving elementary or teenage population and ServSafe certification preferred. No calls, please.

INTENSIVE IN-HOME SPECIALIST – Family Services Center -Wendover Road- Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking two (2) Qualified Mental Health professionals to work as an Intensive In-Home (IIH) Specialist.  The IIH Specialist works as a member of a three-person team, led by a licensed or provisionally licensed clinician, to provide direct and indirect intensive in-home services.  Position requires 24/7 coverage, on a rotating basis.  Responsible for intervening in crisis situations; providing self-help, living skills and parenting skills training to help the family; as well as provide assistance with the implementation of home-based behavioral supports. The incumbent will work under the clinical direction of the Intensive In-home Lead Therapist.  A minimum of one year of experience working with children and families required.  Qualified candidate must have the required mental health credentialing standards:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field and two years of post-bachelor’s population-specific experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a non-human service related field and four years of post-Bachelor’s population-specific experience.
  • Master’s degree in a human service related field and one year of post-graduate population-specific experience.

Valid NC driver’s license and clean driving record also required.  No calls, please.

INTENSIVE IN-HOME LEAD THERAPIST - Family Services Center -Wendover Road- Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking an Intensive In-Home Lead Therapist to ensure the quality and ethical delivery of intensive in-home services in the home and community utilizing a team approach.  Responsible for management and delivery of the team’s provision of 24/7 coverage, on a rotating basis and clinical oversight of the team including treatment coordination with other team members.  Master’s level clinician with license or provisional license and a minimum of one year of experience working with children and family required. Prefer experience with clinical interventions for child with mental health issues of abuse and neglect. Candidate must have valid North Carolina driver’s license and clean driving record. No calls, please. 

SBIT THERAPIST (MECKLENBURG) - Family Services Center -Wendover Road Campus – Charlotte, NC

The School-Based Intervention Therapy (SBIT) Therapist is a direct service provider responsible for the quality and ethical delivery of individual, group, and family outpatient services at designated school sites within Mecklenburg County.  Excellent position for a practitioner seeking flexible hours in the summer. The SBIT Therapist provides diagnosis, assessment, and treatment to children, and families where behavioral problems, emotional instability, neglect, physical, sexual, or emotional abuse is evident.  Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field and full licensure as an Independent Practitioner required.  Applicants with provisional licensure not considered. A minimum of 12 months post graduate experience in a clinical setting with child/adolescent population preferred.  Must have a valid NC Driver’s License with clean driving record, and meet credentialing and privileging standards.  The majority of responsibilities completed at the school site, but also includes limited home visits. No calls, please.

Parent Educator, Family Services Center - Wendover Road, Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking a Parent Educator (part-time, 25 hours per week) to provide parenting classes and training for families using evidenced-based curricula. Parent Educator provides support, collaboration, linkage to community resources, imparting knowledge, enhancing parenting skills and participates in any collateral contacts on behalf of the client.  The parent educator maintains documentation for accountability of ongoing progress and regression of all assigned clients and productivity for reimbursable services.  Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in human service or related field, a valid North Carolina Driver’s License with a clean driving record and ability to work a flexible schedule. No calls, please.

Intern - Volunteer Services: Early Childhood Services Center - Clanton Road, Charlotte, NC

Thompson is seeking an intern interested in learning about volunteer services. The chosen intern will learn all about our programs and in-kind donations from the inside out. The intern will assist in gathering donated items; solicit, organize and track in-kind gifts; attend community meetings, recruitment fairs, and speaking engagements with Volunteer Resources Coordinator. Flexible schedule desired. Bachelor’s or Master’s level internship opportunity. No calls, please.

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

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