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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:

Mentor:  Saint Peter's Lane Campus, Matthews, NC

The mentor works with children ages 6-13 in a residential treatment program. This position is responsible for providing direct care for children 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 consumer. HSD or GED required, Human Services Degree desired and two years of experience preferred. Valid NC driver’s license and clean driving record required. Candidates must be able to 2nd or 3rd shift, and weekends. No 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.

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.

Intenstive 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. 

Insurance Specialist: Saint Peter's Lane Campus, Matthews,NC

Thompson is seeking an Insurance Specialist responsible for empanelling the Agency with private insurance companies.  Responsibilities include submitting and executing all insurance panel contracts according to submission requirements; enrolling all services and individual practitioners with private insurance; credentialing and re-credentialing for all services and providers as required. The insurance specialist candidate must be detail oriented, organized, and possess strong communication and computer skills. Employee must work closely and effectively with diverse team members as well as work in a fast-paced environment with ever changing priorities. Previous private insurance billing required. Medical billing and Coding certificate desired. No calls, please.

Part-Time Registered Nurse: York Place Campus, York, SC

Thompson is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) (part-time) to join the nursing team in assisting the psychiatrist with our growing outpatient clinic population. The incumbent will work approximately 5 -10 hours per week initially, but the work hours may quickly progress to full-time as the practice grows. The RN is responsible for working directly with the physician, psychiatrist, and nurse practitioner to provide professional nursing care. Candidate must be familiar with psychiatric conditions and medications for both children and adults. Pediatric or Mental health inpatient or outpatient experience highly preferred. Duties will include medication administration, record keeping, responding to client medical or psychiatric needs. 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 Practitioner in the state of SC. Primary work location is in the York, SC office, but will require some travel to our satellite locations in; Fort Mill, Gaffney, and Greenwood, SC. Flexible work schedule required along with, a valid South Carolina Driver’s License with a clean driving record. 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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