Careers

Careers

The Settlement Home for Children is an innovative non-profit rooted in 99 years of tradition in the Austin community. We are looking for talented and skilled individuals to be a part of our cutting edge, child-focused and well respected agency.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

If you are interested in applying for one of our open positions, please send a cover letter, indicating the position for which you are applying, and a resume. Email attachments are preferred, but fax and US Mail are accepted. If you submitted your resume or an application in the past, please resubmit it for current openings.

OPEN POSITIONS (updated 7/13/2015):

Therapist/Supervisor LEARN MORE »CLOSE«
There is currently a Therapist/Supervisor opening.

Hours: Monday - Friday 40 hrs (exact hours TBD); Rotating weekend on-call (approximately once every five weeks)
Duties: (partial list of duties)

  • Conduct individual, group and family therapies for up to 9 girls
  • Supervise and train the four direct care staff
  • Attend court hearings, ARDs, and Circle of Support
  • Lead clinical staffings for your residents
  • Case management
  • Behavioral and crisis intervention work
  • Participate in shared crisis on-call duties
  • Participate in fun activities with the residents (eg. field day, holiday parties etc..)

Requirements:

  • Masters degree and LCSW or LPC licensure
  • Previous experience working with adolescents
  • Ability to learn and implement the Trust Based Relational Intervention® model
  • Must be at least 21 years old or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with no more than two moving violations on your record
  • Must pass TB and drug tests (initial and random)
  • Must meet employment standards set forth by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. (Please inquire if you have questions.)
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred

Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Master's degree with LPC or LCSW credentials.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Experience in residential treatment setting and milieu therapy preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.

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Houseparent LEARN MORE »CLOSE«
There are currently several houseparent positions open. Shifts are: Wed. 9 a.m. to Sat. 5 p.m. or Sat. 4 p.m. to Wed. 1 p.m.

 

This is a LIVE-IN position for half of the week. Wednesday 9 a.m. through Saturday at 5 p.m. or Saturday 4 p.m. through Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Duties: (partial list of duties)

  • Live on-site half of the week
  • Therapeutic supervision and care of the youth to insure their safety and health
  • Ability to learn and implement the Trust Based Relational Intervention® model
  • Give guidance and supervision to the youth and serve as a role model
  • Plan and implement recreational, leisure and enrichment activities
  • Document daily activities and significant incidents of each youth
  • Maintain a therapeutic mindset during every interaction with each youth
  • Dispense medications, as needed
  • Perform physical holds, as needed, when a resident is a danger to themselves or others

Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Houseparents live on-campus during their shift.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or residential treatment experience preferred.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.

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Youth Care Counselor LEARN MORE »CLOSE «
There are currently several YCC and Relief YCC positions available.(Full time and part time on an as-needed basis. 36-40 hours per week. Inquire for specific hours.)

Hours: Part-time and full-time opportunities are available. Please inquire. Shifts are usually: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.; 11 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Duties: (partial list of duties)

  • Therapeutic supervision and care of the youth to insure their safety and health
  • Give guidance and supervision to the youth and serve as a role model
  • Ability to learn and implement the Trust Based Relational Intervention® model
  • Plan and implement recreational, leisure and enrichment activities
  • Document daily activities and significant incidents of each youth
  • Maintain a therapeutic mindset during every interaction with each youth
  • Dispense medications, as needed
  • Perform physical holds, as needed, when a resident is a danger to themselves or others

Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or residential treatment experience preferred.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.

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Awake Night Youth Care Counselor LEARN MORE »CLOSE «
There are currently no Awake Night YCC positions open.

  • At least 21 years old.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or residential treatment experience preferred.
  • Possess good character and act as a role model for children and their families.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity toward children and be able to understand dynamics of individual and group behavior.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record (no more than 3 violations in a 3 year period).
  • No past history of DWI or DUI.
  • Physical capability to complete Restraint Training and exhibit skills in safely administering physical holds as needed.
  • Good vision, hearing, and mobility essential to provide effective direct youth care management of emotionally troubled children.