Current Openings

For questions regarding employment, please send inquiries to Maggie Brown at . Please note that incomplete or incorrect applications will not be reviewed. Additionally, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.

Eliada does a complete and thorough background check on each employee. If there is anything that may show up on the background check, please note it. It does not necessarily preclude employment. However, failure to disclose may result in automatic exclusion or dismissal.

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Lead Pre-K Teacher

The Lead Teacher assumes primary role in designing and implementing activity plans, record-keeping, care and supervision of children in classroom, communication with parents and administrative staff, and delegates appropriate duties and responsibilities to Teacher’s Assistant.

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits including comprehensive health and dental insurance, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and access to our gorgeous 300 acre campus. Become a part of the incredible team focused environment and make a difference in the lives of North Carolina’s youth.

Qualifications: Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education from accredited college or university. No other degree is accepted for this position. Must have Early Childhood Credentials.

 

Lead Preschool Teacher

The Lead Teacher assumes a primary role in designing and implementing activity plans, record keeping, care and supervision of children in the classroom, communicating with parents and staff, and delegates appropriate responsibilities to the teacher assistant.

This is a full-time position with excellent benefits including comprehensive health and dental insurance, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and access to our gorgeous 300 acre campus. Become a part of the incredible team focused environment and make a difference in the lives of North Carolina’s youth.

Qualifications: Must possess an associate’s degree in Early Childhood. At least one year experience working in a preschool classroom at a licensed center required.

 

Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse will work a full-time position with varying day time and evening throughout the week. The ideal candidate must want to make a difference in the lives of young people by providing compassionate care and role modeling excellence. This is a unique nursing opportunity to work in a beautiful setting supporting six separate residential cottages to ensure a healthy, therapeutic environment that promotes learning and growth for the students in our Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTF) and Level 3 Group Homes. Guided by excellence, integrity, teamwork and compassion, our nursing staff work closely with, and provide leadership for, the entire treatment team. Enjoy some of the best views in town as you walk between the cottages (rain or shine) providing care.

Qualifications: This position requires a valid NC RN licensure. Seeking individuals who can be strong role models of emotional and physical health for our students. Prior experience working with paper MAR’s, capacity for self-direction as well as teamwork and willingness to work independently is required. RNs must have experience and/or a strong desire to work with children and adolescents.

Application deadline: Open until filled

 

PRN Registered Nurses

The PRN Registered Nurses will work PRN positions for all shifts. It is preferred that PRN Nurses pick up a minimum of 2 shifts per pay period. Ideal candidates must want to make a difference in the lives of young people by providing compassionate care and role modeling excellence. This is a unique nursing opportunity to work in a beautiful setting supporting five separate residential cottages to ensure a healthy, therapeutic environment that promotes learning and growth for the students in our Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities. Guided by excellence, integrity, teamwork and compassion, our nursing staff work closely with, and provide leadership for, the entire treatment team. Enjoy some of the best views in town as you walk between the cottages (rain or shine) providing care.

Qualifications: This position requires a valid NC RN licensure. Seeking individuals who can be strong role models of emotional and physical health for our students. Prior experience working with paper MAR’s, capacity for self-direction as well as teamwork and willingness to work independently is required. RNs must have experience and/or a strong desire to work with children and adolescents.

Application deadline: Open until filled

 

Night Residential Counselor- 3rd Shift

Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Night Residential Counselor (NRC) provides the foundation for a safe and effective PRTF program. The NRC provides individualized treatment to our student population while maintaining a supportive, safe and therapeutic environment. Staffing ratios will be in compliance with current licensure and administrative rules for the specified level of care.

Ensure the safety, security and health of student population by providing constant monitoring and supervision. Thoroughly and effectively utilize the agency’s crisis intervention model, including the ability to perform physical restraint techniques. Structure and ensure a therapeutic morning routine. Ensure the safety, security and health of our students by providing constant monitoring and supervision. Complete thorough bed checks/bathroom checks every 20-25 minutes throughout sleep hours or as individualized per student. Accurately complete required program documentation and required reporting/communication in a manner consistent with agency’s standards. Prepare for and participate in pre and post-shift debriefings. Actively participate in the daily maintenance and management of the residential program by ensuring a healthy, safe and therapeutic environment. Complete responsibilities including, but not limited to meal preparation, facility cleanliness, and laundry.

Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years of age. A high school diploma/GED with one year of experience; or a combination of experience, skills and competencies which is equivalent Must be able to stay awake and alert during overnight hours.

 

Residential Counselor- 2nd Shift

Residential Counselors provide direct supervision to our student population in our PRTF programs while maintaining a supportive and therapeutic environment. The goal of all direct care staff at Eliada is to work with students and help them develop the skills necessary to be successful, contributing members of society.

Qualifications: strong desire to work with students, patience, and the ability to work as part of a team! The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services discipline and some mental health experience preferred; applicants need to be minimum 21 years old; a minimum of a high school diploma/GED is required; must have a demonstrated ability to work in a high pressure, high stress environment.

 

RISE Intern

Applications are currently being accepted for the June 2017 and September 2017 terms!

The RISE Internship program is a 13 month-long placement that provides recent college graduates the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the mental health field. As a member of the RISE program, interns work as direct care staff in our 5 psychiatric residential treatment facilities (PRTFs). Throughout their time at Eliada, our interns become familiar with how to work and interact with children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a variety of mental illnesses, from post-traumatic stress to oppositional defiant disorder. Interns are also able to participate in the many therapeutic and recreational activities that we have in place for our students.

This is a unique chance to acquire job-ready skills and credentials that will put you ahead of the competition. Many of our former RISE interns have gained admission into top graduate programs after completing the internship. You can learn more about this program by visiting:  /employment/rise.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or a related field; requires qualities such as flexibility, leadership skills, a strong academic performance, and a history of community involvement; prefer volunteer and work experiences related to behavioral health or children’s services; must have a demonstrated ability to work in a high stress environment.

 

Landscape Technician- Temporary (through October)

Responsible for the mowing of lawns and general upkeep of the grounds; responsible to keep limbs, trash, etc. picked up on a daily basis; keep hedges pruned and trimmed; maintain roads; other jobs as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma/GED. Some experience in maintenance of grounds preferred. Must be 21 and possess current, valid NCDL and be insurable by agency insurance carriers. All candidates must pass drug test and criminal background check.

 

Lifeguard

Under the direction of the Pool Manager, the Lifeguard is charged with the responsibility of the pool and its use for all persons on campus. The lifeguard will observe clients in pool area, rescue clients from drowning, maintain proper water and chemical levels in the pool, and maintain a clean and safe pool

Qualifications: Must be a minimum of 15 years old, have the following current life guarding, CPR, and First Aid certifications. Preferably, this person would have good “people skills”. Preferably a minimum of 1 year experience as a lifeguard. Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license and be insurable by Eliada’s insurance carriers. The position requires excellent knowledge of overall pool management. The position requires on-call responsibilities.

 

After School Group Leader

The Group Leader is responsible for carrying out the 21st Century Community Learning Center program at Eliada Home. She/he will be responsible for planning and implementing enrichment program activities, homework assistance, snack preparation & distribution, daily clean-up assignments, interacting and communicating with children, parents, volunteers, and community partners as needed. Schedule includes the program hours of 2:00-6:00pm, Monday – Friday during the school year and 7:00-5:30 during the summer, along with weekly site meetings, field trips or special activities on Friday afternoons, quarterly Family Night events, and other events as planned.

Qualifications: At least 21 years of age with a high school diploma, or its equivalent. A degree is preferred. Specific knowledge in the development of age appropriate curriculum activities (e.g. arts, recreation/wellness, service, STEM, technology, leading group discussion/activities/skill building) and use of appropriate behavior management techniques. Have the ability to effectively manage youth and behaviors in a large group setting. Possess organizational skills relating to handling necessary documents and related paperwork. Current certifications in CPR and First Aid are required with copies at the designated afterschool program site or ability to obtain when hired. Warm and friendly personality and a positive role model for students. Must possess skills in oral and written communication.

 

PRN Residential Counselor

Eliada is always in need of dedicated and reliable PRN Residential Counselors to work with our students. PRN (which essentially means “as needed”) Residential Counselors are able to work in both the Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTFs) and the Eliada Academy as shifts become available. All new Residential Counselors start out as PRNs and then have the option to move into full-time positions within the organization as they become available. The goal of all Residential Counselors at Eliada is to work with students and help them develop the skills necessary to be successful, contributing members of society.

This is an excellent opportunity for college students or recent graduates with an interest in mental health, social work, education, counseling, psychology and related fields to gain valuable experience and training in the area of their academic pursuits. PRN Staff have the flexibility to work between 8-40 hours per week, and maintain a flexible schedule.

Prior to working with students, PRN Residential Counselors are required to complete two weeks of extensive training and observation. This includes:

  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Service notes training
  • Clinical training on various diagnoses

Eliada’s mission is helping children succeed and our core values include Faith, Hope & Love, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence. Individuals who are mission driven and share these values will be a strong match for this opportunity. Eliada is an organization that values personal wellness. Staff have access to our gym and recreation center 24 hours a day during personal time. Eliada also believes in providing opportunities for professional growth and encourages career development options for all staff. Individual career coaching, workshops and additional training are available for individuals who take initiative and have an interest in expanding their skills and knowledge of child mental health.

After two weeks of specialized training, PRN Residential Counselors will be able to implement the Eliada Model in order to teach important life skills that help contribute to students’ successful return to the community; utilize Eliada’s crisis intervention model, which includes the ability to perform physical restraint techniques; complete all required mental health, medical, and program documentation; plan and implement structured and therapeutic activities and promote active student participation.

 

Qualifications:

A strong desire to work with students, patience, and the ability to work as part of a team is a must! A Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services discipline and some mental health experience is preferred; a high school diploma/GED is required; applicants need to be minimum 21 years old; must have a demonstrated ability to work in a high pressure, high stress environment. Position may experience verbal and/or physical aggression from the student population.

 

Please note: We accept applications for PRN Residential Counselors on an ongoing basis in order to create a qualified pool of applicants.