Employment Opportunities

Flex Pool RN or LPN (ongoing posting) -- Evanston Office

Flex schedule working a 7.75 hours day as required. 

Responsibilities: assessing and addressing the needs of the infants, documenting all interventions, completing admit and discharge procedures, medication administration when applicable, observing and reporting any health concerns nursery supervisor and/or the Medical Director, interfacing with the social services staff, establishing positive contact with birth and adoptive parents, supervising the Infant Aide, volunteer staff, and all child care. 

Requirements: current professional license in Illinois; experience in infant care preferred. 

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume summarizing your experience to jobs@cradle.org


Child and Family Therapist (Part Time)

The Cradle has an opening for a part-time Child and Family Therapist for our Evanston office. We are seeking an experienced Family Therapist that will demonstrate a strong desire to work collaboratively with families, adolescents, children and adults.

We are looking for a clinician who is trained in delivering strengths-based approaches to improve and enhance family functioning. For this particular position, we are looking for a candidate open to working afternoons, evenings and weekends to accommodate client needs.  

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing individual and family therapy using established interventions to address issues related to trauma, loss, identity, and adoption.
  • Conducting assessments
  • Writing treatment plans and progress notes in Therapy Notes
  • Facilitating workshops and groups
  • Collecting client paperwork and fee payments as needed
  • Attending department meetings as scheduled 
  • Maintaining  a referral network
  • Maintaining good standing with the appropriate licensing and insurance entities
  • Staying current with updated research and best practices in clinical field
  • Safeguarding client information per HIPAA standards and maintaining client and agency confidentiality at all times

You will be the ideal candidate, if you:

  • Have a Master’s degree in mental health field and a hold a valid Illinois professional license (LCSW/LCPC/LMFT)
  • Have training and/or certification in an attachment-focused/trauma-informed specialty
  • Have 3 or more years of post-graduate experience including 2 years of experience in adoption or child welfare
  • Are able to  maintain a caseload of a minimum of ten clients per week
  • Are able to provide high quality, compassionate and ethical treatment to clients
  • Work productively and positively with individuals in related positions including, but not limited to, other clinical team members, administrative personnel and collaborative contacts in the community

The Cradle will provide:

  • Private office space in our Evanston location
  • Multiple treatment rooms, including a newly renovated play therapy space
  • Administrative support for client billing
  • Credentialing assistance  
  • Marketing support through Cradle channels and Psychology Today
  • Competitive pay
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

​To apply, please email your cover letter and resume summarizing your experience to jobs@cradle.org


How to Apply for a Position at The Cradle

To apply for an open postion at The Cradle, please email your cover letter and resume summarizing your experience to jobs@cradle.org

The Cradle is an equal opportunity employer.