Employment Opportunities

The Cradle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

OPEN POSITIONS:

Benefit Eligible RN or LPN
(PM and Overnight Shifts Only)
Evanston Office

The Cradle has an immediate opening for a RN/LPN to join our nursery team. This position is responsible for assessing and addressing the needs of the infants, documenting all interventions, completing admit and discharge procedures, medication administration when applicable, and observing and reporting any health concerns to the nursery supervisor and/or the senior charge nurse. The position will also interface with Cradle staff and clients and will supervise the Infant Aides, volunteer staff, and all child care.

You will be the ideal candidate, if you:

  • Are available to work four PM shifts (3pm-11pm) and/or Overnight shifts (11pm-7am) per week
  • Have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience with newborns and infants
  • Have a current IL RN/LPN license

The Cradle will provide:

Competitive Pay, Health Benefits, 403(b) Retirement Account, Opportunities for Professional Development and Growth, and much more.

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


Flex Infant Aides
(PM and Overnight Shifts Only)  Evanston Office

The Cradle has openings for Infant Aides to join our flex pool. Infant Aides are responsible for assisting in the daily care of infants, observing and reporting any deviations from the normal, documentation of child care, replenishing unit supplies, completing laundry requirements, and maintaining positive relationships with social service staff, adoptive parents, birth parents and volunteers.

You will be the ideal candidate, if you:

  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience with newborns and infants
  • Have a high school diploma

 

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


Flex RN or LPN
(PM and Overnight Shifts Only)
Evanston Office

The Cradle has openings for RN/LPNs to join our flex pool. This position is responsible for assessing and addressing the needs of the infants, documenting all interventions, completing admit and discharge procedures, medication administration when applicable, and observing and reporting any health concerns to the nursery supervisor and/or the senior charge nurse. The position will also interface with Cradle staff and clients and will supervise the Infant Aide, volunteer staff, and all child care..

You will be the ideal candidate, if you:

  • Have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience with newborns and infants
  • Have a current IL RN/LPN license

 

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


Child & 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

 

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

The Cradle is an equal opportunity employer