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The Hutton Settlement prides itself in providing quality residential care. This quality is the direct result of the fine men and women caring for our children and youth on a daily basis. Hutton’s mission to nurture, educate and prepare children in need is accomplished through these passionate, experienced employees who have committed their time and energy for the benefit of others.


The Hutton Settlement seeks service-minded individuals and couples to join our excellent team to work within the homes and campus, practicing and modeling servant leadership. Our employees come from a variety of experiences, educational backgrounds and family situations. This diversity is our strength, and makes for a rich and effective work environment. Although our roles and backgrounds may vary, as employees we are united in the cause of modeling and teaching the values of a strong work ethic, academic achievement, compassionate service and effective personal and community leadership for our children.

Full-time employees receive a monthly salary and an extensive benefit package including:


  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • 10 days paid vacation after first year (15 days after 5 years)
  • 6 paid holidays and 2 “personal” days
  • Personal educational and training fund
  • Group membership at local YMCA health club
  • Room and board on our beautiful 319 acre campus (for designated positions)


Whether you work directly with the children in a cottage or provide a supportive role, your knowledge, experience and passion can be shared to make a difference in the life of a child!


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Case Manager/Therapist

Position:  Case Manager/Therapist

The ideal candidate for this position will be a licensed, masters level clinician who has a clinical background in the treatment of attachment and trauma based needs. Ideally this individual will have had foundational training in the clinical treatment and care of children and families within the child welfare system and the Circle of Security Model (COS). The individual will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of relational pathways in implementing change for children in care and will model, as well as encourage, direct and professional communication and build upon these qualities within the larger agency. Overall the individual will provide behavioral health services to children within the Hutton Settlement Children’s Home, work directly with the child’s houseparents and biological family, utilizing the COS model. In addition, the individual will provide all related case management services, maintain required agency records, attend agency meetings and trainings, and demonstrate and ability to work effectively with community partners and agency personnel.


  • Provision of clinical intake, including behavioral health screenings and assessments, to determine treatment needs.
  • Provision of behavioral health services to up to 18 child clients residing at the Hutton Settlement. Provides referrals to appropriate services.
  • Diagnosis utilizing the most current DSM format.
  • Treatment planning utilizing trauma and attachment based goals.
  • Provision of house parent and biological family support, within the COS model, and in direct relationship to the child/youth client’s needs.
  • Provision of related case-management services for up to 18 child residents. (coordination of referral, educational, medical, legal, etc.).
  • Modeling and encouragement of open, direct, and professional communication among agency personnel and community partners.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of, and sensitivity to, the cultural and socio economic characteristics of child clients and familial supports.
  • Maintenance of verbal/written confidential communication.
  • Documentation of performed duties.
  • Participation in weekly supervision.
  • Participation in agency meetings and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be licensed as a mental health therapist or social worker within Washington state and have a license in good standing.
  • Must have a masters degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or related field.
  • Preferably, 2-5 years experience in provision of assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and crisis support in working with children and families served by the child welfare system.
  • Preferably trained in the COS model, or at a minimum can demonstrate training in attachment and trauma based need.
  • Ability to communicate in clear, professional, and supportive manners across all settings and maintain a collaborative work environment.
  • Licenses: LMHC, LCSW, or LASW is preferred.




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