Case Manager (Criminal Justice) Cocke / Jefferson / Grainger

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

Join the McNabb Center Team as Case Manager in the Criminal Justice Program today!

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Criminal Justice Case Manager

The Criminal Justice Case Manager is responsible for 

  • Providing information and referral, agency linkage, advocacy, home visits, and follow-up services as defined by the Program Case Manager Service Plan.  
  • Provides direct service delivery in the community within flexible hours, develops and implements appropriate treatment planning, provides crisis intervention and emergency services, interacts and coordinates with law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies, as well as utilizes center-wide and community resources as needed for client benefit.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $16.86 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the program and clients.

Travel: F endorsement required for transport of clients as necessary.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills required for email, timekeeping, scheduling, and documentation in the electronic medical record. 

QUALIFICATIONS - Criminal Justice Case Manager

Education: 

  • Must have at least a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a behavioral science field with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and intellectual disability. 
  • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, occupational therapy, criminal justice, or education, must have fifteen college-level semester hours of coursework in behavioral health and at least one year of work experience in the behavioral health setting.

Experience / Knowledge

  • One year experience in the social work field and/or behavioral health and criminal justice setting preferred.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal/soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required (training provided).
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff may be required to get an F endorsement to transport clients as necessary.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.