Case Manager (Jail to Work-Full time and PRN) Blount

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?

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

Join the McNabb Center Team as Case Manager for the Blount County Jail to Work program today!

Jail to Work Case Manager

The Jail to Work Case Manager will facilitate groups, provide weekly case management, and interface with community agencies and referral sources to coordinate care. Any other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.

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

Schedule:  Due to the diversity of job responsibilities, this position requires flexibility in scheduling (days, evenings, and weekends). Full time and PRN is available. 

Travel: Must be capable of driving a van and also transporting clients in personal vehicle.

Equipment/Technology: Must be computer literate and have ability to communicate effectively (oral and written communication.)

QUALIFICATIONS - Jail to Work Case Manager

Education: 

  • Must have at least a Bachelor's degree and 1 year experience in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, addictions, 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 developmental / 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 and addictions field and/or behavioral health and criminal justice setting required. Additional experience utilizing trauma-informed practices with female clients who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. 
  • Experience with addiction, motivational interviewing and re-entry programming 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.

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.