Counselor (Family Assessment Worker) Knox

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 a Family Assessment Worker today!

The Family Assessment Worker is responsible for the direct service of assessing first time mothers for eligibility of home visitation services. 

  • Provides mobile assessments, referrals, and agency linkage as needed.  
  • Locates outside referral sources.  
  • Promote the Healthy Families program.  
  • Provides education in the areas of prenatal care, parenting skills, and health maintenance issues.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $15.78 /hr based on relevant experience and education.


  • Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the program.


  • Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver's License with the ability to obtain an F endorsement. 
  • Outpatient community-based environment. 
  • This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. 
  • Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.  
  • Travel required.


  • Basic computer skills are required for email, timekeeping, scheduling, and documentation in the electronic medical record.

QUALIFICATIONS - Family Assessment Worker


  • A Bachelor's Degree in one of the health and science or human services field.  
  • Knowledge of childhood development and parenting skills

Experience / Knowledge

  • One year of direct service with target population preferred.


  • 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.