Counselor UT-TCE-HIV Wraparound Specialist) 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?

Join the McNabb Center Team as an HIV Wraparound Specialist 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!

HIV Wraparound Specialist

The HIV Wraparound Specialist will provide wraparound services to HIV and to extremely high-risk HIV- clients which includes:

  • recruit, organize, facilitate and record HIV tests to high-risk target populations.
  • provide services in the form of education, outreach, testing, health communication/public information and individual level risk reduction counseling to diverse groups of high-risk target populations. 

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $16.09 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule: Must have good attendance and begin workday at assigned time. Schedule may change to fit the needs of the client.  In-person daily attendance essential for this position unless otherwise permitted by Supervisor.

Travel: Must be willing to travel. Must possess valid driver's license and must possess or obtain F Endorsement. Must be able to provide transportation as needed in personal vehicle.

Equipment/Technology: Close computer work required.  Good computer skills and the ability to learn new software products quickly. Working with electronic records is required. Must be able to maintain work cell phone and be available for clientele/staff during work schedule. Able to utilize social media

QUALIFICATIONS - HIV Wraparound Specialist


  • Must have at least a Bachelor's degree in public health, social science, education ore health-related field, or Licensed Alcohol/Drugs of Abuse Counselor (LADAC).

Experience / Knowledge

  • One year of experience in case management and/or HIV/AIDs 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, 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.