Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Knox


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.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)


The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for:

  •  the assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of adults and children seeking professional help for mental health and co-occurring issues.  
  •  initial assessments, diagnosing, triage/crisis counseling, and individual therapy. 
  • acting as the primary clinical liaison with local medical provider to co-manage patients.

COMPENSATION: Salary range for this LCSW position is $45,355 - $47,922 annually depending on relevant experience and education.


Education/Knowledge: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Social Work. Must have an active LCSW to practice in the State of Tennessee.


  • Must have course work and or experience in the areas of psychopathology, counseling, theory, cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse and mental illness.
  •  Three years experience with active license preferred.

Abilities / Skills: 

  • Ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity.
  •  Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation.  
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients. 
  • Utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. 
  • Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. 
  • Must have mental ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure. 
  • Ability to demonstrate appropriate boundaries
  • Ability to be an empathic listener
  • Flexibility, willingness, and adaptability to work with diverse populations. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Possess good time management and organizational skills.


  • Exposure to biological hazards.
  •  Hearing of normal and soft tones. 
  • Close eye work. 
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. 
  • Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs.
  •  Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. 
  • Must be capable of assisting in utilizing non violent methods of crisis intervention including therapeutic holding.  Required to be certified in, and effectively implement, verbal and physical de-escalation techniques that include a wide range of bodily movements; including but not limited to, grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking.

The McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC 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.

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.