Master's Clinical Counselor (Children's Crisis Services) 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 Master's Level Clinician for Children's Crisis Services today!

Children's Crisis Services Master's Level Clinician

The Children Crisis Services Master's Level Clinician:

  • completes face-to-face assessment of clients experiencing a psychiatric emergency to determine level of service needed
  • facilitates referral-related activities to link clients with needed services
  • follows-up on client to ensure treatment is being rendered
  • assists with assessments at main site and in the community setting

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $49,980 / yr based on relevant experience and education.


  • The Children's Crisis Walk-in Clinic will operate 24/7, 365 days a year. 
  • The holder of this position will be expected to work shifts that meet the needs of the program operation, which may include day, night, weekend, and holiday hours. 
  • Regular attendance is an essential job function. 
  • Mandatory to remain awake and alert during shift. 
  • Provide crisis assessments according to assigned schedule.


  • 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. 
  • "F" endorsement is required. 
  • Must be able to provide transportation as needed.


  • This position requires the use of computer skills with an electronic medical record (EMR), and telehealth/televideo services may be offered as part of the service delivery. 
  • Staff will be expected to maintain work with a Center cell phone and computer.

QUALIFICATIONS - Children's Crisis Services Master's Level Clinician


  • A Master's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology and experience working with individuals with mental illness and/or co-occurring diagnoses.
  • Preferred Master's level licensed or license eligible clinician.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Must have coursework and/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 crisis intervention.
  • Experience in working with special populations including individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, Co-occurring Disorders, and Dual Diagnosis is preferred.
  • Computer experience is helpful.
  • Experience working in a crisis setting is preferred.


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • 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.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal and physical de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

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.

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.