Master's Clinical Counselor (Gateway) 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?

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Master's Level Clinician at Gateway Residential Program today!

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

The Master's Level Clinician at Gateway Residential Program will:

  • Administer and oversee all clinical and therapeutic functions of the residential A&D program. 
  • Facilitate individual, group, and family therapy sessions in addition to crisis intervention, emergency services as needed and discharge planning. 
  • Utilize Center-wide resources and community services as needed for client benefit and embraces the key values of case management:  empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $48,020 / year based on relevant experience and education.

Travel: Must be capable obtaining an F-endorsement on driver's license, driving a company van, and transporting clients.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for email, time keeping, scheduling, and documentation in an electronic medical record.

QUALIFICATIONS - Master's Level Clinician at Gateway Residential Program Education: 

  • Master's degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field of study. Must be eligible for licensure for LPC, LMFT or LCSW.  Licensure must be completed within 6 years.
  • Licensed or certified mental health professional or graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree with a. 

Experience / Knowledge

  • Knowledge of addiction and adolescent development is preferred.
  • Experience working with youth preferred
  • Minimum of three years pertinent work experience; 5 preferred
  • Experience/knowledge of 12-Step programs as well as assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and aftercare are also beneficial.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • 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. 


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards; frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones; close eye work.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation and escape techniques.

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.  

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.