Master's Clinical Counselor (MAT Therapist) 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 Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Therapist today!

The MAT Therapist is responsible for administering and overseeing all clinical and therapeutic functions of outpatient medication assisted treatment (MAT) program. Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • completing psychosocial assessments
  • providing individual
  • group and family therapy
  • case management/care coordination and advocacy
  • completes all diagnosis assessments, treatment plans and discharge plans
  • completes and tracks all insurance information and submits all client data into state database
  • submits all documentation within acceptable Center timeframes

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $46,060 /yr based on relevant experience and education.


  • Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the program.

Travel:  NA


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



  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Psychology, Marriage and Family therapy, Community Agency Counseling, Social Work, or other closely related field of study. 
  • Extensive knowledge of addiction and general knowledge of mental health and co-occurring disorders are essential.  
  • Knowledge of 12 step programs, assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and aftercare are also required.

Experience / Knowledge:  

  • Experience working with adults 1:1 and in group setting, as well as, previous experience in the alcohol and drug field is mandatory. 
  • Applicants may have other counseling skills and/or treatment/recovery environment experience that could accommodate this position.


  • 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.