Master's Clinical Counselor (PACT A&D Specialist) Knox


  • Imagine being the person that makes a difference in the life of those most significantly impacted by mental illness and A&D.
  • Imagine being the one that helps decrease the need for hospitalization by up to 60% in the SPMI/SUD population you serve.
  • Imagine being the reason someone gets the help they need and deserve.

You don't have to imagine.  Apply to become our Master's Level PACT A&D Specialist and start saving lives today.

As a Master's Clinical Counselor (PACT A&D Specialist)…


  • To work alongside talented clinicians in a close-knit multi-disciplinary team providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support for clients with SPMI/drug or alcohol issues.
  • Incredible benefits including retirement with employer matching, LOW premium health, vision and dental insurance, longevity increases, cost of living increases, bonuses, promotions from within and paid professional leave and training - and much more!
  • To make a remarkable difference in the lives of the people you serve.
  • To be an integral part of a well-respected organization that has served East Tennessee for over 70 years and to be a part of the McNabb family!


  • Master's level clinician in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or other behavioral science field with course work 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 developmental disability. Licensure/certification for professional area preferred. State credential as a Certified Addiction Specialist preferred.
  • Comfortable working with individuals from a diverse background (both clients and staff).
  • Experienced with at least one year of practical experience working with the SPMI population.
  • Committed to the right and ability of each person with an SPMI to live and work in the community while having access to competent and appropriate support services.
  • Committed to a strong professional/ethical code of conduct and to establishing supportive and respectful relationships with clients
  • Able to obtain an F Endorsement on your driver's license. 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.


  • Serve as a clinical specialist for substance dependence/abuse issues.
  • Conduct assessments of client functioning and provide side-by-side support based on client treatment goals.
  • Provide referral, linkage, and advocacy services.
  • Conduct home visits and follow up services as defined by the PACT model embracing the key values of case management: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care
  • Provide crisis intervention and emergency services.


Starting salary for this position is approximately $ 49,980 annually depending on relevant education and experience. 




Helen Ross 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.

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.