Master's Clinical Counselor (SACET 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 Therapist today!

The SACET Therapist is responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of primary and secondary victims of sexual assault. 

  • Provides individual therapy to meet the needs of each client and may assist with group therapy if needed. 
  • Clinician may also be responsible for client benefits and utilization management functions. 
  • Completes all necessary documentation in accordance with funding guidelines and policy and procedures.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $45,080 /yr  based on relevant experience and education.


  • Monday - Friday   8am-5pm


  • This position will requires travel, working in both the Sexual Assault Center office and Helen Ross McNabb offices in counties outside of Knoxville. 
  • A valid driver's license with an F endorsement and access to transportation is necessary for this position.


  • 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 Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field of study.  
  • Eligible for certification and licensure by the state of Tennessee if such exists or his/her degree/profession.

Experience / Knowledge

  • 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. 
  • One year experience preferred with specialized training/course work in trauma and victim services.


  • 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.