Master's Clinical Counselor (Wellness Clinician) 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 workā€¦make the decision to work where you are valued!

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Wellness Clinician for the Sexual Assault Center of East TN (SACET) today!

SACET Wellness Clinician

The SACET Wellness Clinician is responsible for:

  • Workforce wellness initiatives at SACET. 
  • Provides education to clients, community, and staff on COVID-19 updates, protocols, and safety planning. 
  • Engages and participates in SART meetings (collaboration between various community agencies, law enforcement, etc. in a victim centered team approach) in identified counties and works to ensure that the mission of the program is maintained.  
  • Collaborates closely with law enforcement agencies and district attorney offices to collaborate regarding cases. 
  • Answers crisis hotline calls and participates in the after-hours on-call rotation as needed. 
  • Completes all necessary documentation in accordance with funding guidelines and policy and procedures. 
  • Assists with reports, data tracking, and case presentations for SART and other outreach/awareness meetings or trainings. 
  • Provides outreach and awareness to the community through involvement in various coalition and community meetings. 
  • Assists with professional trainings to law enforcement and other SART members and allied professionals about various topics, including available services for victims of sexual assault and how to access services. 
  • May assist with mobile advocacy services and direct client care as needed.

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


  • Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the program. 


  • 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. 
  • This position also requires that the employee has an F endorsement on his/her Driver License to be available to transport individuals as needed.



  • 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.