Master's Level Diversion/Recovery House Clinician - Hamblen


The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Master's Level Diversion/Recovery House Clinician - Hamblen.

The Ideal Master's Level Diversion/Recovery House Clinician should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity.


The Master's Level Diversion/Recovery House Clinician - Hamblen:

  • Provides weekly individual and family psycho-therapy to adults with co-occurring diagnosis.  Ensures compliance with productivity standards set by the program coordinator by scheduling determined number of clients for weekly sessions, with all necessary follow-up. 
  • Provides psycho-social assessments for clients entering the McNabb Center Adult IST, the recovery Home, and Jail to Work program
  • Provides diagnosis and appropriate referrals for clients assessed. 
  • Provides mental status assessments for IST clients at medication appointments. 
  • Discuss options/goals for clients receiving services. 
  • Provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed. 
  • Embraces the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care. 
  • Adheres to MC policies and procedures.


  • Master's Degree in Human Services or related 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, trauma informed treatment, DBT therapy, issues faced by justice involved populations, suicide, and mental retardation.
  • Must be knowledgeable in and comfortable working with co-occurring disorders.'Knowledge of etiology and treatment of mental illness, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, human development, and cultural diversity.


  • 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. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients. Requires a valid driver's license.
  • Requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.
  • Physical:
    • Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work.
    • Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs.
    • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
    • To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking.


Starting salary for this position is approximately $40,628 based on relevant experience and education.

The 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.

MC is an EOE. MC 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.

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.