Master's Level Team Leader (ILS) - Knox


At the Helen Ross McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve."  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: ILS Activities Coordinator.


The ILS Activities Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of daily activities for clients involved in the Intensive Long-Term Support (ILS) program. Activities should be designed to encourage client involvement, build upon individual strengths, and emphasize recovery-based concepts. Activities will consist of both in-house and community-based options. Directly supervises all Residential Counselors and ensures an appropriate level of staffing is present at all times. Manages the implementation of the Re-Ed behavior management program. Requires a high level of creativity, strong interpersonal and presentation skills, and knowledge of recovery as it applies to the mental health setting. Must have strong presentation and group facilitation skills. Must be able to work flexible hours based on the needs of the program and provide transportation as necessary.

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.


Education/Knowledge: Must have a Master's Level or Bachelor's Level degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a 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 mental retardation. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, occupational therapy, criminal justice, or education, must have twelve college-level semester hours of coursework in behavioral health. If the applicant possesses a Master's degree, they must be licensed or license eligible.

Experience:  Master's Degree preferred; Bachelor's Degree with one year experience in the social work field or a behavioral health setting will be considered. One year supervisory experience preferred.

Applicants 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.  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, a valid driver's license with an F endorsement OR the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients as needed.

Physical: Exposure to biological hazards. Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work. Valid driver's license. 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. CPR and First Aid certification required.

The 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.

HRMC is an EOE. HRMC 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.