Master's Level Team Leader (JJdR) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

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: Juvenile Justice Diversion Reform (JJDR) Team Leader

The ideal JJDR Team Leader performs the following:

  • Reviews all incoming referrals
  • Attend related meetings with local juvenile courts, DCS and other community partners in order to maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Supervises up to 4-5 front line case managers
  • Ensure clinical records are complete, up to date and required documentation is filed for supervised staff
  • Review progress of each client toward treatment goals regularly with case workers to ensure timely and successful completion of aftercare requirements
  • Assist case managers with working out challenges and generating alternative methods of meeting needs of clients to ensure success. 
  • Monitor contacts to ensure they are in keeping with program goals and outcome measures.
  • Responsible for submitting required monthly report data to supervisor. 
  • Carry overflow caseload for JJDR
  • Assist with supervision of other juvenile justice staff as needed. 

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $41,112 /yr or hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Flexibility is required to need the needs of clients in the court system. Monday - Friday 8am-5pm with the expectation of on call as necessary to appropriately supervise direct reports and meet the needs of clients.

Travel: F endorsement is required and personal vehicle may be used to transport clients as necessary.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are necessary for email, use of Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as time keeping and documentation. 



  • Must have a minimum of a Master's Degree in social work or related behavioral field with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in juvenile justice.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Must have course work and or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and developmental disability.  
  • Must have significant experience in juvenile justice and/or previous experience with supervising others.


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • 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. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • 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.

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.