PRN Parent Place Care Specialist - Knox


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: PRN Parent Place Care Specialist.


The PRN Parent Place Care Specialist provides close observation of visits between non-custodial parents and their child(ren). They must maintain documentation of visits and prepare documentation to be filed. They are expected to collect money for each visit and submit to their supervisor. They are responsible for assisting clients with any needs that should arise during the visit, facilitate safety and learning with clients, ensure that appropriate interactions occur during the visit, and follow appropriate safety procedures during the visit. They will be expected to perform other job related duties as needed. They must have the mental ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure.

Scheduling: This position is as needed and may require non-traditional hours.

Travel: 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.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required.



  • Must have at least a High School Diploma and two years of experience working in a social services field. 


  • Must have experience working with children and families. 
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills. 
  • Must be able to write notes based on each visitation and the interactions observed.
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.


  • Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work. 
  • Valid driver's license. 
  • 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 de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care).

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.

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, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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.