Prevention Counselor (SACET Education Specialist) Knox

HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.

At the 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: Part Time Education Specialist - SACET (Sexual Assault Center of East TN). 

SUMMARY - Education Specialist

The Education Specialist - SACET (Sexual Assault Center of East TN) is responsible for the implementation of the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee's sexual assault and sexual abuse education and outreach programming. Facilitates education, outreach and victim services to sexual assault victims and other professionals providing direct support to victims to meet the needs of clients and the community. Presents personal safety, resources, and victimization training youth and young adults ages 13 .  Provides outreach to victims in the community as well as other service providers through attendance at various coalition/community meetings, health fairs, and various outreach opportunities to enhance services and resources for clients. Participates in the continuous improvement process of curriculum implementation by working collaboratively with the Education Team Leader. Maintains data related to specific grant expectations. Travel is required throughout Knox and surrounding counties. This position will mostly occur during business hours, but a flexible schedule is preferred as some events may occur after 5 pm and on weekends. This position is part time.

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.

REQUIREMENTS - Education Specialist

Education/Knowledge: Must have a bachelor's degree and basic knowledge in 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, crisis intervention, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. A working knowledge of sexual abuse services is preferred.

Experience: Knowledge in victim services/teaching experience is 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, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

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.

Compensation: Starting salary for this position is approximately $14.48 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) 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.