Team Leader (Centerpointe Residential) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Join the McNabb Center Team as Residential Team Leader for Centerpointe today!

The Centerpointe Residential Team Leader responsible for:

  • assisting clients with their substance use treatment and possible withdrawal in a non-threatening, comfortable and supportive setting. 
  • carries at least a case load of ten clients varying from both detoxification and residential levels of care and helps them to learn the tools of recovery through group and individual sessions.
  • ensures clients are given individualized treatment plans and are assessed to see what they need to gain the most out of treatment and are offered further care by referring them to aftercare options such as halfway houses, intensive outpatient programs and counseling for emotional and mental needs. 

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $17.64 / hr based on relevant experience and education.


  • The schedule of this position is 40 hours per week with working every other weekend with varying start and end times as needed. 
  • Days and evening shifts worked can vary based on client and/or programmatic needs and requirements of program. 
  • This position is residential, which requires working holidays and the position is expected to participate in an on-call rotation. 
  • This on-call rotation will involve weekend and after hours work.


  • This position does not require transportation of clients on a daily basis; however, the program may need this position to help transport for emergencies and/or need of the clients/program. 
  • Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. 
  • Staff members may be required to provide transportation in their personal vehicle or company van. 
  • If staff members use of their vehicle for this purpose, they will be reimbursed mileage. 
  • F endorsement is required.


  • This position requires the use of basic computer/electronic skills. 
  • Must be knowledgeable and able to utilize Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel).

QUALIFICATIONS - Residential Team Leader


  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, or sociology from an accredited college or university or LADAC license.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Experience in related field preferred but not necessary in a treatment or similar setting working closely with people.  
  • Prefer at least one year management experience.


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal/soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required (training provided).
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff may be required to get an F endorsement to transport clients as necessary.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

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.

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.