Team Leader (Children's CSU) 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 the Team Leader for the Children's Crisis Stabilization Unit (CCSU) today!

The CCSU Team Leader's primary responsibilities include:

  • supervision of resident counselor staff on the CSU. This will involve direct clinical supervision and managing scheduling for the Residential Counselor staff. 
  • Provide direct front-line and coverage on the unit. 
  • Serve as liaison with CSU Reception Center Staff in assisting with admission and discharge planning that will include coordination with transportation staff and liaisons with community agencies, ER, law enforcements, etc. for post CSU services. 
  • Serves as a clinical member of the multi-disciplinary team, providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support for client population. 
  • Introduce and teach key recovery concepts through a strengths based, client centered, and EBP service delivery.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $18.38 / hr based on relevant experience and education.


  • The Children's Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) will operate 24/7, 365 days a year. 
  • The holder of this position will be expected to work shifts that meet the needs of the program operation, which may include day, night, weekend, and holiday hours. 
  • Regular attendance is an essential job function. 
  • Mandatory to remain awake and alert during shift.


  • Basic computer skills are required for email, time keeping, scheduling, and documentation in the electronic medical record.



  • Bachelor's degree required. 
  • Must have course work and 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 crisis intervention.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Experience working with individuals with mental illness or special populations with co-occurring and dual diagnoses preferred. 
  • Experience working or volunteering with children, families, or community service preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred. 


  • 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.

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.

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.