Team Leader (Katie Miller) 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: Katie Miller Team Leader

The ideal Team Leader is responsible for supervision of direct care staff and supervision of clients in the milieu including facilitation of a safe, positive, and therapeutic milieu. This position is also responsible for administration of the program rules and level system.  The team leader will participate in the on call rotation, treatment team, and evening client groups.  This position will also develop the monthly staff schedule and lead the monthly staff meetings

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $17.20/hr  based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Flexibility required for meeting the needs of program / providing coverage for call ins with the expectation of participating in the on-call rotation.

Travel: F endorsement required.  Must be able to transport clients.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills required for e-mail, scheduling, time keeping, Microsoft Word, Excel, and documenting in EMR. 



  • A bachelor's degree in social work or a related field and one (1) year of pertinent experience in the human services field with children or in a residential treatment setting.  
  • Volunteer experience and practicum and intern experiences in programs/facilities that work with children and families may be counted as pertinent work experience.

Experience / Knowledge:  

  • Preferred: working with adolescents and families and one year residential experience or exposure via internship, understanding of the expectations of DCS/DOE, understanding of and willingness to learn principles of behavior change, child development, alcohol and drug addictions, mental health disorders, family dynamics, de-escalation techniques and natural/logical consequences.  
  • Experience in a management or supervisory role is preferred. 


  • 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 and physical 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.