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Job Details
Company Name : United Community & Family Services Inc
Company Location : Norwich, CT 06360
Job Position : Community Health Worker
Job Category : Jobs in Connecticut

Job Description :


UCFS is looking for candidates who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others! We are currently seeking a part-time (20hrs) Community Health Worker who will utilize personal experience and training to assist individuals, families, couples, and groups with engagement into accessing and utilizing community resources. Will work conjointly with St. Vin- cent de Paul Kitchen to assist those consumers to be able to take advantage of UCFS services.


  • Provides peer mentoring support, information and guidance relevant to consumer needs (social skills, substance use recovery supports, primary care, training, mentoring, behavioral health and recreational activities, etc.)
  • Collaborates with behavior health, primary care, dental and other UCFS services and clients to determine care plans related to basic needs; legal, medical, and insurance. Assists clients to meet basic needs via case management, skill building and coaching.
  • Maintain familiarity with community resources and collaborate with state and local agencies and other community based supports Assists clients with access to program services, area resources.
  • Participates in Case Reviews and supervision
  • Develop client-centered care plan that supports client empowerment and improvement of overall health status
  • Minimum of 60% travel may be required


  • Minimum of Associates Degree, BA/BS preferred.
  • Ability to provide a strengths based, client centered approach to the delivery of service
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, Internet and e-mail
  • All employees at UCFS are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19

UCFS offers a comprehensive benefits package including –

  • Flexible schedules
  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous paid time off including 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays and 10 sick days each year
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan with 6% employer contribution
  • Paid life and disability insurance

UCFS does not just welcome diversity, we celebrate it! We strive for diversity throughout our organization to reflect and represent the communities we serve. UCFS is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.

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