Social Worker

 

Date Posted: January 2019

Department: Behavioral Health

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/ License Master Social Worker who will work with a professional and innovative clinical team to provide clients with a full range of counseling services for their mental health, substance use and/or co-occurring disorder recovery needs. 

The successful candidate will;

  • Provide individual and group therapy to assigned clients.

  • Provide intake into Behavioral Health program as needed and complete assessments as indicated.

  • Carry active caseload of regular clients and meet agency productivity standards.

  • Make appropriate referrals and maintains contact with other therapists, physicians and agencies involved in client’s case.

  • Have familiarity and comfort working with issues related to homelessness, substance abuse, mental health diagnosis, and history of trauma.

  • Have demonstrated knowledge and competency regarding diagnosis, assessment and treatment of behavioral health services.

  • Have excellent communication skills; both written and verbal.

  • The ability to work with interdisciplinary team.

  • The ability to generate high levels of client satisfaction.

  • Must demonstrate age specific/population specific competencies in area(s) of practice. Knowledge and skills related to individual, group and family system dynamics.

  • Must possess demonstrated cultural competency and ability to serve diverse client population.

  • All candidates for employment at CHS must successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Education and Experience

Minimum Educational Qualifications and experience required:

  • Master’s degree in social work

  • 0-5 years of experience

  • CT LCSW or LMSW

Preferred Knowledge/experience  Preference required beyond minimum qualifications

  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)

Other Key factors

  • Knowledge and competency regarding diagnosis, assessment and treatment of behavioral health services.

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal.

  • Ability to work with interdisciplinary team.

  • Ability to generate high levels of client satisfaction.

  • Must demonstrate age specific/population specific competencies in area(s) of practice. Knowledge and skills related to individual, group and family system dynamics.

  • Flexible and able to multi-task.

  • Cultural competency to serve diverse client population.

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Competitive pay

  • Generous time off

    • 5 weeks PTO

    • 1 week CME

    • 9 paid holidays

  • Potential for student loan repayment through National Health Services Corps

  • Guaranteed 401K match up to 4%, no waiting period

  • Comprehensive medical & dental insurance

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.