Job Description


UCFS is currently seeking a full-time Clinician to provide clinical services for individuals, children and families, couples or groups of all ages regarding behavioral, substance abuse, psychiatric or emotional issues through the development and implementation of clinical assessments, treatment plans and discharge plans.
Essential Responsibilities –
  • Provide clinical assessment and treatment client centered care consistent with quality standards of care including evidence-based practices that result in improved health outcomes for clients.
  • Manage and monitor individual productivity through weekly monitoring of short-term and long-term goals.
  • Maintain documentation standards (inclusive of proficiency with electronic documentation) for all records required by agency licensees and payer sources such as DCF, DMHAS, CT-BHP, and Medicaid within a timely fashion.
  • Assess level of risk and appropriate level of care with routine and emergency clients of all ages who may present in crisis with complex and long-term mental health and/or substance abuse issues.
  • Provide on- call support on site during hours of operation for connected and non-connected clients. Includes, but is not exclusive to: arranging for referrals to other levels of care or emergency response, reporting suspected child abuse/neglect to DCF, adhering to legal and ethical guidelines for standards of care.
  • Participate in clinical supervision, and maintain open lines of communication with supervisor and support staff, and coordinate treatment with psychiatrists; work actively toward obtaining professional licensure
  • Coordinate services with relevant providers involved in a given case within and outside of UCFS (e.g. school personnel, Department of Children and Families, courts, etc.) and support continued collaboration with other providers.
UCFS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes –
· medical, dental and vision insurance
· 401(k) plan with an employer contribution
· Flexible Spending Account
· Health Savings Account
· company-paid life and disability insurance
· generous paid time off (holidays, vacation, floating holidays, sick time)
· flexible schedules
· competitive salaries
· National Health Services Corp. Loan Repayment
· Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
· Employee Assistance Program
Qualifications –
  • Master’s degree (M.A., M.F.T., M.S.W.)
  • Zero-3months experience
  • CT State Licensure eligible for LCSW, LMFT, LPC
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.
Employment at UCFS is contingent upon the successful candidate’s compliance with the agency’s Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

How to Apply

United Community and Family Services New London