Bilingual Community Support Worker: Community Support for Families- 5452 Job at Community Health Resources, Norwich, CT

  • Community Health Resources
  • Norwich, CT

Job Description

With a career at CHR, you can look forward to a respectful workplace, an inclusive culture, and most importantly, a family. A career can mean different things at different workplaces. Apply now to see what it means to us and what it's like to work somewhere your voice is heard, your wellness is a priority, and your success matters.

JOB TITLE: Bilingual Community Support Worker

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time, 40 hours/wk

SCHEDULED HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM; 2 evenings per week of availability

PROGRAM/LOCATION: Community Support for Families, Norwich, CT

PC#: 1101


To provide case management services to families with reports of abuse/neglect, coordinate child and family teaming activities, offer an array of services/supports to enhance protective factors, assess the strengths and needs of the family and collaborate with the Parent Navigators to ensure families are connected to resources, services and supports in the community.


  • Assesses whole family needs including basic needs, therapeutic, medical, and other needs
  • Provides support and crisis management related to family needs.
  • Assists in linking families with needed community support services, programs, and agencies; advocates for clients' rights and access to services.
  • Works as liaison with DCF, hospitals, other community-based services, family members, and significant others.
  • Processes appropriate requests for flex funding
  • Works in collaboration with Parent Navigators


Education: A Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services related field is preferred but candidates with an Associate's degree plus an extra two years' experience in a related field with an approved waiver from funder DCF or candidates with a High School diploma with a minimum of 4 years' extra experience in related field with an approved waiver from funder DCF will be considered.

Experience: For all candidates - Minimum of 2 years experience in mental health related setting.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Valid driver's license.

Additional Requirements : Bilingual in English and Spanish Required


  • Voted Top Workplace 9 years in a row!
  • Generous paid time off , including your birthday!
  • 403b Retirement Plan contributions
  • Competitive insurance premiums

    • Discounts on pet, auto, and home insurances as well!
  • Education and licensure reimbursement

    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
    • NHSC loan repayment program offered at select sites!
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Professional Development program
  • Career development
    • Internal career fairs- meet directly with a recruiter and discuss your career goals
    • Plenty of growth opportunities (we have over 80 programs state-wide!)
    • Free trainings, clinical supervision, and mentoring available at many programs
  • Robust wellness program

    • Annual wellness stipend
    • 3 free confidential counseling sessions available 24/7 to employees and household dependents through an employee assistance program
  • FREE premium subscription to the Calm app (meditations, music, sleep stories and more!) for you and up to 5 family members

    • Virtual bring your pet to work lunches, free weekly yoga, employee appreciation events, and more!
  • Ample opportunities to get involved and have your voice heard

    • Thought-provoking and interactive learning opportunities for all staff focused on increasing diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) throughout the agency
  • Employee-lead resource groups
  • Leadership luncheons with our CEO
  • Join any one of our agency committees!
  • Stay informed with frequent updates
    • Weekly video messages directly from our CEO
    • Monthly newsletters
  • And much, much more...!

*Many of the benefits listed above are available to all staff regardless of hours worked! Please note that some of the listed benefits may be subject to eligibility.


$18.8631/hr minimum to $28.2947/hr maximum, dependent upon experience

*Actual rates are determined at the time of offer and are based on relevant experience and internal equity, as well as, adherence to our internal equity policy. Many of our positions offer program/location differentials and/or sign-on incentives. (Please note, for part-time positions this range would be pro-rated based on hours worked)

CHR is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that respects differences and honors the experience of our diverse staff. We encourage women, members of ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with (dis)abilities, and veterans to apply.

Take the first step to a meaningful career and apply to CHR today!

Job Tags

Full time, Part time, Remote job, Flexible hours, Afternoon shift, Monday to Friday,

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