Employment Opportunities

UConnectCare (formerly GCASA)

Best Company to Work for in New York

2018-2023

UConnectCare (formerly GCASA) is a progressive nonprofit organization located in WNY offering help to those impacted by substance use disorder through prevention, treatment, residential, detox, and recovery services for almost 50 years. UConnectCare has earned a local and regional reputation for excellence and was recognized as a Best Company to Work for in New York, 2018-2023. We are looking for amazing individuals who want to make a difference in the communities we serve.

All current job postings are listed below.  A completed employment application is required for each candidate.  Employment questions should be addressed to Kim Corcoran, HR Director, at 585-815-1801 or kcorcoran@uconnectcare.org.

Available Positions

Click any position below to find details on the qualifications, responsibilities and additional information on the vacancy.

Pre employment background/post offer drug screening required.

Send resumes to:
UConnectCare, Attn:  Human Resources,
430 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020
or apply online below.

UConnectCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Assistant Director of Grants Management

Assistant Director of Grants Management

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The selected candidate will assist the Director of Grants Management in: Seeking out and applying for grants and other funding opportunities. Planning, implementing, and managing grants and projects. Collecting and analyzing grant and project data. Completing, submitting, and presenting reports to funders; key partners such as Independent Practice Associations, Behavioral Health Care Collaboratives, other partnerships and provider groups, consortia, and networks with which UConnectCare is participating; LGUs; regulatory bodies; the Board; Directors; etc. Full job post here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Reports to the Director of Grants Management

Status: Full time, grant funded
Pay Range:  $21.42-31.20 per hour
Location: UConnectCare, 5130 East Main Street, Batavia

Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background check/post offer drug screening required.  CARF and NHSC accredited.  EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
04/11/2024

Harm Reduction Counselor

Harm Reduction Counselor

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under direct supervision, the Counselor will perform evidence-based assessments and use evidenced-based practices (including but not limited to Motivational Interviewing) and therapeutic methods to support people with SUD who do not have an immediate goal of abstinence through connections to harm reduction and recovery support, additional levels of care as needed and wanted, and individual and group therapy that takes a harm reduction approach and validates the choices of people who use drugs while not minimizing risks and dangers. Full job post here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum BA degree in Human Service related field. CASAC preferred, with two years full-time paid direct service experience in a recognized human service agency – with direct service experience in field of addiction and mental health or equivalent.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Under the supervision of the Harm Reduction Coordinator.

Status: Part time, 0.5 FTE based on a 35-hour work week, grant funded
Pay Range:  $18-$22 per hour
Location: UConnectCare, 5130 East Main Street, Batavia

Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background check/post offer drug screening required.  CARF and NHSC accredited.  EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
03/26/2024

Finance Manager

Finance Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Finance Manager performs accounting tasks for UConnectCare, Inc. and the Foundation. Maintain the highest level of confidentiality, discretion and privacy regarding all facets of financial information and activities at all times. Print and post entries from TenEleven monthly. Compare general ledger accounts receivable with TenEleven. Compare cash received in the revenue journal with TenEleven reports. Prepare an accrual quarterly financial statement for the Board and other interested parties. Review the completed revenue journal at the end of the month. Ensure the residential accounts are separated correctly. Prepare a breakdown by bank account. Prepare a list of entries including account numbers that have to be uploaded to the general ledger. Full job post here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree in Accounting or related field. Bachelors or Associates Degree with five years’ experience.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Reports to the Assistant CFO

Status: Full time. Non-exempt
Pay Range: $19.38-$28.23 per hour
Location: 430 East Main Street, Batavia

Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background check/post offer drug screening required.  CARF and NHSC accredited.  EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
03/10/2024

Residential Counselor

Residential Counselor

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work across residential programs, providing individual and group counseling. Complete paperwork in accordance with regulations. Maintain quality clinical records utilizing agency electronic health record. Develop and assess treatment plans and progress towards measurable goals. Work closely with clients to engage them in decision-making processes regarding their treatment and recovery. Full job post here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Counseling with CASAC preferred.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Residential Counselor reports to and receives supervision from the Program Director or designee.

Status:  Full-time, salaried exempt
Pay Rate: $18-$22 per hour
Location: 424 East Main Street, Batavia, NY

Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background check/post offer drug screening required.  CARF and NHSC accredited.  EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
01/09/2024

Supportive Living Counselor

Supportive Living Counselor

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop diagnostic impression using DSM-V criteria. Develop and review individual recovery plans. Prepare discharge and aftercare plans. Consult with supervisor regarding problem cases and recovery assessments. Provide individual and group SUD support counseling. Perform client intake, orientation, discharge, and referral procedures. Full job post here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Counseling with CASAC preferred. 1-3 years counseling experience.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Supportive Living Counselor reports to and receives supervision from the Program Director or designee.

Status:  Full-time, salaried exempt
Pay Rate: $18-$22 per hour
Location: 424 East Main Street, Batavia, NY

Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background check/post offer drug screening required.  CARF and NHSC accredited.  EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
11/29/2023

Food Service Staff - Detox

Food Service Staff

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Supervised by Program Manager, working collaboratively with Residential Kitchen Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Two part time positions available.  Must be available afternoons, evening, and weekends.  Job duties include:

  • Maintain and clean work area and follow food safety procedures
  • Wash dishes, pots, and pans. Stack dishes, glasses, and silverware.
  • Remove trash.
  • Set up and maintain food items.
  • Check appropriate temperature of food.
  • Oversee food storage and food handling practices to maintain the areas according to safe food handling regulations.
  • Assist with training/supervising assigned clients in the food service area.
  • Know how to safely operate and properly clean machines/appliances in kitchen.
  • Accurately follow recipes as necessary
  • Serve food in a friendly and helpful manner.

Full job description and list of duties here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma/GED, Food service experience preferred. The position has some physical demands such as: Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and twist. Ability to stand for prolonged periods if necessary. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis. Must be able to walk up and down stairs. Basic computer skills in word processing, e-mail, and Internet use.

Must have valid NYS license and method of transportation. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

Pay Rate:  $15-$18 per hour.
Location:  424 East Main Street, Batavia, NY

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
10/3/23

Prevention Educator

Prevention Educator

RESPONSIBILITIES:
One full time opening. Creative and flexible candidate needed to work in schools and the community to provide research-based programs regarding alcohol, tobacco, and other addiction issues. Full job description and list of duties here.  Must have valid NYS license and method of transportation. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

QUALIFICATIONS:
BA/BS in Human Service or related field preferred, AS with prevention experience considered. CPS/CPP preferred or must obtain within first 5 years of employment.

VACANCY AT:  5256 Clinton Street Road, Batavia, NY

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
8/10/23

Technician

Technician

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for smooth operation/supplying coverage of the residents across GCASA’s Residential programs. Residential program is a 24/7 program and all shifts must be covered to include holidays, evenings, and weekends. Shift differential offered to overnight shift. Full job description and list of duties here.  Must have valid NYS license and method of transportation. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school education or equivalent required.  Must have interest in working with clients struggling with substance use disorder issues within the scope of a residential program. Good communication skills and basic skills computer skills required. Two years’ experience with individuals suffering with substance use disorder or behavioral health issues preferred. Knowledge of Universal Precautions, First Aid and CPR preferred.

VACANCY AT:  424 East Main Street, Batavia, NY

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
7/3/23

Security Guard

Security Guard

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Per diem to part time/20 hours per week. Individual will perform security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle. Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards.  Monitor entrances and exits, observe authorized persons entering and departing the property to protect against theft. Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities. Full job description and list of duties here.  Must have valid NYS license and method of transportation. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background/post offer drug screening required. EOE

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the State. Must possess State-required training or other qualifications for licensing. Minimum 3 years work experience in similar setting or equivalent experience in security or law enforcement.

VACANCY AT: 430 East Main Street, Batavia and 249 East Avenue, Albion, NY

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
6/28/23

Licensed Practical Nurse - Detox

Licensed Practical Nurse – Detox

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Reports to the Physician Assistant

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Full time nights, and part-time and full-time days. Weekends.  LPN is responsible for related services for each patient and appropriate linkage to internal/external services. The LPN will participate in the Interdisciplinary Team meetings when necessary to inform the clinical team about medical issues, under the direction of the Physician Assistant.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New York. Must have a current CPR/First Aid certificate or obtain certification within 90 days of hire. Must display the use of appropriate independent judgment to determine the appropriate course of action in resolving problems and in emergencies. Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary, culturally diverse setting with clients, families, staff and regulatory agencies. Experience in substance abuse/mental health environment preferred, but will consider recent nursing school graduate.  Shift differential available for overnights.

Full job description here.

VACANCY AT:  424 East Main Street, Batavia, NY

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
2/6/23

Registered Nurse - Detox

Registered Nurse (RN)

SUPERVISION: The Registered Nurse will report to the Nurse Manager  

DUTIES:
Per diem, part-time and full-time positions available. Evenings, weekends and holiday coverage needed. The nurse is responsible for all nursing related services for each patient and for linking patients to the physicians and to outside medical resources. They participate in the Interdisciplinary Team Meetings when necessary to inform the clinical team about medical issues and is available for emergency medical situations. The nurse provides all services under the supervision of the Director of Nursing. The nurse is responsible to provide medical and history screens, providing routine nursing care and overseeing the medical and psychiatric management of the patient in coordination with the attending physician. They are also a member of the Treatment Team and will provide input into the development of the Master Treatment Plan.

Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be at least a community college graduate with Registered Nursing Degree.   A minimum of 1-year experience in a chemical dependency/psychiatric setting, preferably in a detox unit and/or inpatient, partial hospitalization or outpatient setting required.  Must be licensed to practice nursing in NYS and maintain current licensure requirements.  Maintains current BLS.

VACANCY AT: 424 East Main Street, Batavia

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:
2/7/23

Peer Recovery Advocate

Peer Recovery Advocate

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The Recovery Peer Advocate assists in the development and monitoring of the recovery systems of UConnectCare, Inc. They will demonstrate relevant, competent knowledge and skills in the area of providing one-on-one recovery services and support to individuals.  Full job description here.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or jurisdictionally certified high school equivalency. Must have or be willing to obtain within the first six months of employment the Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) – Provisional certification. .  EOE

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
Under the supervision of the Peer Supervisor/Director of Recovery Services.

Status:  Hourly, nonexempt. Part- and Full-time positions available
Pay Range:  $15-$16/hour
Location:  The Recovery Station, 5256 Clinton Street Road, Batavia

Valid NYS driver’s license and method of transportation required. Must be addiction free, including tobacco. Pre-employment background check/post offer drug screening required.  CARF and NHSC accredited.  EOE

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY:
Apply online with a cover letter and resume to:
UConnectCare, Attn: Human Resources
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY  14020
Phone: 585-815-1801
Email: kcorcoran@gcasa.org

POSTED:  09/01/2023