User Support Specialist


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Posted 4 weeks ago

Who we are:

As our co-founders transitioned from military to civilian life, they encountered barriers and inefficiencies navigating the most basic health and social services. Together, they set out to improve that experience for others. Recognizing that social care is essential for better health outcomes, they embarked on a mission to connect people to the care they need, when they need it, in communities across the country. Unite Us has developed an intuitive and seamless technology solution that goes beyond the traditional referral method. We work side-by-side with local organizations, and track data and outcomes to build coordinated care networks that support all aspects of community health. Unite Us is boldly changing the nation’s care delivery system. If you want to do well and do good, join Unite Us– we can build healthier communities together.

About the Customer Success Team:

The User Support Specialist role exists within the Customer Success team. This group is a highly collaborative, fast-paced, and evolving team responsible for implementing new networks and maintaining relationships with existing clients. Our style of partnership and support is hands-on and relationship-based; we are proud of the white glove service we provide to our customers. We are experts in bringing together communities of providers – both in and out of the software- and we extend that expertise to our customers every day. As a team, we are quirky, dynamic, and collaborative. We share a passion for the work we do and hold each other to a high standard of work ethic, but we also know how to have fun!

About the User Support Specialist Role: 

The User Support Specialist is responsible for responding to software users in a timely and accurate manner and troubleshooting any technical issues reported. The role will focus on triaging user queries via chat, email, and phone and routing conversations to the appropriate Customer Success team member as necessary; this approach requires demonstrated patience, empathy, and sound judgment. We are looking for individuals with strong communication skills and an interest in the health & human services space. This role is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a knack for working with people, explaining complex tasks in easy-to-understand terms, who can learn new technology quickly and wants to play a role in improving the health of communities across the country!

What You’ll Do: 

  • Work Monday - Friday from 11AM-8PM PST
  • Maintain user experience and technical support chat with customers requiring assistance troubleshooting their Unite Us account
  • Support set up of new users 
  • Triage user queries and utilize product knowledge to accurately route or escalate user conversations to the appropriate internal team.
  • Complete software configuration of new or existing customers and community-based organizations, as needed
  • Communicate with users in a friendly and empathetic tone to ensure all Unite Us users are receiving white glove service
  • Effectively manage and prioritize multiple conversations at the same time
  • Accurately report technical issues and follow-up with users when their issues are resolved
  • Work with the Customer Success team to identify user needs and feature requests
  • Support the technical configurations and development of Unite Us Resource Directories utilized by customers and coordinated care networks

What’s Required

  • Excellent communication skills; you are an expert at breaking down complicated topics and explaining them in simple terms people can understand 
  • Critical thinker with strong organizational and time management skills; you quickly get to the root of problems and can effortlessly multi-task
  • The ability to be empathetic, compassionate, responsive and resourceful; you are supportive and comfortable handling challenging situations over the phone
  • A strong curiosity and the ability to learn quickly; you ask great questions! 
  • A focus on solution-seeking in the face of a challenge; you know how to organize and prioritize your workload
  • Acute attention to detail
  • The ability to thrive in a variable and demanding startup environment while working remote; you are highly adaptable
  • A passion for healthcare or human services
  • Four-year college degree from an accredited institution
  • Customer service/support experience preferred 

Environmental Job Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • This position can be based in any Unite Us office or can be remote

Unite Us is committed to building a diverse team and fostering an inclusive culture, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in race, religion, color, national origin, gender, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, medical conditions, and other characteristics. If you require assistance in applying for open positions due to a disability please email us at to request an accommodation.

Job tags: College degree Customer service Customer success User Experience
Job region(s): Europe
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