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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/08/18

Applications Due05/22/18

Vacancy ID53101

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleSocial Work Assistant 3

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $53568 to $68192 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Dutchess

Street Address 38 Firemen's Way

City Poughkeepsie

StateNY

Zip Code12603

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Qualifications: Candidates must currently be a permanent Social Work Assistant 3 OR be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list

Transfer Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law

Duties Description The Social Work Assistant 3 (SWA3) position will serve as an integral staff member of the Front Door team at the Taconic Regional Office. The Front Door is the gateway to OPWDD services and is critical to the Core Mission of the Agency. The SWA3 will assist with individual’s eligibility for services and connection to services, therefore this position directly impacts the Health and Safety of the individuals served by OPWDD.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Act as a liaison between the family, MSC and the Regional Office
• Assist with Eligibility, Assessment and Authorization for each person
• Assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to connect with authorized services.
• Participate in the Quality Review committee to ensure the person gets the most appropriate services
• Act as the Residential School Transition Front Door liaison
• Participate in the monthly Front Door information sessions
• Assist in Medicaid parental deeming for children under 18 and waiver enrollment

Additional Comments You must have a valid driver’s license to apply as travel is a part of the duties involved in this position. This may include a state-owned vehicle, as available, or the employee’s own car. An employee who uses his/her own car will be reimbursed at current negotiated rates.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Taconic DDSO-Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone 8458776821

Fax 845-877-3851

Email Address Joyce.Pinnock@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 26 Center Circle

City Wassaic

State NY

Zip Code 12592

 

Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications, a current resume, and degree to the Taconic DDSOO Human Resources Office. Please provide your social security number for service certification and transfer eligibility determination process. Also, be sure to include the vacancy number on this announcement on your resume.

Taconic DDSO – Human Resources
25 Center Circle
Wassaic, New York 12592
Phone: 845-877-6821 ext. 3367
Fax: 845-877-3851


Please note: Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.


All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.


OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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