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600 East 125th Street
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the current Paraprofessional Careers in Mental Hygiene eligible list. After two years of satisfactory experience as a Rehabilitation Assistant 1, SG-11, the appointee will advance to a Rehabilitation Assistant 2 without further examination.
Candidates must have permanent competitive status as a Rehabilitation Assistant 2 Grade 14, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Duties Description Rehabilitation Assistants 2 are second-level paraprofessionals who assist in the vocational and social rehabilitation of clients. They conduct preliminary evaluations of clients' potential and existing capacities and interests, assess clients' ability to follow directions and work with peers and supervisors to plan and conduct individual and group rehabilitation programs.
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
Rehabilitation Assistant 1 / SG-11 / $38,464 - $49,417
Rehabilitation Assistant 2 / SG-14 / $45,455- $58,028
This position is eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.
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600 East 125th Street
Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.