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2445 Route 30
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To qualify, the incumbent must have a bachelor’s degree and must demonstrate at least three years’ experience working with and for persons with developmental disabilities. The incumbent must know the nature, needs and rights of persons with developmental disabilities; be familiar with normalization as a practice; have knowledge of community resources, services and programs; understand group dynamics; have experience with or knowledge of voluntary associations; and have knowledge and skills in monitoring and evaluating programs. Candidates must also be available for evening and weekend work. Flexibility to travel is required.
NOTE: The position is NS (Non-Statutory) equated to G-18. Familiarity with the Willowbrook Permanent Injunction preferred.
Duties Description PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Including but not limited to: participate in annual, semiannual and other designated team meetings while acting “in loco parentis” for Willowbrook Class Members who are not represented by parents, relatives or guardians and those who have requested representation; evaluate individuals’ needs and interests; possess knowledge of current service provisions and OPWDD regulations. Additionally, the incumbent will participate in the placement planning process and evaluate the appropriateness of proposed residential settings, educational/vocational program services, medical health care services and treatment, protection from harm and social/leisure support services. The incumbent will also monitor quality of ongoing service provisions for individuals, assist local parent advisory groups in fulfilling their responsibilities, participate in community and parent education programs, and establish and maintain contact with local parent/consumer organizations.
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