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1500 Waters Place
Minimum Qualifications Transfer Opportunity:
Permanent New York State employee eligible for lateral transfer; or in a comparable title and eligible for Section 70.1 transfer.
Two (2) years of permanent competitive service as a Mental Hygiene Therapy Assistant 1, Grade 12.
Duties Description Mental Hygiene Therapy Assistant 2 supervises a number of Therapy Aides in caring for a group of residents assigned to a ward, or two wards in facilities of the Office of Mental Health. They are responsible for the custody and physical care of these residents along with putting into effect major portions of each client's treatment plan.
Has a greater degree of expertise for carrying out treatment plans which better enables incumbents to participate in the development of such plans.
Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
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 will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
Additional Comments: This position is eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026
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1500 Waters Place
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 resume and other application materials via fax or e-mail the Human Resources email address noted above.