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930 Willowbrook Road, Bldg 12G
Minimum Qualifications Permanent service as a Social Work Assistant 3 in a New York State agency eligible for transfer
At least one year of permanent service in a title eligible for 70.1 transfer pursuant to Civil Service Law
Reachable on the current New York State Civil service list for Social Work Assistant 3
FOR PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT:
Must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and one year of post-Bachelor’s experience in social work; or a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a human service area and two years of post-Bachelor’s experience in social work
Duties Description The candidate selected for this position will act as the Self Direction Liaison. The incumbent will oversee the development of a
self-directed plan. Will work closely with the participant, family members, MSC, broker and fiscal intermediary agency. Will review
plans for accuracy. Will participate in local review committees and complete necessary paperwork for approval. Submit plans
electronically to Central Office. Will send approval letters and other correspondence to all parties. Will provide technical support
to brokers, MSCs and all involved in the development and maintenance of a self-directed plan. Will participate in “launch
meetings” when the plan is approved. Will ensure all parties are aware of their responsibilities and provide guidance on the
implementation of the plan. Will participate in ongoing statewide work groups and trainings for brokers and other interested
parties. Will work with other self-directed liaisons regionally to provide trainings for new brokers. Will track on-going training
requirements for brokers. Will provide person centered planning information as needed to interested service coordinators,
parents, brokers, etc. Will participate in forums and presentations to agencies and parent groups interested in self-direction.
Additional Comments • For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• 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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1150 Forest Hill Road, Human Resources