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For a limited time only!!

***We are offering $1,000 Sign-On Bonus if hired as DSP**

The Arc Westchester is looking for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to work in Westchester County. Full-time/Part-time positions available: Evenings, Overnights, and Weekends.

**Receive $1000 SIGN-ON BONUS if hired as DSP**.

Job Responsibilities:

Duties include assisting individuals with their leisure time, health care, safety, and self-care needs in residential settings and in the community. Drive individuals to different activities/locations.

Job Requirements:

Minimum High School Diploma/GED Required.
Requires a valid NYS driver’s license for a minimum of 3 years. (Note: 2-year NYS driver’s license with no points would be considered as well)

You may also email positions@arcwestchester.org or fax to 914.428.2504.

Updated: 8-16-19

Current Job Listings

Location:
Westchester
Description:

The Children School for Early Development, serving children with developmental disabilities ages 0-5, is seeking a Part Time Social Worker. Master’s degree, LCSW License and experience working with children as a social worker is required.

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Location:
Preschool
Description:

Develop and monitor comprehensive program for full day children. Administer psychological evaluations. Plan and collaborate with staff for full day preschool classes. Assist social worker in intake process, parents’ visits, family contacts and communication. Provide parent education workshops. Requires Permanent NYS Certification in School Psychology, knowledge of Autism/PPD and principal methods for teaching.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with children, staff and families.

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Location:
Westchester
Description:

The residential Registered Dietitian assesses residents’ nutritional needs and food patterns based on age, activity level, and special circumstances resulting from health related conditions including disabilities, diabetes, high blood pressure, food allergies, and obesity. Provides nutrition counseling and recommendations, plans menus, directs the preparation of food to meet dietary needs and trains residential staff. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in dietetics/nutrition with a minimum of six months of experience, OR an Associate’s degree in dietetics/nutrition with at least eight years of experience. Must be a Registered Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist in New York State. A NYS Driver’s license is also required.

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Description:

Responsible for the prevocational needs of individuals or small groups of individuals with disabilities to include those in Prevocational and State Services.  Provide services in accordance with their needs, preferences and desires as per their Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Habilitation Plan.  Develops and writes Individualized Prevocational Plans.   Identifies maximum level of development for each individual and assist them in reaching desired level.  Maintains case records in compliance with the Arc of Westchester, OPWDD, and Medicaid regulations.  Writes all required reports and provides counseling to individuals and their families.  Attends and participates in ISP meetings for assigned Individuals. Requires HS diploma, a

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Description:

Develop and implement community based/in house programming in accordance with the Individual’s needs, preferences and desires as per the individual’s Service & Habilitation Plan.  Provide services in accordance with all relevant regulations.  Has the responsibility of transporting consumers to and from program on an ongoing substitute basis. Requires H.S. Diploma/GED and a valid NYS Driver’s License. AA degree and experience working with DD population preferred.

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Description:

Duties include assisting individuals with their leisure time, health care, safety, and self care needs in the Respite House located in Thornwood, NY. Required: HS Diploma/GED and a valid NYS driver’s license for minimum 3 years.

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Description:

Duties include assisting individuals with their leisure time, health care, safety, and self care needs in the Respite House located in Thornwood, NY. Required: HS Diploma/GED and a valid NYS driver’s license for minimum 3 years.

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Location:
Yonkers
Description:

Oversees all quality, compliance and regulatory requirements related to community employment in accordance with OPWDD, ACCES-VR, OMH and other regulatory entities. Supervises staff and provides direct services by maintaining a caseload. Oversee department advocacy efforts for individuals with disabilities that are seeking employment and/ or recently employed in the community. Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, Master’s degree is preferred; One(1) year experience working with DD population is preferred, as well as supervision experience. Valid NYS Driver’s License and reliable vehicle required. Ability to work effectively with employers, families, interdepartmental staff and other community and corporate contacts.

 

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Location:
Hawthorne
Description:

At The Arc Westchester welcoming and inspiring care is provided in collaboration with individuals with developmental disabilities using a person-centered, culturally competent, and outcomes driven environment.   The Arc Westchester is seeking a Part-Time, Medical Director to oversee medical care standards for all individuals served by agency by providing supervision of the Director of Nursing and the Director of Behavioral Services and direct psychiatric care to individuals with psychiatric and other disabilities served in the Article 16 clinic. The position will assess and provide psychiatric treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and psychiatric conditions, and signs and approves all clinic treatment plans

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Location:
Hawthorne
Description:

This position requires the ability to manage a caseload of individuals receiving community habilitation services. Responsibilities include supervising the Direct Support Professionals and ensuring that their documentation is accurate and timely. The Supervisor will be the primary contact for families, attend the Annual and Semi-Annual meetings and facilitate communication with staff, outside agency staff and the individuals and families that we support.  The Supervisor will assist in providing annual trainings and ensure that proper billing standards and OPWDD regulations are followed. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in a health or human services area. Valid NYS Driver’s License.

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Location:
Hawthorne
Description:

Staff members will support individuals with special needs in programs related to skill building for transition age students. Responsibilities include planning curriculum, organizing and implementing social, technology, employment/career development and independent living skills activities under the supervision of the Program Facilitator. Staff members may provide transportation to participants. Requires High School Diploma, College degree or credits desirable. A valid NYS Driver’s License is required. Experience in working with people with disabilities strongly preferred.

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Location:
Hawthorne
Description:

The facilitator will support individuals with special needs in a specialized skills development program serving adolescents with developmental disabilities who are near graduation from high school. Responsibilities include planning curriculum, organizing and implementing social, technology, employment/career development and independent living skills activities. The facilitator will supervise support staff and interact with family members regarding logistics, service delivery, records, activities and program participation. Requires College Degree with a major course of study in education, social work or related field. Masters Degree preferred. Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License and at least 3 years’ experience in working with people with disabilities.

 

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Location:
Hawthorne
Description:

Implements the Family Outreach Program to identify unserved and underserved individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose is to identify these individuals and link them with appropriate generic and specialized services. This work focuses on establishing relationships with formal and informal service providers and making connections with neighborhood associations. Short term case management is provided to help meet the needs of individuals. Oversee other aspects of the FSS Grant for Outreach including the reimbursement program, CBI, and the Parenting Program. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Human Services field; Masters Degree is preferred. Requires minimum 2 years experience working in an organization

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Location:
Westchester
Description:

Provides diagnostic, evaluative and therapeutic services for a broad spectrum of speech disorders for children with developmental disabilities. Participates in completing and updating the Comprehensive Functional Assessment. Provide in-service training to staff as needed/requested and or assigned.

Must have car and NYS drivers’ license. Must have considerable knowledge of OPWDD regulations. Professional- Graduation from an accredited College or University with a Bachelors or Masters degree in Speech Pathology. Licensed and currently registered as a Speech Pathologist by New York State Department of Education as a person eligible for licensure by virtue of holding a certificate of clinical competence

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Description:

The Children’s School has several collaborative inclusion classes located in community early childhood settings for preschool students with a disability. We are seeking a certified special education teacher, experienced working with young children with developmental delays and disabilities. In addition to classroom management, curriculum development and lesson planning to design activities that meet the IEP goals for students, this position requires communication with parents, school districts and other professional clinicians, working on a collaborative team.

Requires Graduation from College or University with a Masters Degree in Special Education and at least two years of experience.

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