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***We are offering $2,000 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 $2000 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 the individuals to different activities/locations.

Job Requirements:

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

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You may also email [email protected] or fax to 914.428.2504.

Updated: 1-14-19

 

Job Title: ASSISTANT RESIDENCE MANAGER

Location: Bedford

Job Description: Assist supervisors in overseeing all aspects of the residential program and all direct care staff. Ensures the residents’ physical, social, emotional, communication, safety, and independent living needs are properly addressed and all policies and regulations are adhered to in the residence. Requires HS Diploma, a valid NYS driver’s license, 1-year experience working in a residential setting, and basic computer skills.

 

Job Title: ASSISTANT RESIDENCE MANAGER

Location: Scarsdale

Job Description: Assist supervisors in overseeing all aspects of the residential program and all direct care staff. Ensures the residents’ physical, social, emotional, communication, safety, and independent living needs are properly addressed and all policies and regulations are adhered to in the residence. Requires HS Diploma, a valid NYS driver’s license, 1-year experience working in a residential setting, and basic computer skills.

 

Job Title: ASSISTANT RESIDENCE MANAGER

Location: White Plains

Job Description: Assist supervisors in overseeing all aspects of the residential program and all direct care staff. Ensures the residents’ physical, social, emotional, communication, safety, and independent living needs are properly addressed and all policies and regulations are adhered to in the residence. Requires HS Diploma, a valid NYS driver’s license, 1-year experience working in a residential setting, and basic computer skills.

 

Job Title: ASSISTANT RESIDENCE MANAGER

Location: Palisades Residence, Yonkers

Job Description: Assist supervisors in overseeing all aspects of the residential program and all direct care staff. Ensures the residents’ physical, social, emotional, communication, safety, and independent living needs are properly addressed and all policies and regulations are adhered to in the residence. Requires HS Diploma, a valid NYS driver’s license, 1-year experience working in a residential setting, and basic computer skills.

 

Job Title: ASSISTANT TEACHER

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: Assistant Teacher needed for early childhood program serving children with disabilities in Westchester County. Job duties include play and learning activities in a preschool classroom working under the direction of the Teacher. Experience working with young children and knowledge of developmental disabilities preferred.  Requires HS Diploma and NYS Teacher’s Assistant Certification, college is preferred but not required.

 

Job Title: ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/COO

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: The Associate Executive Director/COO reports to and works closely with the Executive Director in overseeing all operational aspects of the organization. As the Chief Operating Officer of the agency, the Associate Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of all programs and services to supported individuals. The position is responsible to provide the leadership, management and vision to ensure the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative, and resources in place to sustain and grow the programs and to ensure high performance, financial strength and operating efficiency. This position will have direct responsibility for ensuring the success of Residential and Day Services, Educational Services, Innovations and Community Development, Clinical Services and actively collaborate with Finance, Human Resources, Quality Improvement and Staff Development.

Specific duties will also include guiding and supporting all programs and services and effectively engaging with all program stakeholders. Lead a high-performing team of senior staff to the next level by further developing and implementing cutting-edge recruitment, training, retention, and succession planning strategies. Oversees the development and monitoring of the organization’s operating budget. Works with the Executive Director/CEO on developing and implementing the organization’s strategic plan and related new service initiatives. Represents the agency on local, state, and national levels as needed. Participate in fundraising initiatives and work closely with The Arc Foundation staff to expand and extend contributions. Participate in advocacy efforts, interpreting, and influencing relevant public policy. Assist the Executive Director/CEO in developing partnerships with other service providers. Assist in the development of innovative and creative services responsive to the interest and needs of people with developmental disabilities. Assist in development of new funding streams, public and private. Assist in the development of formal connections with local government, businesses and educational entities. Serve as the ambassador for all programs and operations and represents the Executive Director in her absence. 

The ideal candidate is required to have a Master’s degree in the Human/Health Care Service or related field. A significant record of accomplishment of 10 years or more in progressive human/health services experience, including clearly demonstrated senior leadership operating multiple services programs while sustaining financial strength and operating efficiency. Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams, developing an organization-wide strategy for program excellence, engaging community partners, and partnering with the CEO, executive team, and Board of Directors. Ability to provide tangible examples of excellence in program analytics, measurement, and evaluation. Proven track record of demonstrated integrity, excellence in work, and leading others to new levels of innovation, value, effectiveness, and programmatic impact. 

 

Job Title: BEHAVIOR SERVICES SPECIALIST 

Location:  Hawthorne

The Arc Westchester is currently seeking a motivated Behavior Specialist who is looking for opportunities to grow his or her professional career and make a meaningful difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to join our team. This full time (35 hrs/week, benefits included) position will join the residential department’s clinical team.  As a leading social services agency in Westchester County, New York, The Arc Westchester supports more than 2,000 individuals with IDD (Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities) through a broad range of innovative and effective programs and services designed to foster independence, productivity, and participation in community life.

The Behavior Specialist is responsible for completing functional behavior assessments, developing behavior support plans, training staff on the implementation of behavior support plans and procedures, and working with an interdisciplinary team (e.g., nurses, nutritionists, family members) to best meet the needs of the person receiving services. Additionally, the Behavior Specialist will be responsible for providing training to employees in the areas of applied behavior analysis and helping advance The Arc Westchester’s strategic initiatives as they relate to behavioral services.  Primarily working in the field, the Behavior Specialist receives ongoing training, is supported, and clinically supervised by a doctoral-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D).  Requires at least a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a clinical and/or treatment field of psychology and documented
training in assessment techniques and behavior support plan development Requires at least one-year experience working with people with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities Actively pursuing or current certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) preferred.

 

Job Title: CAREER PLANNER- New **$250 Referral Bonus if person referred is hired**

Location:

Job Description: Responsible to coordinate, develop, create and implement employment opportunities using Person Centered Planning methods and techniques in accordance with the needs of the individuals served. Other responsibilities include building relationships with families,  employers and regulatory entities to serve and support the individuals served. Requires HS Diploma/GED, a valid NYS Driver’s License, a  reliable car and one (1) year experience with DD population; Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred. Must be flexible, reliable, and  take initiative. Ability to work effectively with employers, families, interdepartmental staff, other community, and corporate contacts.

 

Job Title: COMMUNITY CHOICES INSTRUCTOR – 4 positions

Location: Hawthorne 

Job Description:Develop and implement community-based programming/ integration in accordance with the Individual’s needs, preferences and desires as per their Individual Service and Habilitation Plan.  Maintain health and safety standards. Position will specifically work within the “Choices” Without Walls program. Staff may be required to operate a wheelchair accessible vehicle. Requires H.S Diploma, NYS Driver’s License, successful completion of OPWDD approved CPR/first aid certification.

 

Job Title: COMMUNITY HABILITATION SPECIALIST/ Sub Driver

Location: Mt. Kisco 

Job Description: Develop and implement community/ in-house programming in accordance with the Individual’s needs, preferences and desires, as per their Individual Service and Habilitation Plan. Has the primary responsibility of transportation of Individuals to and from program on a regular basis. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field, a valid NYS Driver’s License, experience with DD preferred. Reliable, independent worker, have good communication skills and the ability to evaluate program needs and make recommendations.

 

Job Title: CONTRACT PSYCHIATRIST – P/T

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Agency Medical Director, the Part-Time, Contract Psychiatrist will assess and provide psychiatric treatment for adults with developmental disabilities and psychiatric conditions.  The psychiatrist works in conjunction with all internal and external care team members. Schedule: 7-10 hours per week. Job Requirements: Board Certified and Licensed Psychiatrist in NYS;Clinical experience working with adults who are dually diagnosed or a strong interest in working with this population; Professional credentials should be current as dictated by the State licensing standards and Professional Licensing Board.

 

Job Title: DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS – DSP – PER DIEM

Location:  Throughout Westchester

Job Description: Duties include assisting individuals with their leisure time, health care, safety, and self-care needs in residential settings and in the community. Required: HS Diploma/GED and a valid NYS driver’s license for minimum 3 years.

 

Job Title: FAMILY TEACHING PROFESSIONAL

Location: West Harrison

Job Description: The primary responsibility of the Family Teaching Professional is to facilitate a high quality of life for persons served within The Arc Westchester, NEXT for NEIGHBORS residence. This is achieved by ensuring compliance with various state/federal regulations and with The Arc Westchester’s adaptation of the Professional Family Teaching Model. This position manages all services and activities occurring in their assigned program location and supervises Community Living Support Professionals. This position is responsible for teaching new skills, managing behaviors to maximize independence in activities of daily living, and developing schedules for high levels of participation/engagement. While this is a live-in position, Family Teaching Professional the work is performed in any location they are in with the person(s) they support. Requires a High School Diploma/GED, Associates Degree in related field is preferred. Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License, and Professional Family Teaching Model Certification obtained within 12 months of employment. 

 

Job Title: HABILITATION INSTRUCTOR/ SUB-DRIVER

Location: Ossining and Yonkers

Job 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 transportation of Individuals to and from program on a substitute basis. Requires H.S. Diploma/GED and a valid NYS Driver’s License. AA degree and experience working with DD population preferred.

 

Job Title: JOB COACH - New

Location: White Plains

Job Description: This position is responsible to support individuals at internship opportunities for the pathway to employment service. Supervise and train individuals or small groups of individuals with disabilities in accordance with their needs and desires as per their Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Habilitation Plan. Services may be provided in the community, center-based program or other specified location. Requires High School Diploma/ GED and a valid NYS Driver’s license. AA degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Must be a reliable, independent worker, with good communication skills.

 

Job Title: JOB PLACEMENT SPECIALIST –- New  **$250 Referral Bonus if person referred is hired**

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: Act as a liaison and advocate for individuals with disabilities employed in the community. Develops a Habilitation Plan and is responsible to implement the valued outcomes of the plan. Maintain contact with employers, families and service coordinators regarding progress or issues at the work site. Services may include job skills, interpersonal skills, job advancement skills and job retention skills.  Requires a NYS valid Driver’s License and a H.S. diploma/GED. AA degree in Human Services or related field or Bachelor’s degree is preferred. One-year experience with DD population, individuals with disabilities or related field is preferred.

 

Job Title: JOB PLACEMENT SPECIALIST
 
Location: Mt. Kisco

Job Description: Act as a liaison and advocate for individuals with disabilities employed in the community. Develops a Habilitation Plan and is responsible to implement the valued outcomes of the plan. Maintain contact with employers, families and service coordinators regarding progress or issues at the work site. Services may include job skills, interpersonal skills, job advancement skills and job retention skills.  Requires a NYS valid Driver’s License and a H.S. diploma/GED. AA degree in Human Services or related field or Bachelor’s degree is preferred. One-year experience with DD population, individuals with disabilities or related field is preferred.

 

Job Title: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – PT

Location: Throughout Westchester

Job Description: The Children School for Early Development is looking for an Occupational Therapist for evaluation, direct therapy and consult therapy to children as specified in their IEP or IFSP. Requires Bachelor’s degree, NYS Occupational Therapy License and experience working with children.

 

Job Title: ONE TO ONE AIDE

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: Substitutes needed for early childhood program serving children with disabilities in Westchester County. Job duties include play and learning activities in a preschool classroom working under the direction of the Teacher. Experience working with young children and knowledge of developmental disabilities preferred.  Requires HS Diploma, college is preferred but not required.

 

Job Title: PHYSICAL THERAPIST – PT

Location: Throughout Westchester

Job Description: Arc of Westchester preschool, serving children with developmental disabilities ages 0-5, is seeking a NYS Registered Physical Therapist. BA degree, NYS Physical Therapy License and experience working with children as a physical therapist required.

 

Job Title: PREVOCATIONAL SERVICES SPECIALIST

Location: Yonkers

Job 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 valid NYS Driver’s License, one (1) year experience working with DD population and basic computer skills including MS Office Word. BA Degree in Human Services or related field is preferred.

 

Job Title: RECREATION ASSISTANT

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: Responsible to supervise and assist teens and adults on a scheduled recreation/respite activity. Requires a valid NYS Driver’s License. HS Diploma/GED preferred. This is a seasonal position, June through August.

 

Job Title: REGISTERED NURSE – RN

Location: White Plains

Job Description: The RN provides nursing services to individuals of the residences and programs assigned, assists in the training of other Registered Nurses and department staff. Promotes good health, prevent illnesses and ensure medical care is provided to individuals. Acts as a resource to Nursing Supervisor and administration regarding health care issues. Requires Graduation from an accredited college or university nursing program, Bachelor’s degree preferred; current NYS license as a Professional Registered Nurse; experience working as a nurse in OPWDD approved program preferred.

 

Job Title: QIDP RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Location: Bedford                          

Job Description: The QIDP Residential Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Clinical Team Leader and will manage operations and complete QIDP responsibilities for assigned residential programs. Management responsibilities include: The supervision of Assistant Manager and other DSP staff, ensuring the physical, social, and emotional needs of the people that live in the house are met and maintain a safe environment. As QIDP, will be responsible for the development, implementation and revision of residential habilitation plans, Individualized Plans of Protective Oversight (IPOP) and monthly notes for all people living in the homes. This include the oversight of the implementation of the plans, data collection and training the DSP staff on all new and revised plans. Requires Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, or related Human Services field.  OR a minimum of 7years experience as a QIDP. Master’s degree preferred. At least two(2) years of experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). At least 5 years experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities. 

 

Job Title: SPECIAL EDUCATION ABA TEACHER 

Location: Westchester        

Job 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 Master’s degree in Special Education or related field and direct experience working in an educational setting with young children with developmental disabilities, specifically preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder. NYS Certification for Special Education Teacher and BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) are required. Knowledge of principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (specifically that of Verbal Behavior). 

 

Job Title: SOCIAL WORKER

Location: Hawthorne

Job Description: Provide direct clinical and QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional) services in assigned residential programs including developing, writing and revising IRA residential habilitation plans, behavioral treatment plans, ICF programs, assessments, person-centered planning, and counseling. Requires a Master’s degree in Social Work and at least one year experience working directly with persons with developmental disabilities. Knowledge of developmental disabilities, person centered services and behavioral analysis. Ability to communicate professionally, orally and in writing. 

 

Job Title: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER –2 positions

Location: Westchester                  

Job 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.

 

Job Title: SPEECH PATHOLOGIST MA CFY

Location:  Westchester

Job 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.

 

Job Title: TREATMENT COORDINATOR/SUB-DRIVER         

Location:  Yonkers          

Job Description: Develop, coordinate and implement consumer habilitation plans in accordance with their Individual Service Plan or Comprehensive Functional Assessment.  Overall supervision of assigned staff including ensuring all required documentation is accurate and completed in a timely fashion. Assure maintenance of health and safety standards within facility including adequate staff coverage and physical plant and has the responsibility of transporting consumers to and from program on an ongoing substitute basis. Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in a related field, minimum one-year experience with DD population and a valid NYS Driver’s License. Supervisory experience preferred.

 

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If you wish to apply for a position at The Arc Westchester, please email your resume to [email protected] or fax it to 914-428-2504.