Vocational Worker

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Provide Pre-Vocational services as established with the family and on the child's Waiver Service Plan.
  • Adhere to principles of Individualized Care Model and base activities on the needs, abilities and strengths of each child and family.
  • Create and implement Waiver Service Plans by State guidelines, including renewing plans by deadlines.
  • Document visits and contacts with clients through progress notes that are submitted weekly.  Transport clients and communicate with parents before and after visits.
  • Maintain minimum of monthly communication with Care Managers regarding client progress.
  • Attend required staff meetings, case conferences, training and supervision.
  • Adhere to agency and NYS requirements including: HIPAA policies, ethical guidelines, safety protocols and OMIG compliance.
  • Successfully complete Safety in the Community, Diversity and online Mandated Reporting trainings. 

Qualifications and Requirements include:

  • Associate's degree with one year of human service experience. PREFERRED:  Bachelor's degree with one year of experience in human services working with children/youth.
  • Valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history and a properly registered and insured vehicle in accordance with NYS-DMV regulations.
  • Transport clients throughout Nassau County.
  • Intermediate computer skills with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).  Able to learn and adapt to program specific applications related to Electronic Health Records and Medicaid Billing.

Schedule:

  • Part time, up to 19 hours per week.
  • Schedule will vary depending on the families' needs and may include evening hours.