Start-up/Support Broker (Part Time)

Westchester Institute for Human Development
Oct 13, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

The Community Support Network within the Westchester Institute for Human Development in Valhalla, NY is looking for a per diem Start-up/Support Broker to join their Adult Services Team.We are a progressive agency and supportive team seeking a dedicated self-starting individual to work with adults and families using person centered planning to coordinate services and supports to enable individuals with developmental disabilities (who are OPWDD eligible) to access meaningful activities in their daily lives and promote self-determination. Responsibilities include:Interview and consult with the individual and their Circle of Support to create a plan and budget, and sustain and enhance their individualized supports.In collaboration with the same partners and the Financial Management Services provider ensure maintenance of quality services and adherence to the budget. Liaise with the DDSO and provider agencies as required. Requirements/Experience:Bachelor's or Associate's degree in a health or human service field or an RN;One year of experience working with people with a developmental disabilities;Knowledge of NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

Company Description:

Westchester Institute for Human Development is a leader in addressing major social and health issues affecting people with disabilities and vulnerable children. WIHD addresses major social and health issues by developing and delivering medical, clinical and support services to individuals, their families and caregivers. As one of only 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, WIHD creates better futures for these individuals through the creation and dissemination of innovative research, professional leadership education and best practices trainings. WIHD provides nearly 50 programs and services to families and professionals throughout Westchester County and the Lower Hudson Valley.