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New York State Civil Service Licensed Master Social Worker 1 (LMSW1) **Spanish Language- EOA#2023-516 in Hauppauge, New York

Agency People With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

Title Licensed Master Social Worker 1 (LMSW1) **Spanish Language- EOA#2023-516

Occupational Category Health Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade 18

Bargaining Unit PS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range From $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address 415-A Oser Avenue

Front Door Unit

City Hauppauge

State NY

Zip Code 11788

Minimum Qualifications Licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)OR Licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Registration and licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor are not considered qualifying. * Professional social work experience involves activities such as screening, assessing and diagnosing individuals' and families' psychosocial needs, strengths and limitations; participating in the development of treatment plans and discharge plans; counseling and educating individuals, groups and families to promote mental, emotional, physical and social functioning; helping access needed services; providing client/patient advocacy and crisis intervention; and developing, coordinating and evaluating services and support systems. Experience limited to social work research or social work administration is NOT considered qualifying. Continued employment as a Licensed Master Social Worker 1 or 2 is dependent upon current licensure and registration by New York State as a Licensed Master Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Loss of licensure or registration may result in removal from employment. *If you are selected for appointment as a Licensed Master Social Worker 1 (Spanish Language), you will be required to demonstrate proficiency in that language. Proficiency must be at a level which will permit you to perform the duties of the position satisfactorily.

Duties Description The LMSW1 (Spanish Language) duties will include but are not limited to:• Conducting Front Door Trainings for individuals and families both English and Spanish Speaking.• Conducting intakes/assessments with individuals and families to educate the families regarding available services and access requirements both in English and Spanish.• Entering identifying information into and complete all required sections of the EAA Tool.• Meet with families and other key stakeholders to gather pertinent information and documentation. • Process the information and submit service recommendations for authorizations.• Troubleshoot problems/issues with the Front Door Team.• Participating in weekly Front Door team meetings and trainings as scheduled.• Ability to participate in functions and activities during evening hours and weekends on occasion and when requested.• Completion of mandatory training.• Participate in special projects as assigned by supervisor. • Review and compile needed documents for HCBS Waiver packets • Follow up with care manager to correct and collect any documents that may be missing from the HCBS Waiver packet. Once the HCBS Waiver packet is complete submit it to the waiver unit• Complete LCED forms as needed when individuals go through the intake process with a Care Coordination Organization.• When waiver NOD is received from the waiver unit complete the EAA tool with the information.• Route NOD and Service Authorization Letter to all relevant parties.• Mail “Guidance for Individuals and Families” letter to individual and family/advocate.• Fill in when needed at transition fairs and other duties as needed by the Regional Office.LinkedIn:

Additional Comments Please note: OPWDD is committed to creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion. We believe that we are most effective in managing and improving our service system with a diverse team of employees. With such a large workforce, we rely on the collective individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression, ideas and talent that our employees bring to their work. This speaks to our culture, and is a key part of our successes. As we continuously recruit people for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that applicants bring in terms of their education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that they need a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-4785 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at 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. In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment. OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.#LI-VC1

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Long Island OPWDD Human Resources

Telephone 631-326-4482

Fax 631-493-1784

Email Address


Street Long Island OPWDD

45 Mall Drive, Suite 1

City Commack

State NY

Zip Code 11725

Notes on Applying Submit cover letter and resume by December 4, 2023.Please reference the above EOA #2023-516 in all correspondence.