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Probate Guardian, Client Advocate

Company: Community First Solutions
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Community First Solutions, Lifespan team is looking for a full-time, Staff Guardian 1 to join our growing team. This employee will be the Legal Court appointed Guardian and advocate for clients whom have been deemed incompetent by the local probate courts. Legal court responsibilities include the fiduciary acceptance (a legal entity who has the responsibility and power to act on behalf of another person in making decisions in the best interest and providing suitable maintenance when necessary). The Staff Guardian 1 will work closely with the team as they use their skillsets to work with an often-difficult population who are incompetent in making independent decisions while respecting their choices as much as possible. This position needs to use their experience to seek to understand all the options before making decisions regarding client's medical consents, living arrangements, coordination of benefits or ect.After one year in this role, the Staff Guardian 1 is eligible to become a National Certified Guardian with the opportunity for advancement. This position is primarily working remotely, candidate will be required to periodically come into the office to work and conduct clients home/or facility visits for clients in the Butler County area.Shifts Available -
Day Shift: Monday- FridayOn-Call Rotation with team 24/7 to provide consent to treat for medical needs of clientsWE OFFER FLEXIBILITY & WORK-LIFE BALANCE

  • Paid Time Off that can be taken once accrued with no waiting period
  • Competitive Insurance coverages that include a zero co-pay medical plan
  • Zero co-pay on certain routine prescription medications
  • Employee education funds that advance career development
  • Health Insurance - medical and prescription coverage, Dental & Vision
  • Life Insurance & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
    Job Responsibilities
    • Staff Guardians assist in making decisions and following through on decisions made for clients such as living arrangements, medical decisions, quality of life improvements, etc. In this role, assistance will be provided by Staff Guardian II and III team members.
    • Manage and maintain a case load including all required documentation in accordance with agency policy and procedure.
    • Make required visits to clients within their home setting (i.e., nursing home, group home, independent living, assisted living, apartment, house)
    • Attend inter disciplinary care conferences
    • Complete assessments for clients referred to the program
    • Participate in court and legal process pertaining to clients
    • Maintain responsibility for clients finances and applications for benefits as appropriate (i.e. work in coordination with Guardian of Estate, payee, trust officers, etc.)Remote Requirements
      • Must have high speed internet
      • Must have an area of your home free of noise and distracts that can safe harbor clients informationExperience & Qualifications
        • LSW, Nurse or Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in related field working with diverse clients including elderly and those with mental health and intellectual disabilities diagnosis.
        • One-year social service experience working with individuals with mental health issues and/or developmentally disabilities. With experience working with a variety of systems such as the courts, mental health, DD, medical, aging, protective services, and long term care is preferred.
        • Guardianship certification must be obtained within 36 months of hire.
        • Must be an Ohio resident.
        • Valid driver's license and proof of auto insurance.
        • Background check & Drug Screening required
        • A positive attitude and passion for working with the elderly
          • To protect our team and our clients, this is a direct care position that requires COVID-19 Vaccination. All applicants who would like to be considered for this position but are not yet vaccinated, will be provided resources to become fully vaccinated.ABOUT COMMUNITY FIRSTCommunity First Solutions is a not-for-profit network that provides a broad continuum of high quality services to meet the diverse health and wellness needs of more than 30,000 individuals throughout the region. Commitment to our mission drives our organizational priorities, and we reinvest into expanding programs and services for residents and clients. Our main office is conveniently located directly off 129 in the heart of Hamilton, Ohio minutes from I-75. Hamilton is leading community revitalization efforts with a vibrant downtown featuring arts, boutiques and restaurants.Our culture embraces innovation, supports professional development and fosters collaboration and connectivity between teams. We take our jobs very seriously, but we also know that it's important to laugh and have fun at work.ress.

Keywords: Community First Solutions, Hamilton , Probate Guardian, Client Advocate, Other , Hamilton, Ohio

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