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Guardian Representative

Posted: 04/20/2022

This is working at EPI – connecting people, creating opportunities, and nurturing growth. Real career. Real purpose.

 

Exceptional Persons, Inc. has full-time opportunity available for people looking to make a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities.

 

As a Guardian Representative you will experience personal GROWTH opportunities through career advancement and CONNECT to a community that leads a greater PURPOSE.

 

Working for EPI has its benefits. Many benefits.

Full benefits are offered for full-time positions (30+ hours/week

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans (even pet insurance!)
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, and personal time offered)
  • 401(k)* employer match up to 6% (also available to part-time employees) and flex spending plan
  • Employee Assistance Program with access to free counseling, legal, financial and elder care consultation
  • Paid training
  • Immediate employee discounts (vehicle repair, gym memberships, and more!)

 

This is what you'll get to do. Real career. Real purpose.

  • Identify and support, as appropriate, ward preferences in lifestyle and decision making.
  • Advocate for and monitor appropriate support services, such as residential, educational, work, medical and community services.
  • Maintain regularly needed direct contact with wards, families and service providers.
  • Follows all guardianship laws in the Iowa Administrative Code.
  • Provide general information about estate planning, trusts and wills, as appropriate.
  • Process applications for guardianship.
  • Participate in the development of the person’s life plan.
  • Provide public awareness, education and advocacy about the needs of individuals with disabilities.

 

Here's what we're looking for. What are you waiting for? Apply today!

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop, organize and coordinate activities related to ward and organizational goals.
  • Ability to gather, document, analyze and interpret ward-related information.
  • Knowledge of community resources, information and referral practices and problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to participate in events, training sessions and meetings (flexible hours, including evenings and weekends) throughout the country and state.
  • General word processing and computer knowledge.
  • Willing to take phone calls after scheduled work hours when needed. 
  • Flexible Availability. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field
  • At least two (2) years experience of planning, delivering and coordinating services for individuals with disabilities or equivalent experience.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, good driving record, and current vehicle insurance coverage, which meet the specified requirements of EPI’s Driving Policy.
  • Preferred but not required; own a cell phone with active plan to make and receive phone calls and text messages.

 

Details: 

  • 40 hours a week.
  • Exempt 
  • June 2022 start-date.

Post job offer drug screen required. 

EPI is an equal opportunity employer.

Real Career!  Real Purpose!

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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