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Guardian (24702)

Company: Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
Location: Red Wing
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us!

Are you looking for deeply meaningful work helping people to live full and abundant lives? Consider joining our Supported Decision Making & Guardianship Options team! LSSMN is the largest professional provider of Guardianship and Conservatorship in the state of Minnesota!

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides person-centered support and helps make life decisions on behalf of the vulnerable adult's finances, dwelling, and health.
  • Advocates for individuals for least restrictive life choices that enable them to live full and abundant lives.
  • In some instances, Guardians may provide substitute decision-making regarding medical emergencies for clients and other sudden changes in client situations such as damage to or loss of housing, legal action against the client, or loss of income to the client.
  • Working with individuals and families in the development and service delivery of supported decision-making.
  • Caseloads may vary and typically covers a geographic region of the state.
  • Conservators are responsible for the financial management and oversight of individuals assigned to them.

What We Offer:

  • An excellent benefits package (medical, dental, life, vision, 403(b) plan with employer match)
  • Access to a statewide support network
  • Employer-sponsored accreditation through the Center for Guardianship Certification (CGC) (Must be obtained after one year of employment)

Minimum Requirements

  • Two years' experience with similar client populations and needs
  • Valid driver's license
  • Previous lived experience in making clear and unbiased thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment regarding best interest of client, major financial transactions, and life & death situations
  • Extreme detail attention to communications, accurate and timely documentation and billings.

The successful candidate must be cleared by a Bureau of Criminal Affairs (BCA) background study and have a drivers' license; a Motor Vehicle Check (MVR) is required.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an EEO/AAP employer. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.

Keywords: Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, Minneapolis , Guardian (24702), Other , Red Wing, Minnesota

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