The Guardianship Specialist serves as an advocate to all wards appointed by the State of Wisconsin Circuit Court to ensure appropriate services are being provided. Get started today and apply now!
Serve as an advocate to all wards appointed by the State of Wisconsin Circuit Court to ensure appropriate services are being provided.
- Provide professional management of the ward’s residence
- Provision of education, health and general welfare
- Consent to medical treatment and other personal, legal, financial and medical affairs
- Advocate on behalf of wards to obtain necessary care
- Visit and contact with wards to ensure appropriate services are being provided
- Follow-up process for services
- Perform assessments to determine eligibility for services
- Knowledge of local, state, and federal income support programs such as disability insurance benefits, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Food Share, Veterans’ benefits, Medicare and Medical Assistance, and other supportive programs such as Long Term Care that could assist in supporting the ward is favorable
- Superior oral and written communication
- Ability to organize and work independently
- Use analytical skills when detecting patterns, brainstorming, observing, interpreting data, and making decisions based on multiple factors and options available
- Possess a valid driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance and reliable transportation
- Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Human Services or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ experience is preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Knowledge in the provision of guardianship services through the Department of Health and Social Services Administrative Code DHS 85.and Wisconsin State Statutes Chapter 51 Mental Health Act, Chapter 54 Guardianship and Conservatorship and Chapter 55 Protective Service System considered favorable