Guardianship Representative (North Sub Office)

State of Illinois Des Plaines, IL
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions

Under general supervision, serves as representative from the Office of State Guardian (OSG), a division of the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission to adult individuals whose disabilities hinder day-to-day management of personal affairs; visits, assesses and counsels wards at scheduled intervals and travels to conduct visits; answers inquiries from the general public; offers advice and information on guardianship services; refers requesters to various entities public and private that can assist them with petitioning services, process complaints, answer questions and process requests regarding rights and rights violations of service providers.

Minimum Requirements:Requires a Bachelor's degree plus two years of professional experience in a social services area. Must successfully complete the National Guardianship Certification examination by the Center for Guardianship Certification within twelve months of employment. May require working after hours and on weekends. Requires ability to travel. Requires possession of an appropriate valid drivers license. Requires working knowledge of guardianship practices and case management skills.

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission

North Suburban Regional Office

9511 Harrison Street, W-335

Des Plaines, IL 60016-1565

8:30am - 5:00pm

Send bids & copy of application by FAX OR MAIL ONLY:

Bobbie Fox, HR Director

Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission

160 N. LaSalle, Room 500

Chicago, IL 60601

Fax # 312-793-4311

How to Apply:

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This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.