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Area Guardianship Specialist

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Location: Wake
Position Type: Full-time
Closing Date: May 28, 2021

The Arc of North Carolina is seeking an Area Guardianship Specialist (AGS) to support individuals with mental health and substance use disorders in Raleigh and the surrounding area. Candidate must be a motivated team player, flexible, creative and hardworking, as well as, have excellent problem solving and communication skills. An AGS provides guardianship supports and services in compliance with the North Carolina General Statute Chapter 35A. It requires substitute decision making, assisting individuals with informed decisions, advocating, monitoring, reporting, service record maintenance, relationship building, liaison activities, and sometimes the ability to mediate challenging situations. Position requires the ability to work independently and travel throughout the region to visit individuals in their homes and other settings. Candidate must have professional experience in the field of mental health and/or substance use. A degree in a human service field is desired. Candidate must also have solid computer skills. Knowledge of self-determination principles and person-centered outcome-based practices is a desired plus. Please email resume and cover letter with salary history Paula Bass at by Friday May 28, 2021.

The Arc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.