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Job Opportunity: Public Benefits Assistant

May 31 @ 8:00 am - July 24 @ 8:00 pm

Elder Law of East Tennessee practices Elder and Special Needs Law, which are highly specialized areas of the law. Our firm is client-centered, focusing on the unique legal needs of the elderly, individuals with special needs, and their families. We deliver professional expertise in a customized manner; each case is handled with the unique goals and needs of the client at its center. Our approach is one of compassionate guidance and advocacy.  We are seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented person to fill the following full-time position:

Public Benefits Assistant  (View the complete job description here.)

The Public Benefits Assistant (PBA) is the information developer and coordinator on our client’s team.  The PBA may call on clients in their private residence or residential facility to review documents and gather information.  He or she interfaces directly with custodians of the client’s assets.  The PBA works closely with the supervising Public Benefits Specialist, three Elder Law Attorneys, and the attorneys’ Legal Assistants to form a cohesive team that meets a range of legal and financial needs for clients.  To be successful in this role, the applicant must be a perfectionist with strong analytical skills, tenacity in tracking down information, and commitment to solving problems and puzzles. Excellent organization and time management skills are necessary to complete and submit clients’ benefits applications under tight deadlines.

Generous compensation and benefits package includes profit sharing, 401k with safe harbor contribution, health insurance, long and short term disability, life insurance, two weeks’ paid vacation, paid time off at the end of the year, and continuing legal education and professional association membership and dues.

To express interest in the position, please email your resume AND cover letter explaining why you are well-suited for the position to Office Manager Wokie Massaquoi-Wicks. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

 

 

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Start:
May 31 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 24 @ 8:00 pm