Careers

Estates Support Services Specialist - Guardianship

 

Part-Time Position

Posted on: August 10, 2015

 

Family Eldercare, recognized experts in the field of aging, has been serving Central Texas since 1982. We provide essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers. This position performs a wide range of legal and financial duties associated with providing Legal Guardianship services to elderly persons and adults with mental and physical disabilities.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

Guardianship Bonds / Legal

Notify bonding agency of bond requirements according to court order.

Review bonds from bonding agency - sign, scan and return signed copy to bonding agency.

Facilitate payment of insurance bond premiums for all wards.

Invoice and collect reimbursement of bond premiums from wards' funds.

Electronically file legal pleadings with the appropriate Court.

Follow-up for and obtain orders approving legal pleadings, Letters of Guardianship and other legal documents to electronic charts.

Scan and save file-marked copies of legal pleadings, orders, Letters of Guardianship, and other legal documents to electronic charts. 

Assist with updating database with Annual Report due dates, Letters of Guardianship expire dates, closing dates, bond information, client status, etc.

Run monthly List of Excluded Individuals (State and Federal website).

 

Financial / Administrative

Assist with check writing from client accounts for expenses as requested.

Collate financial receipts with bank statements and file in financial binders.

Order postage stamps and QuickBooks checks for wards.

Organize tax information received for wards, mail tax forms to IRS, scan and file copies.

Prepare annual Representative Payee Reports as required by Social Security.

Organize and photocopy financial accounting documentation for Accounting.

Scan and save various documents in electronic charts.

Assist with ordering and obtaining office supplies.

All other duties as assigned related to the support of the Estates Department.

 

Skill and Educational Requirements:  

 

Preferred: Bachelor's or Associate's degree, plus two or more years of relevant work experience. Skilled in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Access). Ideal candidate is a highly responsible, detail-oriented self-starter with a passion for serving elderly and mentally disabled adults.

 

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate plus four years of experience in bookkeeping, recordkeeping and/or general office duties. Computer proficiency required. Intermediate to advanced skill level in QuickBooks, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. Basic skills in Microsoft Excel and Access.

 

NOTE: Consent to comprehensive background checks and list of references will be required. Good personal credit history, criminal background and banking history are requirements to perform basic duties of this position. Reliable transportation is necessary. 

 

Needed Attributes:

Ability to problem solve. Highly organized. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Photocopy, fax, scan and email with ease. Ability to work independently and organize work efficiently. Communication should be delivered in a positive manner both in person and on the phone. Cooperative work within a team environment, and willingness to take direction from multiple people. Take initiative, recognize and resolve issues, offer ideas for improvement, follow instructions in completing a task and be accountable for errors. Must maintain client confidentiality. Resolve conflicts and cope with problematic situations. Knowledge of the legal system, Medicare, Medicaid and financial instruments is preferred. Willingness to ask questions and continue learning every day.

 

Please email completed application (download application at the bottom of this page), cover letter and resume to Chris Larson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Click HERE to learn more about our Guardianship Program.


 

 

Community Liaison - In-Home Care

 

Full-Time Position

Posted on: August 10, 2015

 

Family Eldercare, recognized experts in the field of aging, has been serving Central Texas since 1982. We provide essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers. We have a unique opportunity to work for a not-for-profit agency serving older adults providing our clients with companionship, ADL assistance, housekeeping and transportation needs. This position is responsible for marketing and sales of the In-Home Care Program.

 

Reports To: Manager, In-Home Care

 

Job Summary:

The Community Liaison's goal is to grow the number of referral sources and play an active role on a team that increases client census in the In-Home Care Department. Activities include referral cultivation and communication, creating in-house marketing materials, overseeing referral data entry management and provider relations efforts. Program-related activities include in-services, referral source education and helping to prepare for any marketing functions.

 

Interpersonal Relationships

All comments, actions and behaviors have a direct effect on the public's perceptions of Family Eldercare. This includes interactions with patients, family members, physicians, referral sources, visitors, co-workers, etc. These interactions must be in a manner that is courteous, respectful, cooperative and professional. The Community Liaison's behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork and positive relations.

 

CANDIDATE MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION.

 

Skill and Educational Requirements:  

 

Organizes and implements marketing activities.

Coordinates marketing activities.

Development of relationships with referral sources and other relevant organizations in all counties served.

Execute community outreach plan and implement strategic marketing plan, including goals, in order to increase census.

 

Minimum Requirements: Three years sales/marketing experience, preferably in a home health environment. Skills in Microsoft Office Suite required. Demonstrates competencies for populations served.

 

Please email completed application (download application at the bottom of this page), cover letter and resume to Erin Van Landingham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Click HERE to learn more about our In-Home Care Program.

 


 

 

Join our In-Home Care Team!


We are currently recruiting compassionate, dependable care attendants in Travis and Williamson counties. Flexible schedules, full- and part-time positions available depending on the needs of our clients. Two categories of care attendants are needed:

Homemakers

Caring individuals needed to assist the elderly and people with disabilities throughout Travis, Williamson and Hays counties. Duties may include meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, laundry, changing bed linens, and companionship. Proof of insurance and valid driver's license necessary to run errands, shop and provide transportation. Must be dependable and have reliable transportation. Bilingual a plus. Contact Vickie Orcutt at 512-483-3571 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Personal Assistants

Caring individuals with experience needed to assist the elderly and people with disabilities throughout Travis, Williamson and Hays counties. Duties may include bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, hair and skin care, feeding, ambulation, assisting with transfers plus the Homemaker tasks listed above. Must be dependable and have reliable transportation. Bilingual a plus. Contact Vickie Orcutt at 512-483-3571 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


 

 

Join the Family Eldercare Staff


Additional direct service and administrative positions available include: AmeriCorp position available. See below for posting.

 

AmeriCorp Positions

No open positions at this time.


 

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities


The gifts of time and expertise given by our volunteers and interns make Family Eldercare the vibrant and successful organization that we are. Opportunities to volunteer or gain experience through both direct service and administrative internships change regularly, so be sure to check back often for the most current positions.

 
Volunteer Opportunities page

 
Internships:

Family Eldercare is registered with UTSSW and Texas State University SSW and can provide placements and supervision for BSW and MSW students. Placements vary by semester.

 
Additionally, Family Eldercare has placements for interns seeking a degree in:  human services, sociology, psychology, gerontology, family systems, health sciences, recreation, communications, activity director and related fields.

 

The staff at Family Eldercare make a difference in the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities on a daily basis. Opportunities to join our organization are ongoing, and cover a broad range of direct service and administrative functions. Family Eldercare does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender or disability, and we offer an excellent benefits package.

 

 

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