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Tennessee Justice Center

Client Advocate – CHOICES

Tennessee Justice Center

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Job Summary

Tennessee Justice Center is searching for a client advocate to assist Tennesseans in their efforts to access CHOICES, Tennessee’s Medicaid-funded long-term care program.  TJC is a nonprofit organization that works for justice and opportunity for all Tennesseans. TJC takes a systemic approach to complex issues, including affordable health care, medical and consumer debt, long term care, nutrition, and access to justice. For more information, visit tnjustice.org.

Job Responsibilities

Among other things, this position requires interviewing and advising clients, conferring with attorneys on cases, and building relationships with community organizations.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years relevant work experience
  • Strong social, communication, and writing skills; critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented; comfortable taking direction
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic; dogged problem solver
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities (within the organization’s overall mission) as our work is shaped by the needs of our clients
  • Attitude to flourish in a small office

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience with and knowledge of the CHOICES long term care program

Additional Information

Benefits

The Tennessee Justice Center offers amazing co-workers, competitive salary and excellent benefits, including paid parental leave, retirement plan contribution, and high quality medical, disability, and life insurance coverage.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume via email to jobs@tnjustice.org.  Application materials should be submitted as a single PDF attachment. Please include “CHOICES Client Advocate” in the subject line of the email. The application deadline is March 6, 2020.  TJC is committed to equity and inclusion. People of color and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Details

  • Date Posted: February 17, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F 8:00am - 5:00 pm