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PARALEGAL/CERTIFIED WORK INCENTIVE COUNSELOR (CWIC)

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and its affiliate (Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC) seek a full-time paralegal to work in Legal Aid’s Income, Work, and Health practice group. The Paralegal/CWIC will represent clients in administrative cases involving the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the Ohio Department of Medicaid, Social Security, and other governmental agencies. This position requires a person who is, or who can become, a Certified Work Incentive Counselor (CWIC) to work on a Work Incentive Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project funded by the Social Security Administration. As required by the grant, the successful applicant must be able to pass a federal background check, and complete the certification process. Preference will be given to candidates who already have their certification, and/or a background in working with people with disabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum education requirement is a Bachelor’s degree.  Prior experience as a paralegal or as an employee/advocate in a social service setting is preferred. In addition, successful candidates will have:

Excellent oral and written communication skills
The demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
Excellent organizational skills
Reliable transportation
BENEFITS AND SALARY

The Legal Aid Society offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits, and a pleasant work environment.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants should submit the following items by email, as Word or pdf attachments to an email:

a brief cover letter explaining the reasons for their interest in the position,
a resume, and
the contact information for two professional references.
Please note in the subject line: “Paralegal/CWIC Hiring Committee” and email to:
staffing@lascinti.org

This position is open until filled.

Interviews will be arranged by Employer. Please do not call.

Posted by: PSuttmiller


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