Job Opportunity

Deputy Public Guardian Conservator II/III
San Mateo County

Date Posted:

August 12, 2014

Salary:

$4,587 – $6,762/month

Description:

San Mateo County Health System’s Aging and Adult Services Division

Seeking well-qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Public Guardian Conservator II/III located in San Mateo. Aging and Adult Services provides a wide range of services to keep seniors, people with disabilities and dependent adults living safely in the community. Services include centralized intake and referral, assessment and consultation, protective and support services, and case management.

DPGs II are at the journey level with responsibility for managing estates and providing casework services. They administer complex property and litigation cases and may develop comprehensive care plans. DPGs III also provide lead direction to other deputies, serve as liaisons with specific County and State facilities, handle those cases which present the greatest liability to the client and/or the County and may provide 24-hour emergency response services. DPGs must accept very diverse roles in the following areas:

Finance: Manages the person’s finances, oversees and protects the assets, collects all income due to the person, secures appropriate benefits and monitors accuracy of benefit amount, pays all lawful debts, makes investments as appropriate, arranges for sale of real and personal property as appropriate, and represents or arranges representation in all legal matters.

Client Care Coordination: Arranges for the person’s care and protection, decides where the person will live, and makes arrangements for health care, meals, clothing, personal care, housekeeping, transportation and recreation.

Court: Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS) requires the review of client’s current needs based on documentation of visits and care conferences, and annual report writing based on that information. 

Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will possess two to three years of experience coordinating the care and managing the income and assets of frail elderly and gravely disabled persons. California driver license or equivalent.

How to Apply:

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE

Filing Deadline:

Open Until Filled.

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