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Senior Guardian

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT - South Townsville, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Senior Guardian


Guardianship; Office Of The Public Guardian; Townsville

The responsibility of the position of Senior Guardian is to undertake substitute decision-making in personal and health care matters for adults with impaired capacity where the Public Guardian is appointed as guardian or as attorney for personal matters, or acts as statutory health attorney of last resort, and to undertake representations on their behalf.

Position statusPermanent
Position typeFull-time
Occupational groupCommunity Care
ClassificationAO5
Workplace LocationTownsville region
Job ad referenceQLD/364149/21
Closing date26-Feb-2021
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Contact personCae-Maree Meacham
Contact detailsPh: (07) 4417 8119
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• Undertake substituted decision-making for adults with impaired capacity where the Public Guardian is appointed as guardian or as attorney for personal matters, or acts as statutory health attorney of last resort, which includes:
o ensuring that decision-making processes comply with OPG policy and procedure, and the legislative framework of the Powers of Attorney Act 1998, Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 and the Public Guardian Act 2014;
o performing duties on the after-hours on-call roster for health care matters.
• Liaise with the registry of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal and appear before the Tribunal as required.
• Ensure all client-related documentation and guardianship activities are appropriately recorded, accurate and up-to-date, including QCAT reports, Decision reports, Visit reports, Health Care decisions and file running notes. Guardianship activities may include overnight travel to regional areas for up to a week.
• Work effectively as a team member and support others in a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the successful delivery of client services.
• Maintain positive relationships with people with impaired capacity, their families, service providers, advocates, government agencies and other interested stakeholders.
• Participate in community education/liaison activities as a representative of the Public Guardian including undertaking public speaking engagements

Applications to remain current for 12 months

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South Townsville, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency




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