Administrative Officer R21
An eligibility list may be established.
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies. Currently there is a temporary appointment available until December 31, 2020.
Become a part of a dynamic team and help protect BC’s most vulnerable citizens.
The Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia (PGT) is an independent statutory corporation sole and acts under provincial legislation to protect the legal rights and interests of children, vulnerable adults and deceased or missing persons. Promoting family involvement in securing protection for individuals or their estates is priority one for the Public Guardian and Trustee.
The Services to Adults Division delivers a wide range of individualized services to or on behalf of vulnerable adults who require assistance in managing, protecting, and making decisions about their personal, financial or legal affairs. Vulnerable adults may require assistance by reason of mental illness, developmental disability, traumatic brain injury or degenerative conditions affecting brain functions (e.g.: dementia)
The assessment and investigations services (AIS) and health care decision making (HCD) team is seeking a regional consultant to work out of the Public Guardian and Trustee’s Vancouver office. This position will be responsible for making urgent decisions involving complex financial, personal and medical matters and must do so by carefully balancing a vulnerable adult’s right to autonomy with the need to protect them. These decisions are based on evidence gathered by the regional consultant, analysis of the risk to the adult’s financial or personal well-being, and research in accordance with legislation.
We are seeking a candidate with exceptional communication, analytical, and research skills with the ability to think critically and influence others. Candidates, who are curious, insightful, organized, and motivated are highly desired. The Regional Consultant has solid working knowledge of legislation and community resources relating to vulnerable adults and has the ability to take initiative and exercise sound judgement in problem solving and decisions making. This is a great opportunity for an experienced decision maker who enjoys the challenge of a high-profile, high-volume work environment.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Bachelor’s Degree in social work, social sciences, health sciences, psychology, or related field.
- Preference may be given to candidates with a Masters Degree in a related field.
- Minimum of 3 years progressive, recent, and related experience.
Progressive, recent and related experience includes:
- Experience working in a setting oriented towards providing services to people with disabilities and providing service to people with a mental illness, developmental disability, traumatic brain injury or degenerative conditions affecting brain functions (e.g.: dementia).
- Experience working in collaboration with health, social and other government agencies in a decision-making role.
- Experience effectively managing a high volume of competing priorities regarding complex, sensitive issues.
- Experience working with Microsoft office and within client databases.
- Required to work occasional weekends and statutory holidays (on-call (8:00am – Noon)) on a rotational basis.
- Exposure to a high stress work environment working with complex, ambiguous and emotionally charged situations.
- Regular travel (alone, and at times with little notice) to hospitals and care facility settings across the province may be required.
- May be required to use own vehicle on an expense account basis.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
Cover letter required: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.