Regional Consultant Victoria – BC Public Guardian and Trustee

BC Public Service
Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia


Regional Consultant
$58,629.96 – $66,726.25 annually


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 and 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 Personal Care Decisions team is seeking one regional consultant to work out of the PGT’s Victoria office. In this role, the Regional Consultant will be responsible for making care facility admission decisions and/or authorizing others to act as substitute decision makers. In addition, the role requires an extensive amount of consultation with external stakeholders, research, and investigation in situations that are often urgent and involve complex abuse/neglect dynamics.


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 from diverse backgrounds 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.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Degrees in social sciences discipline may be considered (e.g. psychology, sociology, gerontology, or related field).
  • Preference may be given to candidates with a master’s.
  • Minimum of three years of progressive and recent related experience working in a setting oriented towards providing services to people with disabilities, a mental illness, developmental disability, traumatic brain injury or degenerative conditions affecting brain functions (e.g. dementia)


For more information and to apply online by February 3, 2020, please go to:


Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.