BC Public Service
Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia
Salary $58,629.96 – $66,726.25 annually
There are currently 4 temporary positions available, with the latest one ending March 31, 2021.
The Public Guardian and Trustee (“PGT”) of British Columbia is a corporation sole, created under the Public Guardian and Trustee Act which operates independently under provincial legislation to protect the legal and financial interests of children under the age of 19 years; protect the legal, financial, and health and personal care interests of adults who require assistance in personal decision making; and administer the estates of deceased and missing persons.
The Personal Care Decisions team is seeking Regional Consultants to work out of the PGT’s Vancouver office. In this position you will provide protective financial, legal and health care services to vulnerable adults within the community; and will be responsible for making care facility admission decisions and/or authorizing others to act as substitute decision makers. In addition, the Regional Consultant 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 candidates with exceptional communication, analytical, and research skills with the ability to think critically and influence others, and who are curious, insightful, organized, and motivated. The Regional Consultant has solid working knowledge of legislation and community resources relating to vulnerable adults from diverse backgrounds and the ability to take initiative and exercise sound judgement in problem solving and decision 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 of Social Work. Master’s preferred. Degrees in social sciences discipline may be considered (e.g. psychology, sociology, gerontology, or related field)
- 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)
- Experience working with health, social and other government agencies.
- Experience working with Microsoft office and within client databases.
To learn more, including how to apply online by February 3, 2020, please visit: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/66090