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BC Public Service

ADMN O 21R - Regional Consultant

Victoria, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
58,629 to 66,726 per year
Posting Title
ADMN O 21R - Regional Consultant

Position Classification
Administrative Officer R21


Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$58,629.96 - $66,726.25 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Public Guradian and Trustee of BC

Job Summary

Regional Consultant
Administrative Officer R21

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

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 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.

Part 3 of the Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act will be coming into force on November 4, 2019. This new important legislation protects the rights of British Columbians by ensuring that adults provide informed consent when moving into a care facility. In situations where an adult is mentally incapable of providing consent themselves, the law allows a substitute decision maker to consent on their behalf The Public Guardian and Trustee of BC is named as a potential substitute decision maker and will be involved in this very impactful decision.

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.

Unique to this position:

-On call standby coverage on weekends and statutory holidays throughout the province for health care decisions.

-Exposure to a high stress work environment working with complex, ambiguous and emotionally charged situations.

-Attend hospital and care home settings that may have a high propensity for contagions.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with stunning beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

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 . 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 , 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.

Job Requirements:
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. 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)

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: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Job Category
Administrative Services