|Provincial Program Consultant|
Provincial Program Consultant
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Salary : $61,204–$85,514 a year
Location : New Brunswick
The Department of Social Development is seeking an individual to join the Long Term Care and Adult Protection Unit as a Provincial Program Consultant responsible for the Long Term Care continuum of services in its Central Office in Fredericton. Remote work may be considered.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the development, implementation and interpretation of provincial program standards, policies, guidelines and provincial monitoring in relation to services for seniors across the long term care continuum of care. The Consultant will be responsible for program development, review, implementation and monitoring. The Consultant will lead numerous projects and initiatives within the Branch and represent the Branch on internal and external committees. The Consultant will be responsible for the delivery of training and presentations to zone staff as well as presentations to provincial groups. The Consultant will provide consultative services to zone offices in the delivery of services options as well as advice to senior management based on current and projected trends and provincial impact. The Consultant may be responsible to assist with other programs within the Branch, including the development, implementation and interpretation of provincial program standards, policies and procedures. The Consultant is expected to maintain an awareness of service developments in the province, in other jurisdictions and in professional literature. This position involves establishing effective working relationships with persons both within and outside the Department. The ability to work effectively on an independent basis and within groups is essential. The Consultant must have strong oral and written communication skills, analytical and planning skills as well as the capacity to cope with short time deadlines. The Consultant will be expected to collect and analyse data specific to program areas. Other duties may be assigned as required.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Social Work with at least three (3) years of experience in the approval and/or monitoring of senior's services OR a Bachelor's degree in Social Work with at least five (5) years of experience in the approval and/or monitoring of senior's services.
Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.
ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate experience in one or more of the following asset qualifications:
- Experience with services to seniors
- Experience with NB Families
- Experience with Microsoft Excel
- Experience in project work
Subject to the response of this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate one or more of the asset qualifications on their application in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.
In order to be appointed, candidates must be actively registered with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers.
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Travel throughout the province may be required and candidates must possess a valid driver's license.
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:
- Analytical Thinking/Judgement;
- Relationship/Network Building;
- Effective Interactive Communication;
- Client Service Orientation;
- Effective Teamwork and Cooperation; and
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:
- Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications;
- Planning and Organizing Skills;
- Consulting Skills; and
- Written Communication.
Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.
Salary: $61, 204 to $85, 514 per annum
We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by March 20, 2023 indicating competition number: R76-2022-23-1147.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.
Human Resource Services
4th floor, 551 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1E7
Telephone: (506) 462-5096
E-mail: [email protected]
We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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