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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
09 of 2017
Social Worker I/II/III

Social Worker I/II/III

Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide counselling and case management services to individuals, families and groups to assist with the reduction of social problems.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through administration of daily operations and providing a variety of case management functions to assigned clients efficiently.
  2. Assist applicants in completing forms and evaluate applicant’s eligibility for departmental services.
  3. Assist in planning, coordinating and implementing effective services for assigned caseload.
  4. Administer awareness for the Department services, policies and procedures to individuals / organisations who contact the Department for services or inquires to ensure a proper and professional presentation of the Department and its services.
  5. Report to the Supervisor any cases in which problems arise or any specialised unusual conditions of clients in a confidential and professional manner.
  6. Assist with coordinating educational and recreational activities for the programs under the unit to ensure clients have new focuses and challenges.
  7. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.
  8. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  9. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s  Degree in Social Work or related field
  • Three (3) years’ experience in social work or related field
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound to excellent knowledge of relevant laws, policies and regulations
  • Sound to expert knowledge of Social Work
  • Sound to expert knowledge of relevant and current issues and trends
  • Sound to expert knowledge of working with children, elderly or disabled
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound to expert knowledge of casework management, concepts and procedures
  • Sound to expert interpersonal skills including counselling and interviewing techniques
  • Sound to excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Sound supervisory and management skills
3 March 2017
3 March 2017 Social Development
Presiding Judge - Commercial Division of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Presiding Judge - Commercial Division of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Main Responsibilities:

  1. To hear and determine all claims commenced in the Commercial Division of the High Court, Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (‘the Commercial Court ‘) including all interim and other applications made in the course of such proceedings. While the bulk of such claims will be commenced and heard in the Commercial Court sitting in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, the Commercial Court Judge may, at the direction of the Chief Justice, hear claims originating from the six states and wo other UK Overseas Territories which comprise the territorial jurisdiction of the ECSC, wither in Tortola or in the particular state or Overseas Territory in question
     
  2. To constitute and convene a Commercial Court Users Committee comprising representatives of local law firms which regularly make use of the facilities of the Commercial Court (‘the Committee’)
     
  3. To keep under review, in conjunction with the Committee, the functioning of the Commercial Court Registry and to make such recommendations as may seem expedient for ensuring the efficient management of cases proceeding in the Commercial Court
     
  4. To keep under review, in conjunction with the Committee, the practice and procedure of the Commercial Court and to make such recommendations for its development as may seem expedient
     
  5. Before expiration of term, to provide such advice and assistance to a successor Judge as may be necessary to enable a seamless handover

 

Qualifications & Experience:

The suitable candidate should possess at least then (10) years’ experience as a Judge in a Court within the Commonwealth which has Civil jurisdiction in cross-border or International Commercial cases

OR

At least five (5) years’ experience as a Judge in a specialised court dealing with such cases

OR

At least ten (10) years practise as a leading Attorney at Law specialising

28 February 2017
28 February 2017
Consultancy Services for Data Management Officer - Request for Expressions of Interest

Consultancy Services for Data Management Officer - Request for Expressions of Interest

Department of Disaster Management
21 February 2017
21 February 2017 Department of Disaster Management
Consultancy Services for Senior Executive Officer - Request for Expressions of Interest

Consultancy Services for Senior Executive Officer - Request for Expressions of Interest

Department of Disaster Management
21 February 2017
21 February 2017 Department of Disaster Management