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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JR 57 of 2021
Social Distancing Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Social Distancing Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Responsibilities

1. Help raise education and awareness on the importance of established Covid-19 control and suppression measures and relevant Public Health Orders and related legislation.
2. Remind clients of social distancing rules; issue tickets to offenders and report breaches to the Covid-19 control and suppression measures. 
3. Observe areas for any queuing hot spots, people gathering together, and areas where social distancing is not being observed. 
4. Consistently monitor and assess the compliance of business application to the Covid-19 control and suppression measures and relevant Public Health Orders and related legislation. 
5. Provide guidance in all areas to ensure social distancing rules are communicated and adhered to. 
6. Assist with providing updated communications and signage as required to clients. 
7. Monitor on-site social distancing compliance by routinely conducting site tours of businesses, gatherings and public spaces. 
8. Provide guidance on the use of correct Personal Protective Equipment. 
9. Provide representation at court hearings in relation to ticket violations as required. 
10. Gather data, update systems and databases and assist with producing reports
11. Any other duties delegated by the Chief Environmental Officer or designated supervisor. 

Skills and Competencies

High School Diploma
Three (3) years working experience in conducting inspections or related area
Successful completion of mandatory Social Distancing Inspection Training
Certification in Environmental Health, Occupational Health or related area would be an asset
Working knowledge of the Virgin Islands Statutory Instrument 2020 No. 100 Public Health Ordinance (Cap. 194) Public Health (Covid-19 Control and Suppression Measures) (No. 6) Order, 2020
Working knowledge of relevant computer software and database management
Ability to maintain strict levels of confidentiality and demonstrate values and principles of integrity 
Excellent interpersonal skills including counselling and interviewing techniques
Ability to manage and negate sensitive situations
Sound knowledge of Government policies and procedures
Sound critical thinking skills
Good observation skills 
Sound oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure

 

17 December 2021
17 December 2021 Ministry of Health & Social Development
JR 56 of 2021
Contact Tracer (Internal Reassignment)

Contact Tracer (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Responsibilities

1. Locate persons who have been in contact with persons suspected to have contracted COVID-19 using the methods advised by the Epidemiologist.

2. Conduct telephone calls with persons suspected to have been in contact with confirmed COVID-19 cases to complete case interviews.

3. Collect and record information from the case interview into the data system.

4. Provide limited psycho-social support to quarantined individuals.

5. Provide traced contacts with approved information about the British Virgin Islands quarantine procedures and the testing protocol.

6. Collect and record information on quarantined persons daily well-being.

7. Record any potential symptoms of COVID-19.

8. Refer persons suspected of contracting the disease to the Epidemiologist for testing.

9. Provide a daily report on activities conducted related to contact tracing.

10. Any other duties delegated by the Epidemiologist and Chief Medical Officer.

Skills and Competencies

• Associate’s Degree in Human Services or related field

• Alternatively, two (2) years related experience

• Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

• Good oral and written communication skills

• Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications

• Good analytical and decision-making skills

• Good interpersonal and organisational skills • Ability to work well under pressure

17 December 2021
17 December 2021 Ministry of Health & Social Development
Justice of Appeal Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Justice of Appeal Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Justice of Appeal Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

See Vacancy Notice and supporting documents attached for more information.

26 November 2021
26 November 2021
34 of 2021
Programme Director (Disability Services)

Programme Director (Disability Services)

Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist provide leadership, operational direction and management for all programme services, develop support staff, systems, policies and procedures, and contribute to the planning and leading change.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Aging and Disability Division through the management of daily operations and programmes, ensuring effective staff development and supervision of assigned staff.
2. Develop and implement recommendations to improve processes, procedures and programmes ensuring that clients receive the necessary support to maximise their independence and support their individual goals.
3. Oversee and maintain systems and records relevant to the Division, ensuring the security of data and ensuring that data is kept up to date so that complete records are available for reference and for statistical purposes.
4. Monitor the programme activities and conduct evaluations to ensure that the programmes are focused on the needs and goals of the clients, and ensure that activities comply with the established legislation, policies and procedures.
5. Provide professional and technical advice on complex programme matters.
6. Assist with the preparation and manage the programme’s budget.
7. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
8. Research, analyse and prepare various reports.
9. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any changes in policies or procedures relevant to the role.
10. 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
Five (5) years’ experience in social work with management experience
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, policies and regulations
Excellent knowledge of project management techniques
Expert knowledge of working with people with disabilities
Excellent interpersonal skills including counselling and interviewing techniques
Expert knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies and research based methods and strategies related to autism
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent knowledge of casework management, concepts and procedures
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Sound supervisory and management skills
4 November 2021
4 November 2021 Social Development
JLSC 11 of 2021
Senior Crown Counsel

Senior Crown Counsel

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Role Summary

The role of Senior Crown Counsel provide legal advice as well as prosecute cases in order to maintain the integrity of the legal system in a professional manner.

Main Responsibilities

1. Serve as Senior Counsel in the Courts and assist Senior Officers during criminal trials in order to maintain the activities of the Court.
2. Prepare cases, draft charges and arguments, letters, opinions and legal documents as well as manage the preparation, filing and service of documents.
3. Prepare outgoing letters of request for legal assistance in criminal matters and advise on incoming letters of request for legal assistance in criminal matters when required.
4. Provide written legal advice to Commissions, Government Ministries and Departments, and attend meetings to provide immediate oral advice on legal matters as required in order to provide timely and professional information.
5. Attend/Participate relevant workshops and seminars and assist with presentations when requested in order to represent the Department and ensure awareness of up-to-date legislation, knowledge and information.
6. Undertakes general legal assignments including the drafting and/or vetting of legal matters.
7. Prepare for adjudication of matters, negotiate amicable settlements: contract or court.
8. Serve on various committees as required.
9. Supervise and lead Crown Counsel in the management of cases.
10. 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

Barrister with a Certificate of Legal Education
              OR
Equivalent Barrister Certification
Bar Professional Training Course Certificate (BPTC)
Admitted to the BVI Bar or imminent Call or other common law Bar qualifications
Seven (7) to eight (8) years post qualification experience
Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Expert knowledge and experience in criminal prosecutions
Proven experience in criminal law in the areas of crime, money laundering and asset forfeiture
Excellent knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
Excellent knowledge of and experience in Court proceedings
Ability to master and interpret legislation
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and verbally
Sound analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work under pressure
Sound legal research skills
27 October 2021
27 October 2021 Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions