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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
63 of 2022
Truancy Officer

Truancy Officer

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports

Role Summary

The successful applicant will investigate reports of truancy, monitor and identifies students who are being truant.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the truancy section and supervision of assigned staff.
2. Make frequent visits to communities or businesses to ensure that children of compulsory school age are not employed or idly congregated in communities during school hours and report any unusual activities that may occur during truancy checks to the Chief Education Officer.
3. Maintain regular contact with relevant authorities and agencies to detect students who are being truant
4. Liaise with the principals on a daily basis to determine if students were suspended from school.
5. Liaise with the courts to follow-up on students in trouble with the law.
6. Monitor the activities of students who were suspended from schools, or who were arrested and charged with felonies.
7. Liaise with relevant authorities and agencies to improve school attendance and to implement early intervention services.
8. Send written notices to parents and school principals informing them of absenteeism and the implications.
9. Submit monthly reports to the Chief Education Officer.
10. Perform any other duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, counselling or related field
  • Four (4) years’ experience in construction management or project management
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures and policies
  • Excellent knowledge of effective structure and functioning of Education systems
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and related computer applications
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
14 July 2022
14 July 2022 Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports
JLSC 7 of 2022
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
  • Five (5) years post qualification experience
  • One (1) to two (2) years high court 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
12 July 2022
12 July 2022 Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
JR 36 of 2022
Office Generalist I (Internal Reassignment)

Office Generalist I (Internal Reassignment)

Royal Virgin Islands Police Force

Responsibilities

1. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute them to officers to ensure a timely and adequate flow of information.
2. Perform clerical and data entry functions.
3. Update and maintain information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.
4. Assist in processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.
5. Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
6. Ensure that all correspondence is collected, delivered and recorded appropriately to facilitate effective information flow.
7. Assist with the filing of correspondence to keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
8. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials.
9. Assist with maintenance of minor office equipment to ensure a well-functioning work environment.
10. Provide clerical support by completing all photocopying, scanning, binding and typing in a timely manner to facilitate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.
11. Assist with records management, organisation and retrieval of documents.
12. 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 Ministry/Department.

Skills and Competencies

High School Diploma or equivalent
One (1) year working experience
Valid BVI driver’s license, if applicable
Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
Basic knowledge of general office procedures
Good time management and organisational skills  
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player
11 July 2022
11 July 2022 Royal Virgin Islands Police Force
62 of 2022
Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will oversee and administer direct and indirect nursing care to residents of Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the unit and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Report on daily patient activities per shift. Submit reports on accidents, incidents and such other occurrences to the Assistant Manager, for risk management purposes. Provide regular status reports to the patient’s physician.
  3. Maintain accurate records and reporting systems for continuing care, legal purposes and ensures that all members of the care team are aware of resident-related matters.
  4. Respond promptly to institutional or other emergency calls requiring extra duty, mobilization of emergency systems, evacuation of patients.
  5. Control the residents’ environment to ensure safety, hygienic and aesthetic conditions and control of noise and traffic flows.
  6. Request, store, monitor, control, administer and document pharmaceuticals. Control, secure and maintain legal records for Schedule I Dangerous Drug.
  7. Complete rounds and administer IM and IV medication as ordered by physician.
  8. Collect and analyse data to identify residents’ needs.
  9. Monitor and document residents’ responses to treatment and medication.
  10. Contact physician in cases of emergency and refers residents to the emergency room in the absence of the physician.
  11. Collaborate with other members of the care team to achieve the highest quality of care.
  12. Respond appropriately to residents’ call in a timely and professional manner.
  13. Perform any other duties assigned by your supervisor or other senior officers to ensure the efficient and effectiveness of the Rainbow Children’s Home. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Three (3) years’ work experience in the field
  • At least 5 (five) years in as senior Nurse in a hospital or similar setting
  • Certificate in gerontology
  • Registered in the Virgin Islands with a current license
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent knowledge of basic nursing and ethical nursing practice
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
11 July 2022
11 July 2022 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
61 of 2022
Nursing Manager

Nursing Manager

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will oversee and administer professional nursing care to residents of Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly and to supervise the clinical care staff and related personnel ensuring compliance with legal and professional nursing practices and standards.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the clinical care of residents (including scheduling and assigning staff) and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Receive reports from Registered Nurses on staffing and resident concerns.
  3. Assist Registered Nurses in completing various reports (e.g. risk assessments and investigations of injury) and in assessing residents who are experiencing acute challenges.
  4. Maintain accurate records and reporting systems for continuing care, legal purposes and ensure that all members of the care team are aware of resident-related matters.
  5. Respond promptly to institutional or other emergency calls requiring extra duty, mobilization of emergency systems, evacuation of patients.
  6. Control the residents’ environment to ensure safety, hygienic and aesthetic conditions and control of noise and traffic flows.
  7. Collect and analyse data to identify residents’ needs. Monitor the conditions and care of acutely ill residents.
  8. Provide clinical expertise in the management of medical and psychiatric emergencies; in medical management, crisis and behavior management; and in documentation, charting, weekly summaries and care planning.
  9. 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.
  10. Prepare various reports on the activities of the area.
  11. Develop and implement recommendations to improve policies, processes and procedures.
  12. Assist with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.
  13. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Reports for assigned staff.
  14. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  15. Perform any other duties assigned by your supervisor or other senior officers to ensure the efficient and effectiveness of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ work experience in the field
  • At least 5 (five) years in as senior Nurse in a hospital or similar setting
  • Registered in the Virgin Islands with a current license
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent knowledge of basic nursing and ethical nursing practice
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound time management skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
11 July 2022
11 July 2022 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
60 of 2022
Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

Magistracy

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the Department’s administrative functions to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness.

Main Responisbilities

1. Maintain, manage and oversee inventory, records and systems.
2. Assist in the planning and execution of the Department’s work.
3. Provide administrative and specialised support to management and organise events.
4. Research, analyse and prepare reports and advice.
5. Prepare correspondences and annual and monthly reports to ensure accurate dissemination of information.
6. Maintain supervision over the preparation of records of appeals, depositions, inquires payment of vouchers, purchase orders and warrants to ensure the actions of the court are fulfilled.
7. Prepare and process information in relation to Criminal Assizes and Court of Appeal to be forwarded to the High Court Registry to maintain the flow of information.
8. Ensure that the premises are secured and act as an On-Call Officer for security calls in order to maintain the safety of staff, equipment and files.
9. Undertake the role of the Deputy Court Manager in their absence to ensure the necessary tasks are completed in a timely manner.
10. Assist with the preparation of the annual budget.
11. Perform human resources functions.
12. Supervise assigned staff.
13. 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 Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • Five (5) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of relevant accounting applications
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory and management skills
5 July 2022
5 July 2022 Magistracy
59 of 2022
Deputy Superintendent of Prisons

Deputy Superintendent of Prisons

Her Majesty’s Prison

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the oversight of the daily operations of the Prison and ensure proper supervision and custody of prison inmates while assisting with policy development and implementation.

Main Responsibilities

1. Assists in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the department and the supervision of assigned staff.
2. Coordinates meetings and events; attends, records and reports minutes as required.
3. Assists with the supervision and custody of prison inmates.
4. Assists with the preparation of the department’s annual budget.
5. Conducts regular inspections of the entire Prison establishment to ensure that proper standards of health and safety procedures are adhered to.
6. Monitors the calculation of inmates’ sentence period.
7. Arbitrates all hearings for inmates regarding disciplinary matters.
8. Assists in long-term strategic planning, which involves liaising with the Judicial Departments and other government departments to aid in the planning and development of the Prison Service.
9. Devises and implements policies regarding security and regime development, and ensure uniformity in regime delivery.
10. Keeps abreast of developments in the field of quality improvement and quality assurance.
11. Maintains records relevant to the Prison and also keeps filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
12. Assists with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.
13. Assists with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for all staff.
14. Deputises in the absence of the Superintendent of Prison.
15. Performs 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 Law Enforcement, Business Management, Criminal Justice or related field
  • Five (5) years’ in senior management position in the field
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Expert knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of Government budget and accounting procedures
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant software applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent research and report-writing skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of programme development and rehabilitative services
  • Excellent knowledge of substance treatment
 
4 July 2022
4 July 2022 Her Majesty’s Prison