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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
MHSD 10 of 2022
Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will plan and prepare regular meals in order to provide a balanced, nutritious diet for consumers and maintaining the effective management of the kitchen and maintain a clean working and food preparation environment in order to ensure the health and safety of individuals.

Main Responsibilities

1. Assist with the planning and preparation of regular and special diets food in order to provide a balanced nutritious meal for consumers.
2. Assist with the cleaning, sanitisation and securing of all food equipment, utensils and work areas in order to maintain a well-organised work environment that ensures the health and safety of yourself and others.
3. Assist with monitoring inventory and rotate stock in order to manage food stores efficiently.
4. Report any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain clean, safe and sanitized environment.
5. Perform any other related duties as required by the Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience in food service and preparation
  • Certified Food Handler
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of food preparation and presentation
  • Basic knowledge of operating kitchen equipment
  • Basic knowledge of hygiene practices
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player
20 July 2022
20 July 2022 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
63 of 2022
Deputy Labour Commissioner

Deputy Labour Commissioner

Department of Labour and Workforce Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with creation and preservation of an effective and efficient Labour Department and Units through leadership of the Units and through providing support and guidance to Unit Heads and employees.

Main Responsibilities

1. Receive, record, analyses, investigate and mediate complaints lodged by employees or employers to reach a voluntary settlement.
2. Record the final outcome of each case accurately for future reference.
3. Transmit unsettled disputes to the Labour Commissioner.
4. Manage and maintain systems and reports ensuring security of data.
5. Develop and implement policies and procedures as needed to provide effective and uniform services to internal and external customers.
6. Recruit and screen applicants to fill vacancies and review applications of qualified persons to ensure the best person is recruited.
7. Confer with Unit Officers on matters including placement problems, retention or release of probationary employees, dismissals of BVIslanders, unresolved disputes, work permit issues and staff issues.
8. Assist with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.
9. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
10. Deputise in the absence of the Labour Commissioner.
11. Research, analyse and prepare reports and provide advice.
12. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
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 Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or in a
  • related field
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ work experience in a related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures and policies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Expert interpersonal skills including counseling and interviewing techniques
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
20 July 2022
20 July 2022 Department of Labour and Workforce Development
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