Liaison Officer

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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

LIAISON OFFICER
(Pay Band 6)

OPEN COMPETITION

(Various Locations)

The Department of Social Development is seeking an individual to join the Adult Community Resources team as a Liaison Officer with Central Office. Given the ability to work remotely and travel, flexibility on base working location is possible.

As a member of the Adult Community Resources team, the successful candidate will be responsible to provide consultation to the assigned nursing homes within the region to ensure quality health care service is provided to clients. The successful candidate will also be responsible for inspecting and licensing nursing homes, monitoring financial and operational aspects of all services provided in the nursing homes, and investigating incidents and complaints concerning care of residents and operation of nursing homes. The successful candidate will participate in various working committees or projects at divisional, departmental and provincial levels. Other duties may be assigned as required. Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite is required.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:  Master's degree in nursing and a minimum of four (4) years related work experience such as: experience working as a registered Nurse, experience in geriatrics or working with adult clients in a nursing setting, managing a nursing program or project management OR Bachelor's degree in nursing with a minimum of six (6) years related experience such as: experience working as Registered Nurse, experience in geriatrics or working with adult clients in a nursing setting, managing a nursing program or project management. Knowledge of the health care system in New Brunswick is required. The successful candidate must hold or be eligible for active registration with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick.

Some positions require written and spoken competence in French and English. Others will require written and spoken competence in English or in French only. Please state your language capability.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that the preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

ASSET QUALIFICATION: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate experience working in the long-term care sector.

Subject to the response of this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate the asset qualification on their application in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Travel throughout the province is required and candidates must have valid driver's license and their own means of transportation.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Relationship/Network Building
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Effective Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Initiative

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
  • Written Communication

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $67,002 to $89,128 per annum

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at https://www.ere.gnb.ca/competition.aspx?lang=E&t=Y or by mail at the following address by December 3, 2021 indicating competition number R76-2021-22-1095.

Social Development
Human Resource Services
4th floor, 551 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1E7
Telephone: (506) 462-5096
E-mail: HumanResources.sd@gnb.ca

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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