Quality of Care Licensing Specialist

Public Service Commission - Human Resource Operations

Posted Jan 23, 2023 at 06:30 pm Closes Feb 6, 2023 at 06:30 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg MB
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Quality of Care Licensing Specialist
SP3 Social Services Worker 3
Department of Families
Child Protection - Placement Resources, Child and Youth Services
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 40475
Salary(s):  SP3 $53,713.00 - $69,146.00 per year
Closing Date: February 2, 2023
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.
A 12-month eligibility list may be created from this competition for similar regular, term, full-time or part-time positions in other areas of the branch.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Check
  • Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must have a valid class 5 driver's license and access to personal vehicle
  • Ability to travel thorughout the province
  • Post secondary education in Social Sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience with the organization, operation and licensing of child care facilities.
  • Experience in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of government policies and programs.
  • Knowledge of the governance structure, operation and funding of child care facilities.
  • Knowledge of the legislation and regulations governing the management and delivery of child protection programming in Manitoba, including The Child and Family Services Act and all other related codes standards and procedures applicable in residential child care facilities across Manitoba.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel and  PowerPoint, InfoPath).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective collaborative working relationships with various partners.
  • Effective written communication skills with the ability to prepare reports and recommendations.
  • Effective verbal communication skills with the ability to present information to various partners.

  • Experience in the development/delivery of child & family services programming.
Reporting to the Manager of Licensing, the Quality of Care Provincial Licensing Specialist (the Specialist) is accountable for the planning, development, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of provincial licensing program of residential child care facilities which provide care within the child and family protection system throughout the province.  The Specialist carries out evidence-based reviews of residential child care facilities, assesses and develops guidelines and performance expectations to ensure that licensed residential child care facilities throughout the province are operating competently and in compliance with the Child Care Facilities (Other than Foster Homes) Licensing Regulation of The Child and Family Services Act and all other related codes, standards and procedures applicable in residential child care facilities across Manitoba.  The Specialist leads a team of representatives from external organizations in the implementation of the provincial licensing framework and program which aims to improve the quality of care provided and help ensure that children and youth experience safe environments and achieve positive outcomes and improved functioning as a result of the high quality services received during their residential child care facility placement.
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Advertisement # 40475
Service Centre 4
Human Resource Services
600-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2A9
Phone:  204-945-7518
Fax: 204-945-0601
To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.  Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration. 

Click here to access the application form.
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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