Posted Feb 12, 2020 at 04:00 pm Closes Feb 26, 2020 at 04:00 pm
SP5 Social Services Worker 5
Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth
Special Investigations and Child Death Reviews
Advertisement Number: 36029
Salary(s): SP5 $64,721 - $87,851 per year
Closing Date: February 21, 2020
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, résumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
Conditions of Employment:
The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth (MACY) is an independent officer of the Legislative Assembly and is independent of government. The Manitoba Advocate’s statutory mandate includes representing the rights, interests, and viewpoints of children, youth, and young adults receiving any designated or reviewable services as described under The Advocate for Children and Youth Act. The Manitoba Advocate also reviews and reports upon the standards and quality of those reviewable and designated services provided to children, youth, and young adults who have died, to educate the public and to enhance the safety and well-being of Manitoba children, youth, and young adults.
As directed or required by the Manitoba Advocate or designate, the incumbent represents the rights of, and acts as an advocate on behalf of any child, youth, or young adult. Reporting to the Program Manager, Special Investigations and Child Death Reviews, as designated by the Manitoba Advocate, the incumbent acts as an Advocacy Officer providing advocacy services on behalf of deceased children, youth, or young adults who, at the time of their death or in the year that preceded the death, were in the care of, or received services from any reviewable services as described under The Advocate for Children and Youth Act. Advocacy services include investigative actions sanctioned under The Advocate for Children and Youth Act. The Investigator prepares a comprehensive review on behalf of the Manitoba Advocate reviewing the services which were delivered to the child, youth, young adult, or their family, circumstances surrounding the death, and recommends formal changes to the standards, policies, regulations, or practices relating to the services in order to enhance the safety and well-being of children, youth, or young adults and to reduce the likelihood of a death occurring in similar circumstances. The incumbent participates in public education and community development activities as assigned by the Manitoba Advocate or designate to bring awareness to the community regarding the principles and mandate under which these reviews will be conducted, or more generally, to the work of the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth.
Advertisement # 36029
Manitoba Legislative Assembly
Human Resource Services
Winnipeg MB, R3C 3R6
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We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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