Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : April 27th 2014 Contents analyzing HRM data; conducting investigations and research to
inform HRM decision-making.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interprets and applies HRM policies, procedures, rules,
regulations, and related legislation in a
Provides advice and guidance regarding the application of
HRM policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Performs duties related to the sta ng function of the
Ministry/Department such as reviewing sta ng needs,
and making recommendations for recruitment and
selection, appointments, promotions, transfers, discipline
and leave arrangements.
Interprets and applies the terms of collective and other
agreements and other related industrial relations policies
and materials; delivers training in relevant areas including
new employee orientation; evaluates e ectiveness of
training and revises as necessary.
Evaluates and analyses training proposals submitted by
training providers, ensuring appropriateness and
alignment to proposed training budget; and
determines/recommends the most suitable employees to
attend relevant sessions.
Conducts research into HRM and client satisfaction issues;
analyses and evaluates data and makes recommendations
on the application of HRM policies and procedures and/or
changes to be made.
Participates in the Ministry/Department's strategic
planning and change management processes.
Provides assistance in the performance management
process in areas such as developing position descriptions
and performance standards and ensuring timelines are
Collects, compiles and analyses organizational and HRM
data in order to provide a basis for human resource
planning and the establishment and maintenance of a
human resource database.
Participates in the preparation of budgetary estimates of
the HRM Division and assists in the preparation of the
report on the sta ng of the Ministry/Department.
Cabinet/Ministerial Notes, internal notes, circulars,
memoranda, statements of evidence and arguments in
respect of grievances and disputes and other documents
related to human resource matters.
Prepares and maintains relevant HRM procedural manuals,
organizational planning tools.
Reviews representations from employees,
individuals/agencies and provides advice regarding their
resolution in accordance with existing human resource
management policies, procedures, related legislation and
collective and other agreements.
Conducts or arranges for investigations into human
resource related complaints and grievances and
Makes arrangements for and/or participates in meetings,
both internal or with external agencies; prepares and
circulates agenda, takes minutes/notes, follows up on
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of
Knowledge of research methodologies, principles and
Some knowledge of government policies, procedures, rules
and regulations related to HRM.
Some knowledge of Public Service legislation, rules,
regulations, policies and procedures.
Some knowledge of national labour laws and regulations;
collective agreements and policies in respect of daily rated
Skill in the use of personal computers.
Ability to use e-Government technology platforms.
Ability to use the internet for research purposes.
Ability to analyze and evaluate data and trends In HRM and
Ability to solve problems and make decisions within
approved policy frameworks.
Ability to communicate e ectively both orally and in
Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and policy briefs.
performance of duties.
Ability to establish and maintain e ective working
relationships with associates, other public service
employees, representatives of recognized trade
unions/associations and the public.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of two (2) years' experience performing duties in
one or more of the functional areas of human resource
Training as evidenced by the possession of a recognized
University degree with core courses in Human Resource
Management or post graduate training in HRM.
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER
The School Social Worker is responsible for assisting suspended
students and students with behavioural di culties and their
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:
Interviews students and members of their families in the
diagnosis and evaluation of their di culties.
Interprets to teaching sta and Guidance O cers those
social, economic, environmental and personal factors
a ecting students' behaviour.
Prepares case histories, written reports and confers with
Guidance O cers on case reports.
Assesses students' needs by home visits and personal
otherwise as required.
Creates linkages and sources community, governmental and
non-governmental resources to assist clients with special
Participates in the delivery of parent/guardian education
sessions on a variety of Psycho-Social needs
Participates in in-service training conducted by the Ministry
Participates in case conferences re: intervention strategies for
students with behaviour di culties
Engages in the follow-up of student
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
BSc. Degree in Social Work or its equivalent from an
At least one (1) year internship in the school/education
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