Under the supervision of the Planning and Programming coordinator for programs for children, youths and families and jointly with the two health centres and the community organizations of the region, the officer shall contribute to the development and regional implantation of programs and services destined for youths and their families in accordance with the Act respecting health services and social services, the Youth Protection Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act. He or she shall also work on the development of processes aimed at ensuring access to services and establishing priority criteria for applications.
Further, the officer shall participate in the design of clinical projects for the clientele consisting of children, youths and families as well as in application of the programs.
Bachelor’s degree in humanities (social work, psychoeducation. criminology, psychology)
Minimum of three years’ experience with the clientele consisting of children, youths and families
Familiarity with the Act respecting health services and social services, the Youth Protection Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act
Familiarity with the functioning of family-type resources (accreditation, recognition criteria etc.) shall be considered a major asset
Spoken and written skills in at least two of the three languages in use in the region: Inuktitut, English and French
Familiarity with MS Word and Excel
Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.
Temporary, full-time position of one year (replacement for maternity leave)
Position based in Kuujjuaq
Salary according to the rules set forth by the MSSS ($25.25/h to $45.22$/)
Northern benefits: retention premium ($6,000/year), isolation premium ($10,015/year), cost-of-living allowance ($3,085/year) and, if hired more than 50 km from Kuujjuaq, subsidized housing provided, moving and storage expenses reimbursed, annual personal trips from Kuujjuaq to point of hiring provided, etc.
Note that employees of the health and social services network are eligible for northern leave without pay.
Interested candidates should send their résumé in English and French, no later than September 23rd, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., care of:
Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services
Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0