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2019-013-04 Planning, Programming and Research Officer, Crisis Intervention Team

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, Kuujjuaq
2019 May 27

Under the authority of the Department of Planning and Programming and the supervision of the advisor for adult and community programs, the officer shall be responsible for coordinating initiatives in crisis intervention in the Nunavik region, principally in situations of suicide and aftercare. He or she shall coordinate the activities of the region’s various interveners in establishing services adapted to Inuit values and culture.


The officer shall also work at designing a protocol template for the long term.


His or her responsibilities shall notably include the following:


support the referral of clinical situations related to suicidal risk;
identify and establish priorities in the community’s needs;
support the organizations in establishing best practices in suicide prevention, front-line intervention and aftercare;
support the setup of clear referral processes between organizations;
ensure standardized processes among the various organizations concerned;
offer clinical support to the interveners;
identify the needs in terms of skills development;
contribute to the ongoing development of skills among the project team’s interveners;
ensure standardized processes in interventions with the services already provided by permanent interveners;
foster the establishment of a permanent structure (design a protocol for long-term interorganizational operations).


Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or other appropriate discipline; however, a combination of pertinent training and experience may be considered
Experience in setup of measures and actions in crisis intervention

Experience in intervention in situations involving suicide or aftercare shall be considered an asset

Experience in clinical support or supervision

Ability to work with interveners from various organizations and sectors

Ability to establish relationships of trust with the clientele served

Excellent capacity for mobilizing around common objectives
Sense of organization, initiative and autonomy

Good oral and written skills in at least two of the three languages in use in the region (Inuktitut, English and French)

Valid driver’s license

Availability for travel throughout the Nunavik territory

Conditions and benefits

Permanent, full-time position

Position based on telework with regular travel to Nunavik

Salary according to the rules set forth by the MSSS and commensurate with experience

During travel, the daily allowances stipulated in the working conditions shall be paid and lodging shall be provided in cases where the destination is more than 50 kilometres from the place of work.

Additional details

By email

Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.

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