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2022-067 Planning and programming Officer - Combat Elder Abuse

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, Kuujjuaq
2023 January 06

Under the authority of the Department of Inuit Values and Practices and in collaboration with the various partners, the regional coordinator will actively contribute, at the regional level, to the application of measures under the governmental plan of action against elder abuse.


He or she will ensure ongoing and regular interactions with the personnel of the ministries involved, the local and regional collaborators, and the coordinators of organizations, programs and projects offering services for prevention, screening and intervention.


He or she will be responsible for facilitating and supporting concerted efforts among the partners in order to transmit clear and precise information, accurately identify the needs and set up additional means for further cooperation.


The regional coordinator will ensure improved efficiency in the services destined to combat elder abuse.

He or she will see that contacts are established between the various actors in the sector, in order to ensure that an elderly person’s situation is not neglected.


Bachelor’s degree in human sciences; however, pertinent experience may be taken into account

Five years’ pertinent experience, three of which in the health and social services sector

Experience required

Three years’ experience in coordination or management of considerable portfolios

Essential skills and aptitudes

Peer recognition for the quality of his or her expertise and services

Sound knowledge of community organization and aging-related issues

Proven abilities in mobilization and leadership

Autonomy, responsibility concerning results, communication skills, creativity, sound judgment and reasoning, in-depth knowledge, ability to learn on the job, adaptability to environment (computers, frequent travel)

Spoken and written skills in at least two of the three languages in use in the region: Inuktitut, English and French

Conditions and benefits

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

Permanent, full-time position

Position based in Kuujjuaq or on telework with travel in the region

Salary according to the rules set forth by the MSSS (27.08$/h to 47.98$/h)


Northern benefits: retention premium ($6,000/year), isolation premium ($10,627/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.

Additional details

For more information about our services and our region, please visit Nunavik Perspective: https://sante-services-sociaux.ca/en/


Health and Social Services Network Employees Potentially Eligible for Northern Leave Without Pay



Interested candidates should send their résumé, in English and French, no later than January 6, 2023, at 5:00 p.m., care of:


Human Resources
Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services
P.O. Box 900, Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0


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