Under the authority of the Direction of Community Services and supervised by the Youth program manager of Social Services, the Social Worker in the Child, Youth, and Family (Intervention) position works in collaboration with the local Community Worker(s)-Social Aid(s) to deliver day-to-day generic social services but carries specific responsibilities for providing services to families with young children and adolescents in which child and parental difficulties are the target for intervention. School services are of primary importance.
The social worker is comfortable with crisis intervention and problems of suicide, family violence, sexual abuse, and addiction as well as mental health problems.
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of CLSC Social Services, the SW will:
Carry primary responsibilities for services to families with young children and adolescents in which child and parental difficulties are the target for intervention.
Intervene within the family environment to offer support to parents and children in order to maintain a proper living environment.
Co-intervention in the family with internal CSI partners such as CW, addiction workers, DYP in order to actualize an intervention plan.
Receive collaborative requests from the DYP to work on parental skills or personal difficulties to voluntary clients followed by DYP.
Offer psychosocial (therapeutic) individual or group services to children and youth.
Contribute to a working environment which will target the enhanced autonomy of the CWs-SAs through joint interviews and home visits, case discussions, team meetings, etc.
Work in collaboration with a wide variety of partners within the CSI and in the community including school, DYP, etc to elaborate a PSI.
Organize, in collaboration with the Community Worker(s), weekly work schedules, on call duties, etc.
Provide information and interpretation of different laws touching the clinical setting (e. g., Youth Protection Act, Law 39, etc.).
Intervene directly with clients at the request of the client him/herself, Community Worker, or the Coordinator, in difficult situations or in those in which there is a conflict of interest.
Assure the smooth functioning of the CLSC Social Services office in collaboration with the Community Worker(s) (e. g., ordering supplies, arranging for repairs to office equipment, etc.).
Fulfill the requirements for clinical recording and weekly statistical reports;
Liaise with other organizations in the North and the South (e. g., Group Home, Uluriak, women’s shelters, etc.);
Perform any other tasks or functions as requested by the Coordinator.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work.
Member of the Quebec Order of Social Workers
Minimum of two years experience in the Québec Health and Social Services network
Experience with families and children is essential.
Knowledge of the Youth Protection Act is an asset.
Experience in school-based services is an asset.
Bilingual (French and English)
Flexibility and open-mindedness.
Willingness to discover different visions of, and approaches to, individual, family, and social problems.
Adaptability particularly as related to intervention techniques and strategies.
Acknowledgement of, and respect for, Inuit culture and values.
Valid driver's license
Hourly rate between $27.08 and $47.98;
Full-time position (day 35h/week + on-call duty);
Cargo premium: between $36.64/week and $146.29/week;
Isolation premium between $203.66/week and $240.25/week;
Retention premium between $114.99/week and $225.18/week depending on years of service in the North;
3 to 4 annual outings depending on family status;
- Group insurance
- Furnished housing provided
- Air transportation covered by the health centre
- Moving and storage expenses reimbursed by the health centre
- Up to 16 weeks off per year
***The professionals of the health and social services sector can ask for a Northern leave (of up to 48 months) from their establishment in order to work in the Nunavik region***
Those interested in applying are requested to do so in writing to this email address: email@example.com