The Inuulitsivik Health Centre, with more than 950 employees, is part of the Québec health and social services network (Nunavik region). It provides front-line health and social services, notably for prevention, evaluation, diagnostics and treatment, rehabilitation and support, for the population of the Hudson subregion of roughly 7 000 persons. Moreover, it provides services related to youth protection and assumes the administration of Ullivik, located in Dorval, for the Nunavik region. The Ullivik’s mission is to receive Inuit travelling to Montréal to receive health services in participating institutions. The Inuit population is spread among seven communities along the Hudson coast, from Kuujjuaraapik to Salluit.
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.Under the Direction of Community Services and supervised by the Youth and family program manager of social Services, the HRA 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 children and adolescents in which child and parental difficulties are the target for intervention. Delivering services in the home and within school services are of primary importance. The HRA is comfortable with crisis intervention and problems of suicide, family violence, sexual abuse, and addiction as well as mental health problems.
TAKS AND RESPONSABILITIES
Under the supervision of the Youth and Family program manager of Social Services, the HRA will:
- Carry primary responsibilities for services to families with children and adolescents in which child and parental difficulties are the target for intervention.
- Will complete and maintain Intervention plans in all files as well as ISP where needed
- Provide school-based services.
- Contribute to a working environment, which will target the enhanced autonomy of the CWs-SAs through joint interviews home visits, case discussions, team meetings, etc.
- Intervene directly with clients at the request of the client him/herself, Community Worker, or the Manager, in difficult situations or in those in which there is a conflict of interest.
- Work in collaboration with Youth Protection services by treating referrals for parenting skills and therapeutic intervention with adolescents based on individual needs.
- Work in collaboration with a wide variety of partners within IHC (such as nurses, doctors, visiting specialists, etc.) as well as in the community including school, municipal council, religious leaders, KRPF, etc.
- Organize, in collaboration with the Community Worker(s), weekly work schedules, on call duties, etc.
- Maintain the proper functioning of the CLSC Social Services office in collaboration with the other 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.).
- Prepare and deliver public education and prevention activities with the Community Worker(s) and/or the Community Liaison Wellness Worker.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work or related field of study
- 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.
- 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.
- Permanent full-time positions Salluit;
- Hourly rate between $27.08 and $47.98;
- 35hres/week + guards;
- Furnished accommodation provided;
- 3 to 4 annual outings depending on family status;
- Cargo premium between $146.29/week depending on village;
- Remoteness premium between $240.25/week and $423.53/week depending on the village and family status;
- Retention premium of $134.15/week;
- Moving and storage expenses reimbursed by the centre;
- Air transport paid by the center.
**Workers who are currently in the health and social services network can request a nordic unpaid leave (up to 48 months) to work in Nunavik.** Additional details