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Human Relations agent or Social Worker -Integrated services prenatal and early childhood-

CLSC, Inukjuak
2021 May 07

The Inuulitsivik Health Centre (CSI), with more than 900 employees, is part of the health and social services network of Quebec, Nunavik region. It provides the population of the Hudson Bay Territory of approximately 7,000 people with front-line health and social services, including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation and support. In addition, it provides youth protection services and management for the Nunavik region of Ullivik in Dorval. Its mission is to welcome Inuit people who need to receive health services in participating Montreal hospitals. The Inuit population is distributed in seven communities on the Hudson Bay coast from Kuujjuaraapik to Salluit.

Under the authority of the Direction of Hospital Services and supervised by the Coordinator of the SIPPE program, the AHR/SW in ISPEC, (Intervention) position works in collaboration with the Social Aid(s) to deliver day-to-day generic social services but carries specific responsibilities for providing services to families with children up to 5 years of age, pregnant women and future fathers. 
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of the ISPEC program, the AHR/SW will:
Carry primary responsibilities for services to families with children up to 5 years of age, pregnant women and future fathers. 
Provide services to daycare when required.
Provide services related to parental skills, FASD including evaluation of family needs and close follow up of children up to 5 years old.
Contribute to a working environment which will target the enhanced autonomy of the SAs through joint interviews and home visits, case discussions, team meetings, 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.
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 daycare, municipal council, family house, etc.
Organize, in collaboration with the Social Aid(s), weekly work schedules, home visiting schedule, etc.
Contributes the smooth functioning of the SIPPE house in collaboration with the Social Aid(s) and other team members (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.
Prepare and deliver public education and prevention activities with the Social Aid(s) and/or the Community Liaison Wellness Worker.
Assist in the orientation of new employees.
Assume responsibility of the SIPPE house when necessary in the absence of the coordinator.
Perform any other tasks or functions as requested by the Coordinator.


• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related fields such as Social Work, psycho education etc…
• Minimum of two years’ experience in related pertinent fields

Experience required

• Experience with families and children is essential.
• 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.
• Participate in any training sessions offered by Inuulitsivik Health Center

Conditions and benefits

Temporary full time position
Hourly rate from $25.25 to $45.22
Furnished housing provided
Three to four annual personal trips depending on status
Maximum of 16 weeks’ vacation per year
Cargo premium $98.09 per week 
Isolation premium from $191.93 per week or $338.29 with dependants
Retention premium $114.99 per week
Moving expenses assumed by the employer
Storage expenses, if applicable, assumed by the employer

**Candidates presently working in the health and social services network may apply for northern leave without pay (up to 48 months) to work in Nunavik** 


Additional details

Please send resume and cover letter to melanie.lepage.mnq@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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