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Permanent position, unionized or unionizable nonunionized

Human Relations Officer (Youth Mental Health- Team Leader)1000-532

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2019 May 27

SERVICE CLSC, Youth and Family- Kuujjuaq
STATUS: Permanent full-time (35 hours/week)
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Head of Program (Youth and Family)

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible

MANDATE: The Human Relations Officer-Youth Mental Health performs psychosocial interventions in collaboration with different health care professionals. Supports youth with complex mental health issues through individual, group and family interventions from a holistic perspective. He or she collaborates with other members of the Youth and Family Team in the programming and evaluation of mental health services for youth and participates in the promotion and prevention activities aimed at school-aged youth.

SPECIFIC TASKS:

Collaborates in the organization and evaluation of youth mental health services and serves as a liaison officer between different stakeholders and professionals involved in youth mental health cases

Psychosocial intervention with children and youth dealing with mental health issues and their family

Undertakes clinical work in an individual, family or group context

Creates and organizes prevention and promotion activities regarding mental health and holistic wellness

Coordinates and facilitates clinical meetings for the youth intervention team

Participates in interdisciplinary meetings, case discussions and various committees;

Collaborates with medical professionals, namely, the child psychiatrist;

Offers clinical support to fellow social workers and supports the members of the youth intervention team

Creates formal and informal ties with people in the community in an effort to encourage professional collaboration;

Collaborates with CLSC and school professionals in communities of the Ungava Coast as needed;

Assumes on-call shifts for emergency social services (evening-nights-weekends) on rotation;

Prepares annual activity report;

Qualifications

Must hold a Bachelor's degree degree in Social Work, Psychology, Psychoeducation or Criminology

Member of his Professional Order

Possess at least 3 years of related experience in youth mental health

Possess at least 1 year of related experience in remote area

Project organization experience would be a major asset

Fluent in English and French (spoken & written), knowledge of Inuktitut would be an asset

Capacity to work within a multidisciplinary team and interest in sharing knowledge and experience with co-workers

Capacity to establish a therapeutic relationship with clients of the population served

Organized, initiative, creative and autonomous

Valid driver’s licence

Available to travel in the others communities on the Ungava Coast

Conditions and benefits

SALARY: Min: 983.50$ Max: 1582.70$ / week
ISOLATION PREMIUM: 151.34$/week or 242.10$/week, as per the family status
HIGH COST OF LIVING PREMIUM: 59.14$/week or as per the family status

POSTING PERIOD: From May 13 to May 27, 2019 inclusively

Any person recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometres from the locality where she is called upon to perform her duties, will be granted annual trips and lodging unit, as per status. Shared lodging or transit if necessary.

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