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Human Relations Officer - Services to Young Offenders

DPJ, Puvirnituq
2023 June 30

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 supervision of the Head of service - ET/RTS/LSJPA, the person is:
• To carry out the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and all Inuulitsivik Health Center, Direction of Youth Protection polices and procedures.
• To evaluate and orient youths referred by the Bureau du directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales as to their appropriateness for the Extrajudicial Sanctions Program and to implement and apply Extrajudicial Sanctions where applicable.
• To provide services to young offenders while in custody in residential care as well as do the follow-up of the community supervision portion of the custody order.
• To prepare pre-sentence reports, probation assessments, psychosocial reports, interventions plans and all other reports as requested.
• To testify in court on a regular basis.
• To apply court-ordered measures.
• To institute proceedings for a breach of conditions when appropriate.
• To effect placements when such are ordered by the court.
• To work efficiently and effectively with staff in other Batshaw departments, MHSS establishments and Ministry of Justice (including Court officials, police officers, etc.) and Justice committees as required in the performance of their responsibilities.
• To provide on-going practical and psycho-social supports, promote clients problems solving and self-help activities and to collaborate with internal and community resources which further the same goals.
• To perform the on-call / intake function and back-up on a regular basis as required.
• To work an irregular work schedule as required.
• To participate in the identification and documentation of trends in service requests.
• To perform other related duties as requested by the immediate manager.


• A first level terminal university degree in social work or related Human Sciences discipline.  Relevant experience will be considered.
• Be a member or on the register of persons with acquired rights (Bill 21) of one of the following orders: OTSTCFQ, ordre des sexologues, ordre des criminologues, ordre des psychologues, ordre des psychothérapeutes.

Experience required

• A minimum of 3 years experience in family and youth services.

Essential skills and aptitudes

• Must have demonstrated knowledge of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Manuel de Référence
• Must have demonstrated knowledge of community resources including those in the Youth Criminal Justice Network.  
• Must have knowledge of adolescent development and theories of deviance.
• Must demonstrate skills in assessment and intervention (both youth and family).
• Must demonstrate skills in intervening in crisis situations, and working with resistant clients.
• Must work effectively within required timeframes.  
• Must have excellent writing skills, and produce reports that require little or no revision.
• Must demonstrate ability to be very well organized.
• Must have very good interpersonal skills and the ability to function as part of a team while exercising appropriate autonomy.
• Must be willing to travel in different communities, to work irregular hours including early morning, evening, weekends and statutory holidays.
• Must be willing to be on-call if required.
• Must have a valid driver’s license. 
• Must be bilingual (English and French) oral and written, Ideally speak Inuktitut.

Conditions and benefits

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 $115.64/week d;
Remoteness premium between $203.66/week and $358.99/week depending on family status;
Retention premium of $114.99/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

To get more information or to apply: recrutement.csi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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