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CHIEF MANAGER FOR ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AND PLA (1st line)

CLSC, Inukjuak
2022 May 25

The Inuulitsivik Health Centre, with over 950 employees, is part of the Quebec health and social services network, Nunavik region. It offers front-line health and social services to the population of the Hudson Bay territory. The Inuit population is distributed in seven (7) communities established on the Hudson Bay coast from Kujjuaraapik to Salluit.

Under the authority of the Community Services Branch, the Adult Mental Health and ALP Program Manager of Social Services oversees the delivery of a wide variety of curative and preventive services to all clienteles in the seven coastal villages of Hudson Bay, in accordance with the provisions of the Quebec Act respecting health and social services. All age groups and all psychosocial issues, excluding the application of the Youth Protection Act, fall under the jurisdiction of the CLSC Social Services. The coordinator plays a key role in maintaining service standards, developing new services and managing human resources, both Inuit and non-Inuit. The Program Manager also has various administrative responsibilities.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Program and service development

  •  Ensure the understanding and application of the mission and philosophy of the Inuulitsivik Health Centre. 
  • Participate with partners to identify the needs of the clientele and to establish the priorities of the CLSC Social Services. 
  • To ensure the maximization of participation and use of community resources in response to identified psychosocial needs 
  • Develop, promote and initiate new resources and programs for all client groups served by CLSC Social Services.
  • Ensure the active participation of CLSC Social Services in prevention and promotion programs and activities.
  • Collaborate with partners involved in services to children, youth, families, persons with loss of autonomy and persons with mental health and addiction problems. 
  • Provide planning, organization, coordination and review of the deployment of services in the communities. 
  • Provide support and supervision to all members of the CLSC Social Services team 
  • Maintain existing relationships with partners within the Inuulitsivik Health Centre and with community collaborators  To develop new relationships as required. 
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and review the delivery of services to clients under the provisions of the Act respecting health services and social services 
  • Collaborate in the development of agreements with various agencies that have a role to play in the delivery of services to CLSC Social Services clients, such as seniors' centers, etc. 
  • Collaborate in the establishment of service corridors (including placement) with southern institutions.
  • Participate in relevant regional and sub-regional committees related to the delivery of services to CLSC Social Services clients (i.e. Regional Mental Health Access Committee)
Administration 
  • Oversee the overall operation of CLSC Social Services (adult services) in the 7 communities. 
  • Collaborate with internal partners to develop and update policies, procedures and standards. 
  • Ensure the implementation and enforcement of these policies, procedures and standards. 
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, maintenance and review of policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare budget proposals and monitor the authorized budget envelope.  
  • Prepare monthly activity reports for the Director of Community Services
  • Maintain client files in accordance with professional standards
  • Ensure the application of the Inuulitsivik Health Centre's financial and administrative policies regarding the placement of children and adults in non-institutional resources.   This includes tracking attendance and movement of clients in placement, payment of resources and billing of the family or adults as appropriate.
Case Management 
  • Ensure the quality of services provided to individuals and groups served by CLSC Social Services.
  • In collaboration with Clinical Specialists, provide consultation and support to community/social workers on a variety of issues.
  • Ensures that all staff understand the role and functioning of various agencies such as the Tribunal administratif du Québec, the Curateur Public, etc. 
  • To ensure compliance with the policies and procedures of the other services of the Inuulitsivik Health Centre as well as other organizations with which the CLSC Social Services collaborate, such as nursing, the Aaniavituqarq and Reintegration Centre, psychiatric institutions, schools, etc.
  • To identify training needs and develop an in-service training plan for Inuit and non-Inuit staff.

 

Qualifications
  • Experience may be considered equivalent;
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in social work or other relevant field of study
Experience required
  • Minimum of 2 years management experience;
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in adult social services and mental health ;
  • Experience working in Inuit culture
Essential skills and aptitudes
  • Proven management skills;
  • Well-developed interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Good oral communication skills in English, French and/or Inuktitut Knowledge of Inuit culture and traditions
Conditions and benefits
  • According to the salary scale corresponding to class 37 for management personnel in the Health and Social Services sector. (between $73,955 and $96,141 annually) 
  • Northern bonuses: 
    • CARGO premium: $98.09 / week ; 
    • Remoteness premium: between $203.66 and $358.99 / week ; 
    • Retention premium: between $114.99 and $206.02 / week; 
  • 3 to 4 releases per year: 
  • Up to 16 weeks of leave per year: 
  • Furnished housing provided; 
Additional details

Please send your resume to the following email address: recrutement.csi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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