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Head of Service Intake (RTS)/Evaluation Orientation Youth protection

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2023 November 30

Youth protection
STATUS: Mid-management. Permanent Full-time position, based in Kuujjuaq
SUPERVISOR: Director of Youth Protection
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible

The Ungava Tulattavik Health Center is located in Kuujjuaq and offers the whole health and social services in the eastern part of Nunavik. Serving seven Inuit communities with an equal number of CLSC, a center for the elderly and the hospital in Kuujjuaq, it employs approximately 1,000 employees: administrators, professionals, doctors, dentists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, support staff, etc.

Nunavik communities are located north of the 55th parallel where a subarctic climate prevails. It implies the existence of permafrost allowing no agriculture.  Nunavik is the largest region covering about a third of the total area of Quebec.  No road link exists between the communities of Nunavik and southern Quebec, and between Nunavik communities themselves. We have access to the region and its communities by air travel and by boat.


Person whom, under the authority of the Director of Youth Protection, ensures the administration of the following services: Reception and treatment of signalements, Evaluation and orientation, Organization of social emergency service.  Ensure the application of the politics in relation with the activities under his supervision.  Administers the budget of her service and ensures expenses control.


Must withhold a First Terminal University Diploma in Human Sciences as: Social Services, Criminology, Psychology or Psycho-education

Have a theoretical and practical knowledge of : Youth Protection Act (including adoption), Concept of protection, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Health Services and Social Services Act

Ability to communicate correctly in English, in French and ideally in Inuktitut

Have a five (5) years relevant experience in administration

Capacity to adapt to a different culture and environment

Sense of analysis and synthesis

Capacity of working in a context of emergency, instability and pressure

Capacity of working in a team

Discrete, autonomous, emphatic, diplomat, responsible, with a good sense for listening, added with initiative, strictness and proper judgement

Respect for clientele; respect for authority

Availability to travel to the Ungava communities as required

Must detain a valid driver license

Conditions and benefits

SALARY:   Working conditions shall be those applicable to middle managers of the Health and Social Services network.

SALARY:  Class 38   Min: 82 697 $   Max: 107 505 $ / year
ISOLATION PREMIUM:  $ 203.66 / week, or more as per the family status
HIGH LIVING COST: $ 74.17 / week, as per the family status
RETENTION PREMIUM: $ 114.99 / week (temporary measure)

If you have a desire of a professional experience in a Nordic context, we invite you to join our team.  Anyone recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality where he is required to perform his duties, shall be entitled to: three or four vacation trips per year (as per the family status), housing provided free of charge, moving and storage expenses.  We invite you to visit the www.health-social-services.ca  you will find additional information about our Health Center.

*Only those selected for an interview will receive a response.

*Hiring priority is given to candidates on replacement list or to internal candidates of the MHSS

*Priority will be given to candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement.

*Candidates may be asked to experience various tests, including a psychometric test.


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