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Head of Service – Family type resources -Kuujjuaq 2000-321

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2021 April 18

(Youth Protection direction)

STATUS: Mid-management, temporary full-time position, based in Kuujjuaq  (one (1) year with possibility of prolongation)
SUPERVISOR: Director of Youth Protection
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible


Person whom, under the authority of the Assistant to the Director of Youth Protection and Provincial Director, the person is responsible for these tasks:

Supervision of the recruitment of foster families for children and adults and so, ensures the necessary promotion activities

Evaluates the service offers from the postulant with a view to become a foster family, confirm their accreditation and sees to conclude the contractual relationship

Supervise the pairing, child or adult – foster family

Ensures the support and consultation to the foster families

Ensures the training program for foster families

Assumes  the surveillance of the fosters families in the territory

Keeps the foster families files up to date

Ensures the classification and  implement the remuneration of special foster families, for the long term rehabilitation and/or immediate actions

Supervision of reports and ensures up-date of the files in accordance with the laws and norms in force

Provides statistical data in accordance with the policies and procedures of the establishment

Ensures  application of policies within the service

Ensures budgetary controls and human resources management


Must withhold Bachelor Degree in Human Sciences as: Social Services, Criminology, Psychology or Psycho-education.

Have a theoretical and practical knowledge of :the 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

To have relevant experience in managing a family type resources service

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: Class 38   Min: $77 926     Max: 101 304 $ / year
ISOLATION PREMIUM:  $10 015 to $17 652 / year as per family status
HIGH LIVING COST:  $ 3,075 / year, or more as per the number of dependents
RETENTION PREMIUM   $6 00$ / year

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

Additional northern benefits are applicable. Any person recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality in which she is called upon to perform his/her duties, will be granted annual trips and lodging, as per status. 


Additional details

Please send your resume in English and French, either email: emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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