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Cultural Safety Senior Advisor

Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2023 September 30

“The Inuit must become the architects of their society and institutions. They must develop their own plans and determine the content of programs and services in the region. Professionals and management personnel arriving from outside the territory are part of the Inuit toolbox. Their purpose must be to support us in the pursuit of our goals.” – Minnie Grey, executive director, NRBHSS

Under the authority of the Director of Youth Protection, the incumbent will be mandated to:

  • Support the direction of the department of youth protection, in the coordination and implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the Viens Commission, the Commission on Children's Rights and Youth Protection, specifically the recommendations included in the Aboriginal chapter;
  • Represent the perspective of the community in the orientations and decisions taken at different stages of our DYP mandate
  • Collaborate with the management team and managers in the development of services that meet the foundations of cultural safety through the application of the YPA (Youth Protection Act).
  • Ensure a cultural imprint in the application of the YPA on the territory of Hudson Bay
  • Establish strong links with local partners, including the villages of Hudson's Bay and local organizations working with communities (e.g. school, police, CPE...)
  • Ensure the planning, organization and delivery of training offered to DYP staff on cultural safety.

Essential skills and aptitudes

Have the passion to share and use one's cultural competencies for the well-being of Nunavimmiut
Have the ability to support and accompany managers and teams towards a culturally safe practice
Be a team player and demonstrate positive and unifying leadership;
Strong change management skills and an ability to propose creative solutions to complex situations
Have an in-depth knowledge of the reality and the past experienced by the population.
Have skills in its interventions with the various authorities and partners of the community
Fluency in oral and written communications in Inuktitut and in English or French;
Good knowledge of the cultural safety approach;
An understanding of the child protection intervention process is an asset;

Conditions and benefits
  • According to the salary scale of the job title of senior advisor of the health and social services network -  class 36 – between 74 481$ and 96 826$
  • ​6 weeks of vacations
  • Isolation premium of $9,332, without dependents, or $18,732, with dependents
  • Cargo allowance of $10, 626 per year per dependent
  • Retention bonus: $6,000 for the first year
Additional details

Send your application to recrutement.csi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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