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Permanent position, unionized or unionizable nonunionized

PSYCHEDUCATOR ACTING EARLY

Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2021 August 02

The Inuulitsivik Health Centre, with more than 900 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.
Person under the direction of community services. The psychoeducator promotes the optimal adaptation of human beings in interaction with their environment. It evaluates the difficulties of adaptation and adaptive capacity, determines an intervention plan and ensure its implementation. He restored and develops human adaptive capacity and contributes to the development of the environmental conditions of the latter. The psychoeducator works closely with other members of the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary team.

The psychoeducator - Acting Early will be involved in the new range of services for children with developmental difficulties or delays in the 7 communities served by the Inuulitsivik Health Center.
The person sought will be able to demonstrate initiative, a great capacity for autonomy and ease in all stages of the assessment and intervention process with a youth clientele presenting signs of developmental delay and disorders. She should also have a great sense of organization and ease of adaptation in her work, in addition to possessing the skills to communicate and to work in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responds to the request for services and assesses the adaptive functioning of the child for whom concerns have been raised;
• Assess the overall development of the child;
• Produces professional recommendations regarding the child's situation;
• Develop an intervention plan taking into account the priority needs, the strengths of the child, the environment and the expectations of the parents;
• Participate in the implementation and review of a service plan within the multidisciplinary team of the Acting Early Program;
• Participate in the intersectoral service plan with partners when necessary (eg. school, social services, SIPPE, etc.);
• Ensures the psychoeducational follow-up of the child;
• Intervenes on an individual or group basis;
• Complete the notes, reports and statistics required concerning the client;
• Participate in awareness and information activities on child development;
• Organizes and supports stimulation and early intervention activities;
• Establishes partnerships with users, their families and with various stakeholders in the North and South;
• Supports the professional development of these colleagues when deemed appropriate,
• Perform any other task related to the performance of his duties and / or required by his immediate superior.




 

Qualifications

Terminal university degree in psychoeducation.
Be a member of Ordre des psychoéducateur et psychoéducatrices du Québec.

Experience requirements :
• Minimum two years of experience as a psychoeducator;
• Significant knowledge of the development of children 0-5 years old and of screening and assessment tools;
• English French bilingualism required, oral and written, knowledge of Inuktitut will be an asset;
• Experience in remote areas will be an asset;
• Knowledge of Inuit culture and values will be an asset;
• Ability to work in concert with the various stakeholders in the community.

Conditions and benefits

Permanent full time based in Puvirnituq;
Hourly rate according to agreement; between $25.25 and $45.22;
Day shift, 35hrs/week;
Collective insurance;
Maximum of 16 weeks of leave per year;
3 to 4 annual outings depending on status;
Freight premium $ 115.64 / week;
Retention premium $ 114.99 / week;
Remoteness premium $ 191.93 / week without dependents, $ 338.29 / week with dependents;
Furnished accommodation provided;
Air transport paid by the center.

** Professionals who are currently part of the health and social services network can request northern unpaid leave (up to 48 months) to work in Nunavik **

Additional details

To apply:
melanie.lepage.mnq@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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