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Social worker (sexual violence program)

Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2023 March 31

Under the Direction of Community Services, the Sexual violence Prevention & Promotion worker will participate in seeking creative, community-based and Inuit-appropriate strategies to mitigate and prevent sexual abuse problems. Under the supervision of the Manager of Prevention & Promotion, the worker will work in close collaboration with the sexual violence social workers in Akulivik and Puvirnituq as well as with Inuk partner and various professionals and community stakeholders to provide a variety of services and programs related to sexual violence
Under the authority of the Manager of Prevention & Promotion, the sexual violence Prevention & Promotion worker will:


Establish community links and anchors on which to base efforts to address issues of sexual violence and abuse.
Develop and evaluate promotion and prevention activities in sexuality for adults and youth in collaboration with local interveners and diverse community partners including CNVs, Youth Houses, Family House, Women’s Shelters, residential resources (Group Home, Mental Health Centers, etc.).
Engage in promoting the program and services offered to victims of sexual violence.  
Participate in campaigns to raise community awareness on the nature, consequences and other concerns relevant to sexual violence.
Assist in developing community-based responses to the issue of sexual violence and healing.
Organize public group workshops on healthy sexual habits and lifestyles
Work in collaboration with the social service workers on the coast on issues related to assessment, referral and clinical support follow up, etc in accordance with sexual violence.
Create and present popular education activities on topics such as understanding sexual violence and abuse, information on resources, etc.
Work in collaboration with local Community Liaison Wellness Worker.
Identify training needs and assist in organizing training sessions.
Fulfill the requirements for monthly reports and weekly statistical reports.



·    Bachelors degree in Social Work, criminology, psychoeducation or any related filed of study.
·    A D.E.C with work experience in sexual violence can also be considered
·    Formal training in sexuality or sexual violence is an asset.


Experience required

·    Minimum of two years experience in the Québec Health and Social Services network
·    Experience in working in the field of sexual violence
     Experience in community development 

Essential skills and aptitudes

·         Flexibility and open-mindedness.
·         Creativity and highly developed capacity to rally partners to joint action. 
·         Acknowledgement of, and respect for, Inuit culture and values. 

Conditions and benefits
  • Permanent full-time, based in Puvirnituq
    Hourly rate between $27.08 and $47.98 depending on experience
    Cargo premium $115.64/week
    Remoteness premium $203.66/week without dependent or $358.99/week with dependent
    Retention bonus starting at $114.99/week
    Group Insurance
    Furnished accommodation provided
    Moving and storage costs reimbursed by the center
    Up to 16 weeks of leave per year***Professionals who are currently in the health and social services network can request a Nordic unpaid leave (up to 48 months) from their institution to work in Nunavik***
Additional details

TO APPLY, please send your cover letter and resume to recrutement.csi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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