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Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2023 September 30

The Inuulitsivik  Health Center is currently looking for Community Workers or Social Workers to work in the villages of the Hudson Bay coast with the Inuit communities. Working at the Centre de santé Inuulitsivik means joining a dedicated team committed to improving the overall health, well-being and living conditions of the various communities through accessible, integrated, quality services. Today, the Centre de santé Inuulitsivik has over 1,100 employees, and is part of the Quebec health and social services network in the Nunavik region. It provides front-line health and social services, including prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and support, to some 8,000 people living in the Hudson Bay territory. It also provides youth protection services and manages Ullivik, located in Dorval on the island of Montreal, for the Nunavik region. Ullivik's mission is to receive Inuit people requiring health services from participating Montreal hospitals. The Inuit population served is spread across seven communities on the Hudson Bay coast, from Kuujjuaraapik to Salluit.

Opportunities - Community Worker or Social Worker - Puvirnituq
Work at the Inuulitsivik Health Center according to your availability and preferences:
Permanent full-time position in Puvirnituq, 35 hours per week in the Community Services Department

 Main responsibilities - Community Worker or Social Worker - Puvirnituq

Reporting to the Coordinator of Prevention and Promotion Programs, Community Services, Centre de santé et de services sociaux Inuulitsivik (CSSI), the Community Worker will participate in the delivery of a variety of Inuit-specific awareness and prevention services to marginalized youth and young adults. The community worker plays a key role in identifying at-risk and distressed youth aged 14 to 25 who have not responded to more formal offers of service. The target population includes young people who have dropped out of school, are suffering from substance abuse problems, isolation, poverty, psychosocial distress, etc.

In addition, the community worker will establish collaborative relationships with other service providers as appropriate, including but not limited to NVs, community service team members and other organizations to help create and implement projects and activities accordingly. 


Community worker: Must hold a college diploma (DEC) in social work techniques or another appropriate college discipline from a school recognized by the relevant ministry. This job also includes people with a college certificate in social work techniques or social assistance techniques.
Social Worker: Experience in working with young people, particularly in the field of awareness and intervention, may be taken into consideration and/or experience in street work or intervention with troubled youth will be taken into consideration.

Essential skills and aptitudes

Flexibility and open-mindedness.
- Willingness to work outside normal office hours (this may sometimes include weekends and evenings).
- Knowledge of and respect for Inuit culture, values and traditions.
- Ability to work outside the normal structures of a health and social services center.
- Creativity
- Ability to work in collaboration with various organizations.
- Well-developed interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- Good oral communication skills in English and Inuktitut. Knowledge of French is an advantage.
- Willingness to share knowledge and mentor.

Conditions and benefits

Salary between $24.78 and $35.67 for the Community Worker and $24.21 and $32.32 for the Social Worker per hour depending on experience.  
Group insurance & pension plan 
Employee assistance program 
Stimulating, meaningful and humane work in a unique environment  
Northern bonuses and other conditions of employment: 
Remoteness premium starting at $203.66 per week
Retention premium from $153.32 per week
Cargo bonus from $115.64 per week Furnished accommodation provided (taxable benefit)  
Furnished accommodation provided

Additional details

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

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