SOCIAL WORKER - YOUTH PROTECTION - NUNAVIK REGION

The mission of the Inuulitsivik health center and social services is to contribute to the improvement of the overall health, well-being and living conditions of communities through accessible, integrated and quality services. These services promote the empowerment of individuals towards their overall health in its many aspects, respecting individual and collective values (cultural and traditional) of each community.

The mission of the Direction of Youth Protection (DYP) of the Inuulitsivik Health center is to ensure the protection and the well-being of children who are victim of negligence, physical, psychological or sexual abuse or who present severe comportment problems. The DYP offers services of psychosocial nature and social integration and rehabilitation services, mainly under the Act on youth protection, the criminal justice law for adolescents and the law on healthcare and social services. The DYP also provides services in regards to adoption. The Direction of Youth Protection provides services in English, Inuktitut and French to the members of the 7 communities of the Hudson Bay, in Nunavik.

Under the authority of the director of Youth Protection, the human-relations officer shall carry out activities in evaluating and reviewing reports as well as designing and applying intervention plans in response to situations of compromise among the clients. He or she shall also set up measures ordered by the court or by agreements for voluntary measures. The officer shall be required to cover certain shifts for psychosocial duty. He or she may be required to work in the department for application of measures or evaluation-referral, as well as assume any other related tasks at the request of the immediate superior.

We are looking for social workers for these positions:

  • Retention of reports to Youth Protection
  • Evaluation and Orientation
  • Application of measures

Immediate start • Salary between $25.25 and $45.22 (depending on experience) + isolation, cargo and retention premium • Permanent full time position or modalities to discuss• Unique adventure in Quebec's Far North • Discovery and immersion in Inuit culture • Furnished accommodation provided • Up to 16 weeks leave per year • Moving and storage expenses paid by the employer.

Do you have a Bachelor's degree in humanities, such as social work, criminology, psychology, psychoeducation OR diploma in related field? Theoretical and practical knowledge of the Youth Protection Act and the concept of protection? Experience working with children? Excellent oral and written skills in English? Valid driver’s license? Excellent capacity to adapt to a different environment and culture? Advanced capacity for analysis and synthesis? Ability to work under pressure, in a context of emergencies and crises

 Send your resume Christiane Alary - Human management officer at: christiane.alary.csi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca