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  • Post Date: December 10, 2019
Job Description


DEPARTMENT: Youth Healing Services (012870)
MANAGEMENT LEVEL: Intermediate Manager
STATUS: 1 Permanent Full Time
SALARY: Class 14: Min. $ 66,371 – Max. $ 86,284



Reporting to the Director of Youth Healing, the incumbent contributes to the line management leadership, accountability, planning, organization, coordination and reporting, and; helps to ensure the daily implementation and supervision of the quality of the services and interventions within the Youth Healing jurisdiction. The incumbent will provide clinical supervision to Youth Healing workers on revision of files for quality assurance, including in the review and verification of reports and in the preparation for court appearances. The incumbent will also be responsible of implementing the various protocols and partnerships between the Director of Youth Healing/local coordinators and other departments and entities (in particular with Youth Protection, Community Miyupimaatisiuun Centres and the Maanuuhiikuu mental health and dependencies program) in the communities or services under his/her responsibility.



Ensures the daily planning, leadership, accountability, organization, coordination, implementation and control of a high quality of life, services and programs within the Youth Healing jurisdiction, in collaboration with others and according to the CBHSSJB’s client approach through the:

  • Respect and protection of individuality, privacy and rights of the clients;
  • Implementation of the policies and procedures for the welcoming and integration of clients to the YH services in collaboration with the youth protection (YP) service;
  • Assurance that the clients’ family and other significant persons or legal representatives are integrated, should the case arise, into the process attached to the youth healing practice;
  • Implementation of the youth healing programs, policies and procedures, as per the program manuals and management guidelines;
  • Contributes to the management, leadership, accountability, planning, organization, coordination and reporting, and; ensures the daily implementation and control for all the services and interventions within the Youth Healing units: the two Group Homes and the Reception Centre;
  • Ensures the implementation and supervision of the Quality Assurance Program, the norms and standards of quality and interventions, and the satisfaction of the clientele served in the three sites, in collaboration with the Pimuhteheu Group;
  • Ensures human, financial, material, and information resources management and the general administration of the Youth Healing services’ three sites;
  • Carries out any other functions at the request of the supervisor.





  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psycho-Education, Sociology or Psychology;
  • Or be on the list of persons with acquired rights in accordance with PL-21;
  • A Certificate or courses in administration is an asset;
  • Membership of a professional order is an asset.


Please note that applicants registered in the Indigenous Succession Plan may be considered for this position if they have sufficient university educational credits to be eligible for the management activities associated with this position.



  • Three (3) years of experience in supervision or administration in a social service or re-adaptation environment;
  • Or Five (5) years of pertinent manager/supervision experience.


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge, as applied to coaching and training;
  • Ability in service planning, supervision, team leadership and monitoring;
  • Ability to manage a team and develop services, protocol, procedure and programs;
  • Knowledge of the Quebec and MSSS laws and regulations for Youth Protection and Re-adaptation programs, and the Youth Criminal Justice Act;
  • Knowledge of the MSSS Youth Protection and Re-Adaptation Network and its current orientations, services and operations;
  • Knowledge of Youth Healing (re-adaptation) practice, current issues and trends;
  • Good record in an appropriate level of Youth Healing services management or leadership; experience in human, financial, material and information resources management is an asset;
  • Strong knowledge of Cree culture and/or First Nations social services models as well as trends and issues in Eeyou Istchee that affect individuals, families and communities;
  • Ability to apply Cree culture, values, traditions and teachings into programs and services management;
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening, leadership and teamwork skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision-making skills;
  • Autonomous, discrete and empathetic;
  • Teamwork capabilities.



  • Fluent in English;
  • Fluency in Cree and/or French is an asset;
  • Ability to read French is an asset.



  • Willing to travel extensively
  • Willing to be on-call.

Posting start/end date: 2019-12-11/2020-01-08
Shift type: Day
Positions available: 1
Hours per day/week: 7/35
Housing provided: Yes



To apply, or for more information regarding the position and job description, please forward your resume to:


Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay

Tel: 514-861-5955           Fax: 514-989-7495



Posting # : M-1920-0019

Position Number : 0136


We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Note 1: In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.