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  • Post Date: October 6, 2020
Job Description

Department: Youth Protection (640123)

Work Location: Whapmagoostui

Union: CSN

Status: 1- Permanent Full Time

Hourly Salary: Min. (1) $25.25 – Max. (18) $45.22




Person who implements, updates, monitors, analyses and assesses clinical activities and intervention plans on behalf of the Director of Youth Protection and in collaboration with Youth Healing Services.




The holder of this position provides specific clinical, professional and case management services, support and advice the youth protection community workers. This role involves support to Youth Protection community workers by ensuring:

  • The involvement and awareness of the client’s family members as well as the surrounding community in the carrying out of the intervention or rehabilitation plan;
  • The orientation of clients towards various resources that are able to meet some of their needs;
  • His/her own and the team’s responsibilities according to the Youth Protection Service’s programs, policies, procedures and program manuals, and including the codes of ethics, agreements of confidentiality, and the policies regarding access to client files;
  • The staff’s implementation of the policies, standards, and quality assurance program of the professional practice and clinical activities;
  • The role is a staff/functional one within the principle that the community workers have the primary responsibility and decision making for their case management and services mandates as well as direct linkage with their Directors. He/she also assists the DYP/PD in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.





  • Depending on the given sphere of activities, must have a bachelor degree in social sciences, such as criminology, social work, sociology or psychology;
  • Having completed CHARLIE and PCFI training (asset).



  • Two (2) years of relevant experience in social services and more specifically with youth protection.


Please note that applicants who do not have the above-mentioned requirements may be considered for this position if they possess the following requirements:


  • College diploma (DEC) in techniques of social work or other relevant college discipline of a recognized school by the competent ministry.
  • This job also includes the person who, hold a certificate of college studies in Social Work Techniques or Social Assistance Techniques.
  • Applicants with an attestation of college studies in Educators in Native Childcare Services or Special Needs Education aboriginal and Inuit children may be considered.
  • Having completed CHARLIE and PCFI training (asset).



  • Three (3) years of relevant experience in social services and more specifically with youth protection;
  • Experience in planning and programming, project management.


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Youth Protection Act, current trends in relation to youth placement (12-17 years of age) in group home and youth re-adaptation/reception center settings;
  • Good knowledge of First Nation social service models, trends and issues in Eeyou Istchee;
  • Ability in youth and family intervention planning, supervision, team leadership and monitoring;
  • Ability to work in collaboration with all colleagues, more specifically with Front Line services and Youth Healing Services staff and management;
  • Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge, as applied to coaching and training;
  • Ability in office computer applications;
  • Autonomous, flexible, discrete and empathetic;
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening, leadership and teamwork skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision‑making skills;



  • Fluent in English;
  • Fluency in Cree and French is an asset.


Posting start/end: 2020-10-06/2020-10-20

Shift type: Day

Positions available: 1

Hours per day/week: 7/35

Lodging provided: Yes



To apply, please forward your resume to:

Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay

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


With your application, please make sure to specify the PR and/or posting number as well as the Job title on which you wish to apply.

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.