Posting # DEV-P-2021-0021A
Position # 1340
PLANNING, PROGRAMMING AND RESEARCH OFFICER (1565)
USCHINIICHISUU – Health and Physical Education
|DEPARTMENT:||Public Health – Uschiniichisuu (676577)|
|WORK LOCATION:||Eeyou Istchee Communities|
|STATUS:||1 – Permanent Full-Time|
|HOURLY SALARY:||Min. (1) $25.25 – Max. (18) $45.22|
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
Person who is responsible for one or more programs with a view to providing professional assistance for the development of services specifically in terms of Health and Physical education. She/he conducts research activities that are necessary for identifying and assessing needs and resources. She/he designs and proposes development plans and programs in order to ensure adequate service planning. She/he provides advice concerning the implementation or improvement of programs and/or services. She/he may participate in various teaching or training activities.
- Person will work in collaboration with the Cree School Board and other Cree entities that work in a school context locally and regionally.
- Planning of prevention and promotion activities and programs within the Uschiniichisuu Public Health team and in collaboration with all Public Health teams, other CHB Departments, Cree School Board, other Cree entities that work in a school context and under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Public Health Uschiniichisuu.
- She/he will collaborate with the Cree School Board and other Cree entities that work in a school context to identify needs and support their Injury Prevention and Safety Programming.
- In collaboration with all PPRO Uschiniichisuu and other Public Health Departments PPROs and Nurse Counselors, she/he collaborates to all related health prevention/promotion programs/activities in partnership with Cree entities.
- She/he will collaborate to the coordination of regional teamwork and play a consultative role for her/his colleagues and interdisciplinary teams.
- The holder of this position will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to support and strengthen Youth and families and promote optimal health and development for all age groups.
- Must have a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate university discipline such as administrative sciences, humanities, social sciences or teaching.
- Three (3) years of appropriate experience working in indigenous communities;
- Experience working with youth population is an asset;
- Experience working with or in the schools is an asset.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Knowledge of Cree culture, traditions, communities, language and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee;
- Ability to integrate Eenou/Eeyou (Cree) culture, values, traditions and teachings into programs and services;
- Knowledge of or ability to grasp the issues and context surrounding youth and family development in First Nation northern communities;
- Good knowledge of the continuum of services, multidisciplinary teams, community health promotion and prevention approaches;
- Knowledge of First Nation health/social service models, trends and issues;
- Good knowledge and strong background in Youth health, more specifically in holistic youth and family social and health development;
- Good knowledge of First Nations Youth health and social issues such as dependencies and mental health;
- Demonstrated experience in planning, adapting, developing and implementing new programs, and maintaining existing programs;
- Demonstrated experience in planning and delivering training to staff, both group sessions and individual coaching;
- Ability to work in collaboration with all colleagues;
- Possess leadership skills in working with individuals and groups;
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
- Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, planning and decision-making skills;
- Must be autonomous and flexible;
- Good working knowledge of computer applications, and Microsoft Office.
- Fluent in Cree and English;
- Fluency in French is an asset.
- Travel to 9 communities;
- All Public health department staff may be mobilized temporarily during a public health urgency;
- JBNQA beneficiary will have the opportunity to work from their community of origin.
|POSTING START/END DATE:||2021-07-23 / 2021-08-06|
|HOUSING PROVIDED:||Yes, if hired more than 50 kilometers from the locality in which they are called upon to perform their duties.|
|HOURS PER DAY/WEEK:||7 / 35|
HOW TO APPLY
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 Posting # and 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.
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.