1. About this job posting
2. About this position
Person who does design, guidance, counselling, implementation, analysis and assessment work in one or more social programs.
The social worker Awash provides social services and support to children in the 0-9 age group and their family in order to improve their social and psychological functioning and therefore, maximize their well-being.
The person works in the context of the Awash program which is a whole set of integrated services for perinatal and early childhood care. These services include the maternal and child health program (MCHP), psychosocial support, nutrition and breastfeeding support, immunization, oral health, midwifery program, and other related programs. These activities are offered through different means: CMC consultation, home visiting, group activities and accompaniment to community resources.
- Works as part of an interdisciplinary team and more specifically in close partnership with Community Health Representative (CHR), Nurse, Social Assistance Technician, Doctor, Nutritionist, Midwives, and various other community health services and staff;
- Carries out psychosocial assessment, care, counselling, information and referral services for women and family in order to resolve psychosocial and emotional problems and allow the clienteles to increase their self-reliance, quality of life and social integration;
- Supports different community working relationships including participation, liaison and consultation;
- Collaborates in the application of public health recommendations;
- Carries out all other related tasks upon the request of her/his immediate supervisor.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Social Services;
- Member in good standing of the Ordre professionnel des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec (OTSTCFQ).
- Two (2) years of relevant experience in social work.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Good understanding of psychosocial issues;
- Knowledge of Cree culture, social/health issues and Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
- Ability to identify and analyze clientele needs;
- Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge, as applied to coaching and training;
- Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision making skills;
- Sense of accountability, resourcefulness and autonomy;
- Teamwork skills.
- Fluent in English;
- Fluency in Cree and French is an asset.
BENEFITS AND REMUNERATION:
- Competitive compensation including disparity and retention premiums;
- Lodging, moving and storage at the expense of the employer;
- 4 weeks of annual vacation;
- 3 to 4 annual return trips paid by the employer to your place of residence lasting up to 4 weeks;
- Insurance plans and defined benefit pension plan (RREGOP).
5. Salary information
Conseil Cri de la santé et des services sociaux de la Baie James,
C.P. Box 250, Chisasibi, QC
Tel: 819-855-2744 Fax: 819-855-2680 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the position & job description with complete requirements may be obtained by contacting the above.
Note 1: In accordance with the organization’s Cree Employment Policy (in Progress) and 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
All applicants must be Canadian citizens or have a Canadian work permit. Professionals must be licensed to practice in Québec. The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay aims to hire qualified Cree beneficiaries of the JBNQA, whenever possible. English is the working language of the CBHSSJB.
To apply, send your CV and a cover letter mentioning the Posting number to email@example.com or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.