Social Worker

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  • Post Date: January 10, 2020
Job Description

Job Posting Number: P-1920-0671A
External vacancy


1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: P-1920-0671A

External Posting Number: A

Posting Start Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

Posting End Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: Waswanipi

Union: CSN

Status: Permanent Full Time

MSSS Job Number: 1 550

Department: Social Services

MSSS Job Title: Social Worker

Financial Sub-Service Number: 656160

Job Hours: 35.00

Hours Per Day: 7.00

FTE: Day

Shift Type: Stable

Work Schedule: 10/14 Days

3. Description

Person who does design, guidance, counseling, implementation, analysis and assessment work in one or more social programs.

4. Requirements


  • 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 years of experience in social work is an asset;

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience in community work with agencies and services relevant to youth development;
  • Demonstrated case management experience within youth, school, and/or social services programs;
  • Ability to apply Eeyou/Eenou culture, values, traditions and teachings into programs and services where possible;
  • Ability to develop and maintain respectful, cooperative working relationships with students, families and colleagues;
  • Understanding of First Nations culture and issues that affect children, families and communities;
  • Understanding of First Nation social service models and approaches;
  • Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
  • Good understanding of child and youth psychosocial issues;
  • Knowledge of community resources;
  • Knowledge of the roles of CMC programs, Youth Protection, treatment centers;
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening communication skills;
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team;


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

5. Salary information

Salary (Hourly) Minimum: $25.25

Salary (Hourly) Maximum: $45.22

6. Contact

The persons interested in this position are asked to forward their resume within the prescribed deadline to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay,

1055 René-Levesque East, 7th floor
Tel: 514-861-5955 Fax: 514-989-7495 Email:

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

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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 or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.