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P-2122-1113B Psycho-educator - MSDC Operations

Location: Waswanipi


Permanent Full Time


Min. (1) $27.08 - Max (18) $47.98

Hours per day/week

7.00 / 35.00


Person who conceived, updates, analyzes and evaluates programs aimed at the psycho-social rehabilitation of the users.


• Must have a master degree in Psycho education.
• Member in good standing of OPPQ (Ordre des psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec).

• Two (2) years of relevant experience is an asset.

Knowledge and Abilities:
• Ability in the identification and analysis of the clientele needs;
• Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge, as applied to coaching and training;
• Excellent interpersonal and listening communication skills;
• Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision-making skills;
• High adaptability capacity;
• Open minded to other's language, culture, values and beliefs;
• Knowledge of Cree culture and language, social/health issues and Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigm is an asset.

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

• Annual northern benefit between $9,000 and $14, 400 depending on the family status;
• Annual retention premium of $5,000;
• Cargo premium to compensate for the transport costs assumed by the employee to purchase food supplies (If based in community);
• Great furnished housing;
• Paid moving and storage costs;
• Three (3) to four (4) annual paid round trips for you and your family to your original hiring location (If based in community);
• Group insurance plan;
• Defined-benefit pension plan (RREGOP);
• Tax deductions for residents of remote areas.

*Employees of the health and social services network may request unpaid leave to work in a northern institution (up to 48 months).

Additional Information

Posting start/end date

03/03/2022 - 06/09/2022
Posting number
Who can apply

Other ways to apply

Please forward your resume to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay



With your application, please make sure to specify the posting number and the job title.

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.

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Life in Eeyou Istchee

We are the Cree of Eeyou Istchee. We call ourselves Eeyou and Eenou. Our name means simply “the people”. Clients of the CBHSSJB include the almost 18,000 people residing in the nine Cree communities and scattered throughout the territory at hunting camps, mine sites, hydro-electric installations and logging camps.

The best way to experience the Cree way of life is by participating in community and cultural activities. Most communities have an ice rink, fitness centre and a gymnasium. Several communities, including Chisasibi, have indoor pools. Ask the Community Health Representative or Community Organizer at the clinic about opportunities to participate in Cree cultural activities such as walking out ceremonies. The region offers some of the world’s best fishing, canoeing, hiking and snowmobiling. 

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