SUMMARY OF THE POSITION:
Reporting to the Director of Youth Protection (DYP) in the Pimuhteheu Group, the holder of the position of Assistant Director supports the DYP to assure the legal role of a Director of Youth Protection for the jurisdiction of the CBHSSJB. She/he ensures the line management, operational leadership, planning, organization, coordination, implementation, control, supervision, on-going evaluation and reporting of all activities and their human, financial, material and information resources management, related to her jurisdiction of implementing the Youth Protection Act's interventions and services, including adoption interventions and services. This is in accordance with the Province of Quebec Youth Protection Act, the Government of Canada Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native Persons.
The incumbent contributes to the definition, strategic planning, development, evaluation and quality assurance functions of the Youth Protection Unit's services and programs and helps to ensure the tactical program, policies and protocols planning, and supports the DYP's cross-appointment with the Miyupimaatisiiun Group and collaboration with Director of Professional Services and Quality Assurance –Psychosocial.
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