Ungava Tulattavik Health Center
Outstanding benefits and working conditions
I would like to move to Nunavik
I currently live in Nunavik

Environment and culture

  • Familiarize yourself with the beauty, values and specificities of Inuit culture

  • Discover Nunavik’s splendid fauna and flora

  • Learn about a unique people and way of life

  • Enjoy the privilege of being welcomed by and connecting with the community

  • Enjoy an extraordinary work experience and forge lasting friendships with coworkers

  • Work in a stimulating environment where mutual support and solidarity are core team values

  • Join a dynamic work team

Work conditions

  • Up to 16 weeks of vacation per year

  • 3 or 4 outings per year, depending on family status

  • Personal leave of absence bank

  • Short term replacement possibilities

  • Job-sharing possibilities (i.e. 2 months up North, 2 months down South)

  • Nurses may alternate work periods on 4-week/4-week basis in the villages or on a 6-week/6-week basis in Kuujjuak

Lodging is included

  • Furnished, heated and lighted apartment

  • Transportation of personal belongings and vehicle up North

  • Moving and storing costs reimbursement

Attractive pay bonuses

  • Remote work allowance : between $10,627 and $22,000/year, depending on posting location and family status

  • High cost of living allowance : between $3,190 and $8,176/year, depending on posting location and family status

  • Temporary attraction/retention allowance for health professionals and technicians (other than nurses) : between $6,000 and $11,750/year, depending on posting location and years of service

  • Nurses retention allowance : between $14,000 and $17,000, depending on posting location

Who can claim a northern leave of absence?

Please see your collective agreement to learn how you can benefit from this type of leave of absence. You can also write to us at : emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

In general, you are eligible for a northern leave of absence if you’re employed by the province’s health and social services network. Provided you are found eligible, contrary to an unpaid leave of absence, a northern leave of absence :

  • can be renewed for a period of up to 48 months

  • allows the accumulated seniority on northern leave to be acknowledged upon return to one’s original establishment

Help your community:

  • Offer health care and services in Inuktitut

  • Insure the vulnerable people in your community are well cared for

  • Feel proud of the work you accomplish for your community

  • Ensure services are provided in a culturally appropriate way

Training possibilities:

UTHC would like to hire more local people, now and for future generations, in order to serve the community and to offer services in Inuktitut. We are there to support and train you.

In partnership with school authorities, UTHC offers a wide variety of hands-on training: midwife, administrative technician, community worker, educator, manager, nursing assistant, pharmacy assistant technician, etc. Contact us for more information!

Working conditions:

  • Work schedule tailored to your needs

  • Plane tickets for full-time employees and their family

  • Competitive salary