Peer Support Worker Posted on Feb 09, 2018 by Native Counselling Services of Alberta
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $47,500.00 annually
Work Hours 35 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Feb 23, 2018
Native Counselling Services of Alberta
No degree, certificate or diploma
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- First Aid Certificate
- Mental health first aid Certificate
Experience an asset
- Private residence
- Community centre
- Government department and/or agency
- Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
- Conduct follow-up assessments
- Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
- Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
- Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
- Aboriginal groups
- Persons with physical disabilities
- Persons with learning disabilities
Security and Safety
- Child welfare check
- Driver's validity licence check
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Criminal record check
- Own transportation
- Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Location Information
- Rural area
- Urban area
Type of Community or Social Service
- Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
- Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Feb 23, 2018
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Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations
Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress
Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals
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