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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
Job Requirements

Employer

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Mental health first aid Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Community centre
  • Government department and/or agency

Specific Skills

  • 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

Target Audience

  • Families
  • Elderly
  • Aboriginal groups
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • 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)

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement

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.

Advertised Until

Feb 23, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Peer Support Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

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

METHODICAL

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

innovative

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

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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