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Mental Health
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00087120 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Peer Support Worker position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 1,124 open jobs by clicking here.
  • Classification: Peer Support Worker
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Department: ARCH A&MH
  • Primary Location: Peter Lougheed Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.50
  • Posting End Date: 22-FEB-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 01-APR-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $23.89
  • Maximum Salary: $26.33
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Recognized Peer Support Certification.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Lived experience of poverty and experience in recovery from a substance use disorder. Must be willing to share personal experience. Knowledge of systemic issues such as poverty, unemployment, stigma, barriers to care, and the isolation faced by individuals with substance use disorders and their families. For individuals with a past history of a substance use disorder, a minimum of two years without any substance use is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of community resources available to patients with addiction. Certification in Peer Support will be considered an asset. Involvement with local/emerging communities of practice and recovery programs and national peer support organizations is encouraged.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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