Peer Support Worker- Narcotic Transition Service

Mental Health
ALB00329948 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Peer Support Worker
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Unit and Program: Addiction and Mental Health Outreach - Medicine Hat
  • Primary Location: Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 26-JAN-2023
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 13-FEB-2023
  • Temporary End Date: 29-MAR-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 60
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $24.43
  • Maximum Salary: $26.92
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Please refer to the Additional Required Qualifications.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Completion of grade 12 or equivalent. Minimum two years' experience working with diverse and marginalized populations (work or volunteer). Lived experience with addictions, homelessness and/or mental illness. Must be willing to share one's personal experience(s). Establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries is necessary. Knowledge and experience of the principles and practice of harm reduction and recovery-oriented care. Experience working with a multidisciplinary team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of recognized peer support training program. Previous experience in health care setting or in a human services field. Knowledge of systemic issues such as poverty and stigma. Post-secondary education applicable to the position. Non-violent crisis intervention, CPR, Mental health first aid.

Please note:

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

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

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