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POSITION: Peer Support Worker

COMPETITION: 2021-434

STATUS: PART-TIME (15 HOURS PER WEEK)

DEPARTMENT: Assault Response & Care Centre (ARCC)

CLOSING DATE: DECEMBER 30, 2021

UNION ASSOCIATION: OPSEU

WAGE: $26.08 TO $30.88

Position Summary:

The Peer Support Worker is a member of a multidisciplinary team serving women, children and men who have been victims of or affected by sexual assault and or domestic violence. This position will provide individuals with access to the support and expertise of someone who has lived experience with sexual assault and or domestic violence. The Peer Support Worker will provide supportive counselling, advocacy and support services to clients and families of ARCC. This position will also provide educational presentations and will participate in community development.

Requirements:

 Provide peer counselling and advocacy

 Provide expertise and consultation to the ARCC team

 Co-create and co-facilitate women and men’s support groups

 Provide outreach to rural areas

 Encourage skill building that leads to enhanced health and wellness

 Educate community service providers and other stakeholders on issues related to violence against women

 Network with consumer/survivor resource groups as necessary

 Maintain confidentiality of clients

 Assist with maintaining and updating social media platforms

 Maintain accurate client files and collect statistical information

 Computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Office

 Attend team meetings as appropriate

Qualifications:

 Combination of education and lived experience

 Understanding of gendered violence

 Knowledge of community resources

 Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

 Strong leadership and group facilitation skills

 Strong verbal and written communication skills

 Peer mentoring skills

 Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

 Up to date CPIC

Interested applicants please submit cover letter and resume to:

Brockville General Hospital – Human Resources Department

75 Charles Street

Brockville, Ontario, K6V 1S8

Fax: (613) 345-8305

Email: Careers@brockvillegeneralhospital.ca

We thank all applicants for their expressed interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Summary

  • ID:1432
  • Date Posted:Dec 06, 2021
  • Number of Positions Available:1
  • Employment Type:Part Time
  • Salary:$26.08 - $30.88 Per Hour
  • Deadline:12:00AM on Dec 30, 2021

About the Company
Company Name:Employment + Education Centre
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Company Profile:The Employment + Education Centre (EEC) is a not-for-profit agency. Our purpose is to deliver education and employment services with excellence and innovative approaches that empower our community —employers, jobseekers and other stakeholders — to achieve their goals.