peer support worker

Meadow Lake Outreach Ministries - Meadow Lake, SK (30+ days ago)

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No degree, certificate or diploma

Will train

Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities
Research techniques
Housekeeping activities
Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work Setting
Social service or charity agency
Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
Implement life skills workshops
Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
Conduct follow-up assessments
Resolve conflict situations
Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
Implement behaviour management programs
Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
Assist clients/guests with special needs
Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
Target Audience
Families
Children
Aboriginal groups
Persons with mental health disabilities
Females
Security and Safety
Bondable
Child abuse registry check
Child welfare check
Driver's validity licence check
Driving record check (abstract)
Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation
Own vehicle
Willing to travel
Willing to travel regularly
Valid driver's licence
Travel expenses paid by employer
Public transportation is not available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment
Work under pressure
Physically demanding
Ability to Supervise
5-10 people
Work Location Information
Work in employer's/client's home
Urban area
Type of Community or Social Service
Education or training
Child welfare
Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
Personal Suitability
Initiative
Effective interpersonal skills
Flexibility
Team player
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Client focus
Judgement