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.
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
Maintain accurate client files and collect statistical information
Computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Office
Attend team meetings as appropriate
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
Knowledge of social media platforms an asset
Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
Up to date CPIC
To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter quoting the competition number, in confidence to Laurie Bourne-Mackeigan lbourne brockvillegeneralhospital.
ca or to Careers brockvillegeneralhospital.ca. For further information, call Laurie at 613-345-5649 ext. 1472
We thank all applicants for their expressed interest; however, only applicants selected
for an interview will be contacted.
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