Pembroke Regional Hospital (PRH)
Job Number: J0723-0158
Job Title: Peer Support Worker, Community Mental Health
Job Type: Temporary Part Time
Job Location: Pembroke
Job Category: Allied Health
# of Open Positions: 1
Department: Community Mental Health
Union Group: CUPE
Job Level: 3
Hours/week: 15
Shift(s): All shifts – Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
FTE: 0.4
Site: Community Mental Health
Travel Required: Yes
Hours of work: 8:00-8:00
Internal ID: P-182-23

•    Ontario Secondary School Diploma
• One-year recent experience living and/or working in the Mental Health System
•    Previous experience in a team-oriented environment
•    Consumer of the Mental Health System
•    Ability to function with groups of clients as well as individuals
•    Basic client care techniques (e.g. hygiene, nutrition, safety) and other daily living techniques (household management, illness management, social/recreation/leisure activities)
•    Knowledge of local community resources in order to facilitate client access to social, recreational, clinical and transportation services
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Good interpersonal skills
•    Demonstrated computer software application skills
•    Valid Class G Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle with minimum $2,000,000.00 liability insurance to transport self and clients throughout Renfrew County
•    Good knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation and relevant sections of legislation (i.e. Mental Health Act, Human Rights Code, Landlord and Tenant Act)
•    Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check
•    College Diploma or Degree in a related social services field is an asset
•    Recent experience working in a counseling capacity or in a community mental health program setting or related field(s) is an asset
•    WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) training is an asset
•    Must have demonstrated the ability to meet the attendance standards of the Hospital
•    Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset