We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.
Are you someone who has a real passion for serving others? If you're someone who is looking for a challenge that is equally as rewarding, then this might be the opportunity for you! We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your experience and knowledge to our community as a Temporary Full Time Peer Support Worker with our Substance Use Services Access team located in Burnaby, B.C. In this role, you will share your own consumer knowledge and lived experience of substance use and mental health to assist clients of the assigned substance use service in their identified goals. This Temporary Part Time position is available until September 20, 2022.
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
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Two years of lived experience in recovery from substance use or co-occurring substance use and mental illness.
Training in Peer Support, completion of a Substance Use Counselling or Social Services certificate, and one year of recent related work/peer support experience in substance use, mental health, homelessness or health services navigation, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current valid Class Five BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes, as required.