Peer Support Worker 40 hours Addictions
Auckland, Newzealand
1d ago
source : Hireejobs

Peer Support Worker 40 hours Addictions Are you looking for an exciting role where you can make a difference using your personal experience of AOD and recovery If the answer is yes then this might be the job for you Ember is an innovative organisation who sit at the cutting edge of valuesbased mental health and AOD services and are looking for people whose passion is peer support Peer support is a challenging role which requires tenacity resilience and a sense of humour It is also a rewarding role where you can use your own experience of addictions to make a difference in the lives of others As a role model and peer you will be inspiring hope through sharing your own story of recovery with those who are looking at moving towards different choices and options in their lives The role of Peer Support Worker will require of you to build a relationship with others based on a common experience of recovery from AOD The relationship fosters mutual learning and growth and is strongly focused on supporting people to make positive changes in their lives We are looking for people who Are mature patient and respectful Have experienced AOD and are in recovery themselves and can act as a role model to others Have strong cultural competencies in working within different cultures Have good communication and active listening skills Are positive and encouraging with a good sense of humour Are willling to embrace change and learn Will hang in there when the going gets tough and is resilient an assertive Are critical and reflective thinkers Are able to work in an ethical framework Are able to work when required flexible working hours and as part of a supportive team Have computer skills especially email and word processing Have completed Peer Employment Training Have preferably completed Intentional Peer Support Training IPS Have a full NZ drivers licence For more information about this job please contact Sara Howard Team Manager on 021 049 9714 A Job Description can be downloaded from the Ember website Closing Date 8th December 2019 To apply for this position please submit all of the following documents Download and complete an Application Form Prepare an uptodate CV Answer the following questions in a Cover Letter Why are you interested in this position What skills competencies knowledge and experience can you bring to this role Email all of the above to gina li ember org nz

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