Peer Support Worker

In by Saamis Lethbridge

Alberta Health Services
February 4, 2024
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
  • Lethbridge


Your Opportunity:

The Peer Support Worker (PSW) is an essential member of an integrated, recovery-oriented treatment team. The PSW working in the Lethbridge ODP provides interventions and supports that are complementary to the work of the other providers by providing emotional and social support to others who share a common experience. The client’s recovery and personal life goals are central to the plan of treatment with the health care team; the PSW is a strong advocate for and with the peer to this end. Clients are supported in being informed, empowered, offering hope and assistance in achieving better health outcomes, improved quality of life and greater degrees of community integration.


As a Peer Support Worker, you will provide interventions and supports that are complementary to the work of a multi-disciplinary outreach team. The team functions together to provide treatment, rehabilitation and support services for the diverse needs of clients navigating life impacting experiences. Through your own lived experience(s), and experiences of recovery and resilience, as the Peer Support Worker, you can authentically inspire hope to clients by sharing your story, offering mentorship and support; advocating for client needs; and supporting an integrated and resiliency/recovery-oriented health care and treatment experience.

  • Classification: Peer Support Worker
  • Union: AUPE GSS
  • Unit and Program: Opioid Dependency Program
  • Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 08-FEB-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 18-FEB-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $24.92
  • Maximum Salary: $27.46
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

Required Qualifications:Please refer to the Additional Required Qualifications.

Additional Required Qualifications:As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:As Required.

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