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HIV Outreach Worker

Job Order #: 5251283

Employer Name:
Street Worker's Advocacy Project Regina Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:
2,750 per month
Posted Date:
24-Dec-2012
Location:
REGINA
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Apply By:
09-Jan-2013
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Street Worker's Advocacy Project Regina Inc.

Employer Address:
 
1355 ALBERT ST
REGINA,SK
CANADA
S4R2R6

Contact Name:
Barb

Contact Phone:
525-1722

Contact Fax:
525-0641

Contact Email:
swap@sasktel.net


Description

HIV Outreach Worker

Working with the HIV Mentor, the Outreach Worker will provide stabilization supports and harm reduction services for HIV positive and at risk individuals involved in the street trade and within the street involved population in Regina.  Outreach services include transportation to appointments, assistance in securing basic necessities, referrals, advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling and the provision of related health information.  The incumbent will also provide case management support, maintain confidential client records, daily log books, compile regular reports, participate in relevant communities, and participate in educational presentations.

Driver's License required.  Chemical Dependency Diploma, Social Work or Nursing Degree.

Experience:  Practical experience, stability, 2-3 years experience in the Social Services field.

 

Skills and Abilities

Work Setting
 - Community service organization
Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Area of Social Work Specialization
 - Community development
 - Health
 - Palliative care
 - Personal adjustment
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions
Additional Skills
 - Perform administrative tasks
 - Use computer applications
Specific Skills
 - Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
 - Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
 - Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
 - Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
Client Population
 - Female
 - Male
 - Minority group
 - Personal or social adjustment difficulty
 - Physically disabled
 - Social assistance recipient
 - Adult

 

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