Positive Living Fraser Valley Society (PLFV) is looking for a team player with the ability to set clear, professional boundaries who is dedicated to their mandate to assist all people living with Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS. The H.O.P.E. (Hepatitis Outreach, Prevention and Education) support worker will connect with clients through one-on-one meetings, in group settings and at HIV/HCV centre. The support worker will assist with access to Hep C services locally and in Vancouver. The scope of work includes clients’ needs assessment, transportation to medical appointments and other services, nutrition support, assistance with housing, advocacy to access services, establishment of support groups, volunteer coordination, activity coordination, and development of peer counselling program. This position oversees case management and will liaise with community agencies, medical professionals and specifically the East regional Fraser Health HIV/HCV Nurse. This position requires continuous collaboration with the supervisor, other support workers, PLFV staff, as well as adherence to risk management and data collection policies. The support worker will report to the assigned PLFV Board members.
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Deadline to apply is August 31, 2011.