This is a temporary position at Nanaimo’s Overdose Prevention Site. Relevant experience working with people who use illicit substances and other stigmatized populations using a harm reduction approach is preferred.
The purpose of the overdose prevention site is to improve health outcomes for people who inject drugs. Working at the fixed-site location, the Harm Reduction Worker will interact with service users, distribute harm and risk reduction materials, provide information and referrals when required. The HR Worker will work independently and collaboratively with the other health care providers to provide integrated support to clients accessing the site services. The HR Worker works in collaboration with all housing staff.
If you are an individual who can apply sound judgement, stay grounded and use creativity, flexibility and assertiveness when working through often unpredictable situations and emergencies, this could be the right opportunity for you.
Salary Range: $19.59/hr – $21.42/hr
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