1 INFORMATION SHEET. 14. Sample interview questions Here are some questions that Can you tell me some ways that What have you learned through your you might use your personal lived own use of services that you think might prove helpful depending experience to support the people would be useful to your work here? on the position's roles: you'd be working with? How would you define the 'peer'. What role has peer support or peer role and how would you describe workers had in your own recovery? its key role or tasks? This job requires a willingness to If you were working with someone share some pieces of your personal who has become resigned to the idea story when it makes sense to do so that his or her life will always be limited during your work. What do you think because of a psychiatric diagnosis or about this and is this something other challenges, how would you try you would be comfortable with? Or, to support that person? Part of the role of a peer support While working here you may be a worker is to model recovery by part of some situations that disturb sharing some of your own personal you or make you uncomfortable.
2 Experiences. Would you be How do you think you would comfortable doing this? handle these situations, both when When could you see sharing your they occur and after the situation story as a part of your work here? has ended? Do you have any life experiences Can you tell me about a time you that would make you valuable to experienced a conflict with a co- this program? worker. How did you handle it?[v]. SOURCE: Lyn Legere, A Providers Handbook on Developing and Implementing Peer Roles, 2015, pp. 50 53. Remember to Update your Plan! Print This resource in the Employer's guide to implementing a peer workforce is supported by the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales Employer's guide to implementing a peer workforce Templat