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Addiction Caseworker & Aftercare Worker (Fixed-term)

Location: 
Manukau

 

Salvation Army Bridge Auckland – Auckland Region Woman’s Corrections Facility (ARWCF):

The Salvation Army is a world-wide Christian Church and community service provider.  It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

The Salvation Army also has a proud hundred year history of supporting people with addictions in New Zealand

At ARWCF our dedicated team of addiction caseworkers work with clients inside the prison and then support them after they leave.

About the role:

This exciting role involves the provision of assessments, case management, group work, one to one support and liaison with community organizations.

Women who have significant addiction issues are referred to the service by Corrections staff who work closely with our staff to provide integrated care and support within the prison and “outside the walls”.

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). This is a fixed term role which ends on June 30th, 2018.

Person Specification:

  • Degree and  Registration (or provisional registration) in Addictions or related field i.e. Nursing, Social Work, Counselling or Psychology
  • Clinical Assessment skills
  • Clinical experience with AOD
  • Experience in face to face counselling
  • Experience in group facilitation
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Able to work from a bicultural perspective
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Empathy with the values and mission of The Salvation Army
  • Valid current work visa, residency or citizenship.

Applications:

For general enquires about the role phone Caroline Cahill : (09) 261 0888

To apply either post your CV to the address below or email it to: 

auckland_bridge@nzf.salvationarmy.org

Annette Barker                                                                                           
Auckland Addiction Services
PO Box 56 442,
Auckland 1446

Applications close by 12.00pm on Wednesday, 31  May.

Application form can be downloaded from: http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/about-us/career-opportunities


The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider.  It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus.  The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.