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Addictions Practitioner

Location: 
Wellington

 The Salvation Army Addiction Services – Wellington, currently has a vacancy for a suitably qualified and experienced Addiction Practitioner with our programmes located in Wellington.

Applicants should have experience in an addiction treatment setting and hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Addiction Studies. An ideal candidate would also hold “Competent Practitioner“ status with DAAPANZ or be working to gain this accreditation.

The ability to work in a culturally appropriate and safe manner with Maori and Pacific peoples is essential as is a full /clean Driving Licence.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo police vetting.

Applicants will need to be comfortable working within the philosophy and values of The programme as an expression of the Christian Social Service mission of The Salvation Army.

For a Job Description and Application Pack contact:

The Salvation Army Addiction Services
22 – 26 Riddiford Street, PO Box 7004
Newtown, Wellington
Phone: 04 389- 6566  
Fax: 04 389-7110    

Applications close on Tuesday 11 November 2014.


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.