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Alcohol and other Drug Caseworker - Bridge Assessment Team (BAT)

Location: 
Auckland

Our dedicated team of addiction caseworkers needs someone to work full time in our “BAT” team (Bridge Assessment Team). This team works out of our Auckland Central site located in Mt Eden, Auckland City.  

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:30.

In this role, you are the first contact for clients and referrers who require assistance with AOD issues.  This team provides initial support and care coordination for all clients who are then booked in for an assessment at one of our Bridge Programme sites.

While most contact is over the phone there will be some face to face work as required.

Candidates must have a degree or similar qualification in addictions or related field i.e. Nursing, Social Work, Counselling or Psychology

You must be fully registered or provisionally registered in addictions or related field i.e. Nursing, Social Work, Counselling or Psychology

If you have a commitment to supporting people in their recovery and many of the following attributes we would like to hear from you:

  • Clinical Assessment skills
  • Clinical experience with AOD,  including withdrawal
  • Experience in face to face counselling
  • Experience in group facilitation
  • Ability to work clinically from a “Team” approach
  • 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

Applications close by 12.00pm on Sunday, 7 May 2017.                      

To apply, email (or post) your CV to the address below.

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

Email: Auckland_bridge@nzf.salvationarmy.org

For more information on the details of this role Josh Walmsley on:  09 638 0821

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.