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Casual Relieving Support Workers

Palmerston North

Our Palmerston North Social Detox Services currently has vacancies for casual relieving staff to cover shifts for annual leave, short notice and planned leave. These are rostered shifts which include late afternoon, night, awake and weekend shifts, with the possibility of some permanent part-time hours.

Applicants must have a skill or experience level in either AOD and/or Mental Health and ideally have a relevant qualification OR minimum Level 4 Certificate in New Zealand Health and Wellbeing or a desire to work towards this.


  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Able to work as part of a team, positive, reliable, trustworthy
  • Able to attend regular meetings as required
  • Good organisational skills and multi-tasking abilities
  • Having initiative to problem solve and remaining calm under pressure.
  • Balanced with a good sense of humour
  • Confident and responsive
  • Full / Clean NZ Drivers Licence

We Offer:

  • Supportive orientation
  • Access to ongoing training and development, mentoring, support and supervision aimed at developing your professional and personal skills.
  • Competitive salary.

Applications close at 12.00pm Friday, 26 January 2018.

To be appointed in this role, applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ Work Permit and give permission for the completion of a satisfactory Police Check.

For a Job Description and Application Pack please contact:

The Salvation Army Bridge Programme
22 – 26 Riddiford Street, PO Box 7004
Newtown, Wellington, 6242
Phone: 04 389- 6566   Fax: 04 389-7110   


Application form can be downloaded from:

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.