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Alcohol and Drug Caseworker

Wellington Bridge


The Salvation Army Wellington Bridge programme for alcohol and drug treatment is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified addictions counsellor for our residential programme based in Newtown, Wellington.  

Hours: This is a full-time permanent position of 40 hours per week although we may consider applications from those who can work part-time.     

Salary Band: The likely salary for this role will fall between $58,000 - $78,000 

About Wellington Bridge 

The Salvation Army Wellington Bridge Centre exists to provide safe, integrated, high quality treatment and support services to people whose lives have been affected by alcohol or substance use. Our services are evidenced based best practise and are known for being people-centred, caring, transformative and responsive. 

The ideal candidate will have the following: 

  • Tertiary Alcohol and Drug qualifications or qualifications in a closely related field such as social work, psychology, nursing. 
  • DAPAANZ professional registration, an equivalent health registration or working towards obtaining. 
  • Experience in group facilitation and case management in the Alcohol and Drug field 
  • Experience in carrying clinical workloads. 
  • An awareness of the requirements of the Treaty of Waitangi and be willing to work from a bi-cultural perspective. 
  • Ability to work with people from other diverse backgrounds and cultures. 
  • Ability to work within a team environment and also independently when required. 

Contact information 

For more information about this role please contact Derek Challenor by email 


To apply please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form to: 

Application form can be downloaded from: 

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable). 

Closing date 

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday 16th June 2023. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found 

About The Salvation Army 

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. 

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in Aotearoa New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership. 

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.