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Alcohol and Drug Service Caseworker

Wellington Bridge - Residential

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army (TSA) has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About the role

The Salvation Army Bridge – Wellington has a vacancy for a suitably qualified full-time Caseworker for our residential alcohol and drug service based in Wellington.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Tertiary Alcohol and Drug qualifications or qualifications in a closely related field such as social work, counselling, or nursing;
  • Professional Registration or working towards obtaining;
  • Experience in group facilitation and case management preferably in the Alcohol and Other Drug field;
  • Experience in managing a clinical caseload;
  • Talk Therapies Experience;
  • Awareness of the requirements of the Treaty of Waitangi and able to work from a bi-cultural perspective;
  • The ability to work with people from other diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • The ability to work within a team environment and also independently when required;
  • Participate in on call after hours rostering;
  • Full NZ Drivers’ Licence is essential.

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 Ministry of Justice and police check.

Applications close at 12 noon of Friday, 17 December 2021.

For a Job Description and Application Pack please contact:

The Salvation Army Bridge Programme
219 Riddiford Street, PO Box 7004
Newtown, Wellington, 6242
Phone: 04 389- 6566
Email: wellington.bridge@salvationarmy.org.nz

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 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.