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Alcohol and Drug Service - Team Leader, Social Detox

Palmerston North

Part-time 30 hours per week.

The Salvation Army Bridge – Palmerston North is currently experiencing growth and development of new services  and currently has a vacancy for a suitably qualified and experienced Team Leader – Social Detox Services. We are a major player within the NZ Addiction Services Sector and you will become part of an International Organisation.

Role Description:

  • This role requires some flexibility in hours and role requirements.
  • Management of residential complex(s)
  • Be part of development and implementation of Centre Quality and Business Planning.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have relevant qualifications/registration and experience in the addiction / mental health sector
  • Show proven ability to manage staff teams to achieve successful outcomes
  • Be a strong and visible leader.
  • Build strong relationships and make good decisions.
  • Have an understanding of audit compliances and outcomes.
  • Have an understanding of Health and Disability Sector Standards.
  • Be a strong communicator, maintaining relationships across service team’s and external contract funders and stakeholders.
  • Show proactive community engagement principles and practice.
  • Have a good understanding of Financial Management.
  • Be a confident user of computers

The ability to work in a culturally appropriate and safe manner is essential as is a full / clean driver’s licence.  You will come with a broad understanding of the changes within the social and health sectors.

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. Successful applicants will be required to undergo Police and Ministry of Justice vetting.

Applications close Monday 3rd February 2020

For a Job Description and Application Pack please contact:

The Salvation Army Bridge Programme

219 Riddiford Street, PO Box 7004

Newtown, Wellington

Phone: 04 389- 6566