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Alcohol and Other Drugs Caseworkers

Auckland Bridge, Waitakere & Mt Eden

2 Full time caseworker roles based at the Bridge:

  • 1 at Waitakere; and
  • 1 at Mount Eden.

Can you help make a real difference to those seeking positive change?

All sorts of people work for The Salvation Army in a variety of settings.  They often find meaning and purpose in what they do because they know it makes a difference in people’s lives. We are a successful organisation but are always looking for ways to improve and we would like your help to do so.

Our clients are looking to make a change in their lives. While they come from any culture, socioeconomic group, ethnicity, gender or sexuality, we are often working with those from minority groups who have been subjected to judgement and trauma.

Please note these roles are for registered practitioners with AOD experience.

The successful candidate must have a professional approach and be an excellent communicator and be confident to facilitate sessions with clients in both group and in one-on-one sessions.

Auckland Bridge services are supplied across sites in Waitakere, Mt Eden, and Manukau, as well as short-term treatment and AOD respite in partnership with Ember in Manurewa. In addition, we are part of the AODTC (Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment court) and under this have both residential and a separate 90-day service.

Person Specification

  • Qualified and registered professional
  • Experience with working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • At least 1-year clinical experience working with clients from AOD
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Preferred experience in group facilitation or training
  • Ability to work independently or within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Able to work from a bicultural perspective 
  • Flexibility, problem solving skills and strong professional boundaries
  • Empathy with the values and mission of The Salvation Army

Applicants must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Permit and will be required to be Police vetted for this position.

To apply, please forward your cover letter and CV and application form to auckland.bridge@salvationarmy.org.nz

Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application.

Applications close by 5.00 pm on Friday, 13 December with interviews the following week if not already appointed.