AOD Caseworker | The Salvation Army

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AOD Caseworker


Hours: Monday to Friday 40 Hours per week, 08:00 until 16:30

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army 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.

Auckland Bridge

The Salvation Army, Te Ope Whakaora, Bridge Programme for Alcohol and Other Drug treatment is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified fulltime AOD caseworker within our Residential and day services based in Waitakere.

The Bridge is a free and confidential service, which is delivered by a team of passionate and qualified health professionals, who seek to support and empower individuals and their family/whanau to develop healthy and fulfilling lives.
You will work as part of a team and an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people who are affected. Help to develop the local service, and work as part of a wider Auckland team within a highly reputable and stable organisation.

  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
  • 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
  • An empathy with the overall Mission of the Salvation Army - Caring for People, Transforming Lives, and Reforming Society

We value diversity and in particularly welcome applicants from tangata whenua and or LGBTTI communities

Contact Information

For more details on the role please contact the Team Leader Frederika Hofmans on


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details), 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).

Applications close by 12 noon on 16th December 2022, unless appointed earlier.


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 mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society

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

We are committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is dedicated to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable