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Casual Residential Support Worker 

The Salvation Army Bridge Taranaki 


The Salvation Army Bridge Programme currently has vacancies for suitably qualified and experienced Residential Support workers located in New Plymouth.  

Hours: Some versatility will be required in terms of the variable hours with shifts hours being 7.45am – 4pm; 3.45pm – midnight; 11.45pm – 8.00am Monday-Sunday, plus two 5-hour weekend shifts. 

The applicant should have experience in support work in an addiction or mental health setting and / or hold or be willing to undertake the National Certificate in Mental Health Support Work Level 4. Level 4 Quals would be remunerated at $28.25 per hour ($58,760 pa pro rata) 

The ability to work in a culturally appropriate and safe manner with Māori and Pacific peoples is essential as is a full / clean driver’s licence. 

Contact information 

For more information about this role please contact Angela Goodwin 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 9th 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.