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Casual Residential Support Workers

Midland Residential Bridge

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.

The Salvation Army Bridge Programme currently has vacancies for suitably qualified and experienced Residential Support workers located in Hamilton. Some versatility will be required in terms of the variable hours, but they are for predominantly nighttime hours including weekend nights.

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.

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

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 Police Check.

To apply please send a covering letter, current CV and completed application form to vaughan.hilton@salvationarmy.org.nz by Friday, 7 October 2022. An application form may be obtained from https://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/help-us/career-opportunities

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.