Community Housing Case Workers (2FTE) | The Salvation Army

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Community Housing Case Workers (2FTE)

Addington Supportive Accommodation, Christchurch

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.

We are looking to employ two new full time Caseworkers as part of our expanding services in Christchurch, working with families who need Emergency Housing. The Salvation Army Emergency Housing service operates 24 hours, 7 days per week, has around 150 beds and has been operating for over 120 years, as part of the mission of The Salvation Army in Christchurch.

This role will be based at our Addington Men’s hostel however the families of this part of the Emergency Housing services, are spread across the city. We have plenty of onsite parking and we supply the vehicles for you to use at work. 

The Case Worker role is permanent.  For this role you will have a qualification in either Social Work, Counselling, Allied Health or Social Services to a degree level.  It is beneficial to have or be working towards registration.  We offer paid monthly supervision, paid Post Graduate Certificate training in Mental Health or Alcohol and Other Drugs, registration costs and 10 days sick leave.       

Our successful applicant for these roles will have at least 2 years experience and a passion for working in the areas of Mental Health, or Alcohol and Drugs and/or Family orientated services.

It is vital that you:

  1. Are very supportive of the mission of the Salvation Army and the work of Emergency Housing;
  2. Have a clean full NZ driver’s licence;
  3. Are self-directed and able to engage with our diverse families, undertake a professional service, and can interact with a wide range of families from a range of cultures and age groups.
  4. Can work across the hours outlined above;
  5. Have the qualifications and experience outlined above.

Applicants must be already eligible to work in NZ with a NZ residency or work permit. There will be a full Police criminal conviction history check for this role.

Application forms can be downloaded from:

Job description available upon request.

Send your CV, cover letter and application form to:

Closing date

Application close by Wednesday, 30 September 2020.