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Intake Coordinator

Wellington Bridge

Hours: This is a full-time permanent position, to be worked Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm for a total of 40 hours per week. 

Salary Band: The likely starting salary for this role will be between $70,000 and $83,000. 

About the Programme 

The Salvation Army Wellington Bridge is part of our national Addiction, Supportive Accommodation and Reintegration Service.   The Wellington Bridge Centre exists to provide safe, integrated, high-quality treatment and support services to people whose lives have been affected by alcohol or substance use. Our services are evidenced based best practise and are known for being people-centred, caring, transformative and responsive.   

About the role/job description 

The Salvation Army Bridge has a vacancy for a qualified Intake Coordinator for our residential alcohol and drug service based in Newtown, Wellington. The Intake Coordinator is responsible for liaising with referrers, responding to enquiries about the Bridge programme and waitlist, managing the waitlist times and with the intake team, assessing suitability for applicants’ admission to programme.  

You will join a passionate, professional, and caring team that support people accessing our Bridge Addiction programme by assisting them to improve life skills, relationships, and daily activities as part of their recovery.  

What’s in it for you 

  • Being part of a dynamic and passionate team who care about supporting people and making a difference through a gold standard treatment programme. 

  • Extensive training 

  • Supportive work environment where employees are valued. 

Person Specification 

  • A passion for helping others through their mental health / addiction journey.  

  • A non-judgmental attitude 

  • A tertiary alcohol and drug qualification or qualifications in a closely related field such as social work, psychology, counselling, or nursing   

  • Professional Registration or working towards obtaining. 

  • Experience in managing a clinical caseload. 

  • Awareness of the requirements of the Treaty of Waitangi and able to work from a bi-cultural perspective. 

  • Full NZ driver's licence 


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to: 

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 Justic clearance/Police Check.  

Applications close 12 noon, Friday 13 October 2023.  Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found.    


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.