Support Worker | The Salvation Army

You are here

Support Worker

Wellington Bridge Addiction Service

Hours: We are looking for people able to work rostered shifts at either part-time or full time capacity.  These roles involve shift work which includes working at night, the evenings and in the weekends.   

Salary Band: The likely starting salary for this role would be $46,000 to $59,000 pro rata. 

About the Programme 

The Salvation Army 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 

The Salvation Army Bridge Programme – Wellington, have vacancies for Support Workers to work at our residential facility.   We welcome those with a lived experience of addictions (either personal to you or within the whanau) to apply for this role. 

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

What you need: 

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

  • A non-judgemental attitude 

  • Able to do shift work. 

  • Full NZ driver's licence and able to drive a van. 

  • Be able to use IT systems. 


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 Justic clearance/Police Check. 

Applications close 12 noon, Friday 20 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.