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Team Leader Residential Services

Christchurch Bridge

Passionate about the delivery of strengths based Alcohol and Drug Treatment? Professionally skilled and experienced in clinically leading and empowering teams? Energised and motivated, when working in a dynamic environment?

If the answer is absolutely?

We are looking for someone like you, to become the full time Team Leader of our Residential Service and an active participant in our senior management team.

The Salvation Army Bridge, provides innovative and evidenced based Alcohol and other Drug (AOD) treatment services throughout New Zealand.  This opportunity represents an exciting time to join the Christchurch Bridge team with the commencement of a new Director, renewed focus on continuous quality improvement and the delivery of our evidenced based model of treatment, that incorporates “The Community Reinforcement Approach” as a key component.

The Team Leader will ensure all aspects of the residential service are delivered safely in line with the model of care framework, policy, standards and best practice. Will hold clinical responsibility for service delivery, and lead the practice of accountability and boundary setting within the team.  With the ability to practice proactive collaboration within the Canterbury Mental Health and Addictions sector ensuring timely access and continuity of service delivery for tangata whaiora and their whānau.

Applicants preferred, will have at least two years’ experience, leading teams in an AOD and or mental health setting.  Will hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Addiction Studies, Social Work, Nursing and or Counselling.  Will be a Registered Practitioner with DAPAANZ and/or an alternative appropriate professional body. With the ability to demonstrate competence, to work in a culturally safe manner and within the kaupapa, mission and values of The Salvation Army.

For Job description and Application please email belinda.edwards@salvationarmy.org or phone 03 3384436.

Applications Close Friday 12 April, 2019 at 5pm.