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Bridge Residential Support Worker

Residential Support Workers (casual pool)

About the role

The Salvation Army Bridge Centres 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 practice and are known for being people-centered, caring, transformative and responsive.

The Salvation Army Bridge Programme currently has vacancies for Residential Support workers in our casual pool.

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 Pacific peoples is essential as is a full / clean driver's licence.

What will your responsibilities be:

  • To provide a supportive and safe environment for clients within residential housing
  • Uphold The Salvation Army's Mission and Christian ethos
  • Value and respect the individuality, dignity and privacy of each client of the Bridge Programme
  • Preserve confidentiality of clients' personal information
  • Maintain good communication with clients, family/whanau, and other team members
  • Committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi as they apply to The Salvation Army Bridge Programme
  • Clients receive care without discrimination on the basis of race, culture, health, sexual orientation or age

Our offer to you:

  • Discounted Medical Insurance with Southern Cross
  • TSA discount card for discount with various retailors such as Beaurepairs, Noel Lemming, Placemakers and Torpedo7
  • Free confidential counselling services to support your wellbeing
  • Subsidised flu vaccinations

The starting salary for this role will fall between an hourly rate of between $23.70

Candidates should be adaptable, energetic, self-motivated and committed to our mission of 'caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society'.

We look forward to receiving your application.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 6017TP/SSP