10 Jun 2022

Full-Time Director, Dunedin Bridge Programme

The Salvation Army  Dunedin, Otago $95K-$105K

Job Description

  •  Lead and oversee the delivery of high-quality addiction services
  • Extensive stakeholder engagement
  • Based in Dunedin (covering Southland/Otago)

The Salvation Army Dunedin Bridge exists to provide safe, integrated, high-quality treatment and support services to people whose lives have been affected by alcohol or substance use. They provide a wide range of services, including a residential and aftercare programme in Dunedin with community-based services also located in Balcultha and Invercargill. Services are evidenced based, known and recognised for being person-centred, caring, transformative and responsive.

As a key member of a national team, the Director is responsible for the overall management of regional operations, with key accountabilities including clinical leadership and mentorship of staff, stakeholder engagement, strategy planning and implementation, cultural safety, financial, risk and business management.

The team at the Dunedin Bridge operate with a high level of trust and transparency and are co-located with a range of other Salvation Army supportive community services.

Person Profile:

  • Strong leadership capabilities with proven staff management experience
  • A background in the social services / mental health / addictions sector
  • A clinical qualification and current registration is required (for example, DAPAANZ, SWRB, NZAC, Nursing Council)
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • A collaborative approach
  • Business management experience with demonstrated abilities in organisational budgets and finance
  • Ability to think strategically, articulate and implement a vision
  • Very highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Strong relationship building and networking capabilities at all levels
  • A commitment to the mission and values of The Salvation Army

As the service operates 24/7, there is the requirement for the Director to be on-call.


Applications close: 5.00pm Sunday 26 June 2022

Applications to: Kirsty McLaren via mclaren.co.nz

Position description: Available to view at mclaren.co.nz

P: 04 499 1069

W: mclaren.co.nz

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Job Category: Management. Job Type: Full-Time.

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