20 Jun 2022

Part-Time Gambling Caseworker

The Salvation Army  Upper Hutt, Wellington $68-$69k

Job Description

  • Help make a difference in the lives of others, and minimise harm from gambling
  • 20 to 24 hours per week (0.5 – 0.6FTE); days/times flexible
  • Based in Upper Hutt

For almost three decades, The Salvation Army Oasis has helped to reduce the harm from gambling in the community in Aotearoa New Zealand. Oasis is a free and confidential service, which is delivered by a team of passionate and qualified health professionals, who seek to support and empower individuals, whānau and communities to develop healthy and fulfilling lives, free from gambling harm.

As a Caseworker, you will work as part of a small regional team (Wellington/Hutt Valley/Wairarapa) and provide a range of intervention services, including Brief Interventions and counselling (including assessment), follow up, group work and community interface for individuals and family/whānau experiencing gambling harm.

You will be based in the Upper Hutt office, located centrally in Upper Hutt.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people who are affected by gambling, help to develop the local Oasis service, and work as part of a passionate team within a highly reputable and stable organisation.

Person Profile:

  • Strong clinical knowledge, with experience using both one to one and group clinical interventions, preferably within the gambling or addictions sector
  • An applied clinical qualification and registered under the HPCA Act, DAPAANZ addiction practitioner, or Social Workers Registration Board
  • A passion for providing and delivering a client-centred service
  • A collaborative approach
  • 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
  • A full drivers licence and your own vehicle (you will be reimbursed for any work related travel, excluding travel to/from work)

The Salvation Army Oasis is part of the Health and Disability sector in New Zealand, and therefore all applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and be able to provide a vaccine pass as evidence.

To find out more about Oasis, please visit the website https://oasis.salvationarmy.org.nz/

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 6 July 2022

Applications to: Kirsty McLaren via mclaren.co.nz

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

P: 04 499 1069

W: www.mclaren.co.nz

View the position description by copying this link into your browser: https://mclaren.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/TSA-PD-Gambling-Caseworker-23.3.21.pdf

Job Category: Healthcare and medical. Job Type: Part-Time.

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