Adult Alcohol & Other Drug Practitioner

Who are we?

The Christchurch City Mission is a social service agency working with those who are poor, sick, addicted and lonely.  People of all ages, races, religion and gender who have a need are treated with dignity and given a hand up and the help that they require.  With more than 70 full and part-time staff, plus approximately 180 volunteers, the Christchurch City Mission is a growing organisation, providing a range of essential services across the city and beyond.

About the Position

Applications are invited from qualified people to be part of a friendly clinical team and facilitate the delivery of effective interventions.  The position involves working with our adult client group who present with alcohol and other drug and mental health disorders.  

This is a part-time, 16 hour per week position.

 Ideal Appointee

Our ideal applicant will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience working with people with alcohol and other drug and mental health disorders
  • Skills around comprehensive assessment, treatment planning, group facilitation and one-to-one counselling
  • Knowledge of current systems in the Mental Health sector and the ability to liaise effectively with other agencies

 Application Information

For more information about this role, please contact Jan Spence, on 03 371 0610, or

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 28 April 2017.  For a job description and an application pack, please contact Jo Yusaf, or 03 365 0635, ext 818.  All applications must include a completed application pack, as well as a current CV and covering letter.

Accounts Assistant

About the Position

The Accounts Assistant role is a 20 hour per week position, Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 12.30pm (there is some flexibility with start and finish times), with a broad range of accounts based tasks and responsibilities. 

This role is to assist with the accounts payable service for the City Mission.  As a division of Anglican Care, the accounts payable function is primarily carried out centrally, with this role being the 'front end' of this process.


Ideal Appointee

Our ideal applicant has previous experience in an accounts based role, and is an efficient administrator.  You will have great organisational and time management skills, and be a competent and effective communicator with proven ability in Word, Excel and Outlook.

We're looking for someone who is open to flexibility in terms of the day to day nature of their role, is a team player and is able to bring a great personality and sense of fun to our team. 


Application Information

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 28 April 2017.  To apply, please contact Jo Yusaf, 365 0635, for a job description and an application pack.

Casual On-call Men's Night Shelter Attendant

About the Position
The Men’s Night Shelter provides free short-term accommodation for homeless men and links them with medical support, social workers and accommodation assistance.

The Casual Men’s Night Shelter Attendant will provide on-call relief for permanent staff, taking responsibility for the routine overnight functioning of the Night Shelter. This will include interviewing prospective clients, overseeing the evening meal clean-up and providing support, guidance and referrals where appropriate.  Hours will vary, depending on staff absences, and night shifts are required.

Ideal Appointee
Our ideal appointee would have a sense of justice and compassion, combined with the ability to be assertive and non-judgmental.  This position is a sole-charge overnight position, so requires someone that has demonstrated conflict resolution, behavioural management and negotiation skills.  A strong sense of humour and the ability to be able to relate to all walks of life is essential.

Application Information
Applications close at 5pm on Friday 5 May 2017.  For further information and an application pack, please contact Jo Yusaf, or 03 365 0635.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.