Vacancies

Residential Detoxification Team Member

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and innovative people with a sound knowledge of alcohol and other drug addiction, who enjoy working as part of a highly functioning team.

Thorpe House is a residential detoxification service supporting people who are  withdrawing  from alcohol and or other drugs.

The successful applicant will have knowledge, experience and qualifications (or be working towards qualifications) associated with working with people who have substance misuse and co-existing mental health conditions. 

We are looking for a person to cover a Saturday shift 10am – 6pm on a permanent basis and other casual shifts as required over a full 24 hr roster.

The role covers a full range of client management and house duties and may suit people who are studying in a relevant field or who may be returning to the work force. Full training and ongoing professional development are key parts of the role.

For further information about the role, please contact Simon Rouch on 371 2164, simon@citymission.org.nz.  For an application pack, please contact Jo 365 0635, vacancy@citymission.org.nz.  Applications close on Friday 1st February at 5pm.

 

Casual Men's & Women's Night Shelter Attendants

Our Night Shelters provide free short-term accommodation for homeless men and women, linking them with medical support, social workers and accommodation assistance.

We are seeking people to work in our Women's Night Shelter, and in our Men's Night Shelter.

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

Our ideal appointees would have a sense of justice and compassion, combined with the ability to be assertive and non-judgemental.  These positions are sole-charge overnight positions, so require 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.

For further information and an application pack, please contact Bex at vacancy@citymission.org.nz, or 03 365 0635.