National Consumer Advisor
The Salvation Army
Auckland City, AUK
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Closes 16 May 2021Posted 03 May 2021Be the mouthpiece for people experiencing The Salvation Army's ASARS servicesA key member of a cohesive, supportive and collaborative national teamBased in Royal Oak, AucklandThe Salvation Army Addiction, Supported Accommodation and Reintegration Services exist to provide safe, integrated, high quality treatment and housing support services to people in need.

Together these services provide a range of residential and community based services across New Zealand, from alcohol, other drug and gambling harm treatment services through to a range of supported accommodation and transitional housing, including reintegration services.

Highly regarded and recognised for being person-centred, caring, transformative and supportive, The Salvation Army partners with other government and non-government organisations in the delivery of their specialist services.

As an integral member of the national team, the National Consumer Advisor is responsible for the overall effectiveness and coordination of the Army's national consumer / peer participation in service planning, implementation and delivery.

Service evaluation, policy advice and support, networking and relationship building and the ongoing workforce development of their consumer / peer workforce is pivotal to the role.

A key focus will be ensuring that the Army's range of treatment and support services are inclusive of consumer / peer participation and that this influences positive and proactive service development for the benefit of people accessing their services.

Person Profile : Lived experience of addiction (AoD and / or Problem Gambling) and / or mental illness / distressStrong cultural competency, with an understanding and experience of working with MāoriAbility to relate to people with sensitivity, care and patienceAn understanding of policy, strategy and systemsAbility to review documents and advise from a consumer perspectiveExcellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to write good records and reportsSelf-organising : good organising and administration skillsA commitment to the mission and values of The Salvation ArmyAbility to travel nationally as requiredApplications close : 5.

00pm Sunday 16 May 2021Applications to : Kirsty McLaren via description : Available to view at mclaren.

co.nzP : 04 499 1069W : AucklandWork type(s)The Salvation Army

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