Community Services Manager

Exeter, Devon
£43,000 - £45,000 per annum
05 Jul 2018
19 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services is a high performing charity providing a range of services, primarily to people with drug and alcohol problems across Devon and Dorset. EDP works with specialist partners from all sectors and promotes a system-based, value-driven approach to supporting people with complex lives.

Our mission is: To open doors for people affected by substance misuse so they can improve their lives and those of their families and communities.

Together Drug and Alcohol is our Devon Community service that is provided by a partnership of EDP, Devon Doctors along with Devon Partnership Trust. We are currently looking for the below opportunity to join our leadership team:

Community Services Manager – Together – Devon
Reference: 26.18
Based: Exeter
35 hours a week
Salary: £43,000 - £45,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent

This post will focus on strategic and operational planning, service development, continuous improvement, optimum communication and effective relationship management with a wide range of stakeholders.

As community Services Manager you will lead the service and support leadership on the transformation of drug and alcohol services (delivery and practice) across Devon and work with commissioners and all relevant stakeholders and organisations to optimise and improve the systems response for those with complex lives.

The successful candidate will be an effective leader with a proven track record of driving successful change management, high performance, continued service improvement and innovation. They will be able to demonstrate their ability to deliver on targets and manage drug and alcohol service contracts, involving staff, service users and partners and working collaboratively across systems to benefit the people we work with.

If you feel you have the skills, experience, values, drive and enthusiasm to join and lead this dynamic, expanding charity we would like to hear from you as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications is noon on 19th July 2018
Interviews and selection process on 27th July 2018
Please quote reference 26.18 on your application form


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to the EDP website where you can download the information pack and application form. 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without the completed application forms. 

EDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Candidates are subject to additional checks including DBS (to the appropriate level) and prison vetting – details will be specified as part of the vacancy details. Outcomes of these additional checks will be considered before any offer/appointment is confirmed.

No agencies please.