Substance Misuse Service Manager

Tiverton, Devon
£33,500 - £37,500 per year
27 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We’re looking for an experienced operational manager, to provide leadership and a drive for positive change in a service committed to delivering high quality care and the best possible outcomes for those that access our services.

Substance Misuse Service Manager
Base: Negotiable (work across North, East and Mid Devon)
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £33,500 - £37,500 per annum depending on experience
Contract: Permanent

This post is responsible for the leadership and management of the Together Drug and Alcohol Service in line with contract requirements and Care Quality Commission standards. The appointed person will, as registered manager, be accountable for the delivery of operational performance outcomes, governance, quality assurance and continuous improvement of the service.

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. If you are not able to commit to full time working, please note that a job share could be considered for the right candidate.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a candidate who has credibility, a passion for working with all types of challenges, can inspire and motivate teams, and has the ability to operate at a strategic level, playing a key part in the continuing development of Together.

The successful candidate will have a sound working knowledge and understanding of community substance misuse services and of current substance misuse policy, legislation and evidence based practices in recovery oriented services. They will have a proven track record in successful performance management and the ability to develop constructive working relationships with key stakeholders. We’re looking for someone who takes a solution focused approach, can work on their own initiative and can lead proactively.

The successful candidate will benefit from working within a passionate team and being supported by the wider leadership team across EDP.

About EDP

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services is a thriving charity, working in Devon and Dorset with people affected by drug and alcohol use and their families. Increasingly we work with people that have a range of challenges impacting on their wellbeing, building on their strengths, hopes, aspirations and hidden talents. Because we focus on what’s strong not what’s wrong our work is highly valued by service users. Simply put, we help people to live fulfilling lives.

EDP can offer you a real opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. In return for your commitment and enthusiasm, we offer a comprehensive training & development programme, a generous leave package, pension scheme, and a positive, friendly working environment.

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 12th July 2019.
Interviews to be held on 18th July 2019.

Please ensure that you quote reference number 44.19 on your application.


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

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.