Community Service Manager

3 days left

Exeter, Devon
£43,430 - £45,450 per annum depending on experience
25 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Community Service Manager
Ref: 89.19
Base: Devon (base negotiable) with willingness to travel
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Salary: £43,430 - £45,450 per annum depending on experience
Contract: Permanent

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

This role will focus on strategic and operational planning, service development, continuous improvement, optimum communication and effective relationship management with a wide range of stakeholders. You’ll be accountable for contract compliance, excellent performance, effective multidisciplinary working and high quality standards.

What we’re looking for

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. You’ll have worked in substance misuse or another social care field and will have knowledge of substance misuse strategy, practice, guidelines and research and their impact on service delivery and effectiveness.

A strategic thinker, you’ll be able to demonstrate your 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. You’ll have experience managing complex budgets and setting and following through on performance standards, combining motivation and inspiration with clear expectations, and a consistent attention to detail.

You’ll build and maintain a culture of continuous improvement, encouraging challenge and experimentation and constantly looking at ways to improve and learn.

About EDP

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

EDP can offer you a real opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. Our staff make a real difference to people’s lives and 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 15th November 2019.
Interviews will be held in Exeter on 25th November 2019.

Please ensure that you quote reference number 89.19 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.

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