Addiction, Health, Behaviour Change | CGL

Service Manager - East Sussex - CGL3139

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£47,600 - £52,734 per annum plus up to £5,000 per year Recruitment & Retention allowance
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 
Friday, 31 May 2019 - 11:45pm
Job Reference: 

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?  We do!

We need to enable more people to achieve and maintain their recovery from substance use.

Office based in Eastbourne or Hastings as this role is countywide


We want to employ an experienced manager who can deliver integrated, accessible, high quality and comprehensive substance misuse treatment services using an asset-based community development approach.

We work closely with East Sussex Recovery Alliance, (ESRA) and many other services;  encouraging, facilitating and empowering people in their recovery by developing their confidence, skills, coping strategies and resilience so that they can achieve sustained recovery from substance misuse.

We support service users in identifying their own personal  goals, enabling them to embrace change, develop hope and optimism and to use their new strengths to enjoy discovering new opportunities and to lead fulfilling lives.

This includes empowering people to manage and take responsibility for their own physical and mental well-being, achieve financial stability, access stable housing, reintegrate into society, stop criminal  behaviours, escape domestic abuse, access training and employment and improve their quality of life.

You will have:

Substantial experience of service management and development,
A background in a relevant field supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people
A commitment and passion to deliver an outstanding  service  
Exceptional, robust  human resource management skills and knowledge
A thorough understanding of substance misuse related harm and its impact on individuals, families and communities
The ability and tenacity to thrive in a culture of high expectations and devolved responsibility
A determination to make STAR an accessible and inviting service that changes people’s lives in East Sussex.

Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish.  We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

This role currently attracts a CGL Recruitment & Retention Allowance details of which would be discussed at the point an offer of employment is made.

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2019     Interviews: 5th June 2019

 For an informal discussion about the role, and to arrange a visit please call Micky Richards on 07515 992 105 in the week beginning 27th May 2019.



All CGL posts require an enhanced DBS check and applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to best safeguarding practice.


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