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Oasis Family Recovery Service (OFRS) Manager/Fathers Lead 

For over 25 years Oasis Project has been delivering services for women, children and families affected by substance use. We are an award-winning, trauma-informed organisation, aiming to empower those affected by substance use to make choices that lead to change.  We have an incredible team of staff working across three premises in Brighton and Hastings. To find out more see our website.

Oasis Family Recovery Service (OFRS) Manager/Fathers Lead 
£29,400 Actual (£36,750 FTE )
Fixed term – March 2025 
Part-time (30 hours over 4 days)

Please apply by 5pm Weds 22nd May 2024

We are looking for:

You will provide leadership and management of Oasis Family Recovery Service. Leading a small team to improve lives for families across East Sussex, having responsibility for overseeing OFRS delivery, contract monitoring and regular liaison with funders. Alongside management of the service, you will also lead on 1:1 and group support for fathers with substance use. You will be expected to ensure OFRS works in partnership with Oasis Projects East Sussex services alongside other local services so that families have access to a wide range of resources to support their recovery.

This role is predominately based in Hastings’ office but travel around East Sussex will be required for direct work. 

You will be:

•    Experienced in managing and supervising staff and services;
•    Proven track record of working within substance misuse sector and managing a complex caseload;
•    Experienced working with parents, families and children affected by substance misuse;
•    Demonstrate experience of safeguarding adults, children and young people at risk of harm;
•    Well organised and able to manage and priorities own workload, ensuring deadlines are met;
•    An excellent communicator, written and oral;
•    Skilled in carrying out administrative duties such as report writing;
•    Able to remain calm in challenging situations and work under pressure;
•    Ability to be a good team player, to work flexibly within a team, supporting colleagues with changing priorities.

What people love most about working at Oasis is being part of a supportive, friendly team that serves the communities we live in. But we offer a host of other benefits too!

·    28 days holiday plus bank holidays. Plus, half a day paid leave for December shopping. 
·    Gift of a wellbeing hour once a month. Two hours in your birthday month! Paid time away from work to use as you choose.
·    Free advice and counselling service: if ever you need someone to talk to, you’ll be able to call our independent, confidential telephone service 24/7 for practical advice and guidance.
·    Fully funded monthly clinical supervision for all frontline workers.
·    24/7 access to GP services, telephone, and video consultations.
·    Learning and development opportunities.
·    Relaxed dress code.
·    Flexible working practices, we appreciate the importance of personal life commitments and support our staff with finding a balance that works. 

If this interests you, but you’d like to know more, email us at [email protected]

How to apply:

·    To find out more about the role, please visit our website  or alternatively you can email [email protected] .  

·    Please email your CV and covering letter, which clearly sets out your knowledge, skills and abilities in relation to the key responsibilities outlined in the job description along with your Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring form to [email protected].

·    If you are having any difficulties in applying or require any of this information in a different format, please contact us on 01273 696970 and ask for Charis Bull (Admin Manager) or via [email protected] 

·    The closing date for applications is 5pm 22nd May 2024. 

Please note:

·    Oasis Project is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or people from the global majority, who are currently under-represented in our organisation. 

·    Oasis Project is committed to lived experience being central to its service development. We welcome applications from people with relevant personal/professional experience.

Thank you for your interest in working for the Oasis Project. We look forward to hearing from you.

30 hours per week
Oasis Project
Contact email: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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