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Service Manager for East Sussex (permanent) – CGL3139

East Sussex STAR Drug and Alcohol Health, Wellbeing & Recovery Service
Salary: £47,600 - £52,734 with up to £5,000 per year recruitment and retention allowance
Office based in Eastbourne or Hastings as this role is countywide
Hours: 37.5
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.
All CGL posts require an enhanced DBS check and applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to best safeguarding practice.
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.
For more information and to apply please visit our website:

37.5 hours per week
Change Grow Live East Sussex
Office base: Eastbourne or Hastings (county-wide role) Hastings / Eastbourne
Contact name: 
Micky Richards
Friday, May 31, 2019

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