Location: Lewisham, London
Salary: Up to £27802 per annum
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Health & Social Care, Health & Social Care Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Colette Niles

Team Manager - Substance Misuse / Recovery

Job Description

Our client is a large charity and housing association that support people overcoming drug and alcohol problems. They provide residential, prison, community and specialist services.

Position Available: Team Manager - Substance Misuse / Recovery, Lewisham, Permanent, 37.5 hours, £27,802pa

Our client is looking to recruit a Team Manager to join our supported housing service in Lewisham. The Team Manager will lead on the delivery of our group work programme and therapeutic interventions.

As one of the UK's leading specialist substance misuse charity and housing association, they are experts in delivery of recovery housing. At their Lewisham Supported Housing service they provide accommodation and support to individuals in recovery from drug and alcohol dependency, affording them the opportunity to develop essential life skills and re-integrate into the local community.

Candidates will have experience of management or team leadership within supported housing and will possess knowledge and understanding of substance misuse. Successful candidates will be proactive and forward thinking with keen insight into the support needs of those who have experienced homelessness and addiction.

Experience required:

  1. Significant experience working in services with people with support needs including alcohol/substance misuse and mental health
  2. Experience of management and/or team leadership (desirable)
  3. Relevant experience of developing and delivering therapeutic interventions
  4. Knowledge of providing harm minimisation and other appropriate client focussed interventions
  5. Experience of conducting assessments, compiling and reviewing person centred support plans and ability to coach team members to do so
  6. Ability to develop and deliver a dynamic and flexible group work programme
  7. Ability to prioritise and manage own work
  8. Experience of partnership working and multi-agency liaison
  9. Experience of achieving agreed objectives, targets and deadlines
  10. Ability to use initiative and inspire and motivate a team of support workers.
  11. Ability to work flexibly as part of a 7-day rota covering a number of services and participate in out of hours on call provision

How to apply:

If you feel that you fully meet the above outlined criteria for this role and would like to apply for this post, please forward your CV for consideration to


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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