Service Manager Camden Recovery Service & Islington Aftercare

Team
The Camden Recovery Service, Islington Aftercare
Location
Camden
No. of Vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Salary
Starting at 33,262.40 rising incrementally to 36,000.93 per annum
Closing Date
27/01/2019
Ref No
SHP689

 

Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?

At SHP (Single Homeless Project), you’ll be part of one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities, a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year across London borough - from supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment.

SHP was founded by a group of homeless people in the mid-1970s and more than 40 years on, we still try to look at the world through our clients’ eyes, putting their needs and viewpoints at the centre of everything we do. Above all, we believe that, no matter what challenges they face, everyone we work with has the capacity to take control of their lives and shape their own futures.

The Camden Recovery and Islington Aftercare Services supports clients moving on from treatment for substance misuse. The focus of the service is to support clients to move forward with their recovery with a focus on Education, Training and Employment. This is achieved through one to one goal focused support sessions, structured day programme and a variety of other workshops and groups.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to lead an innovative service focussed upon achieving education, training and employment outcomes for those in recovery from substance use addiction.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strong and effective leadership and the management of the teams working across both borough’s. The post-holder will also be responsible with overseeing the delivery of the DRR programme in Camden (Drug Rehabilitation Requirements).

Do you have experience managing services aimed at supporting people in substance use recovery?

Are you interested in leading a team focussed on achieving education, training and employment outcomes?

Are you confident in leading teams and encouraging innovative approaches to achieving ETE outcomes?

Do you have a proven ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with external partners? 

If the answers are yes, then we would love to hear from you!

For further information please see attached job profiles.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 27th January 2019

Interviews to be held on: TBC

At SHP (Single Homeless Project), you’ll be part of one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities, a dynamic and growing organisation changing 7,000 lives every year across London borough - from supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment.

SHP is IIP accredited and an equal opportunities employer.

SHP’s attractive benefits package includes:

  • Competitive starting salary 
  • A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am – 4pm) in non-accommodation services
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 28 days (plus eight paid Bank Holidays)
  • A contributory pension scheme: SHP will Contribute the equivalent of 5% of your annual salary
  • Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work
  • Regular support and development focussed line management supervision
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), available to all staff
  • Paid carers' leave and compassionate leave
  • Sick leave, up to three months full pay then three months half pay
  • Generous maternity leave (16 weeks full pay and up to 24 weeks half pay) and four weeks paid paternity leave, depending on length of service
  • Interest free public transport season ticket loan (after six months)
  • Tax exemption for ’cycle to work’ scheme and payroll giving