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Matthew Projects needs a Unity Service Manager 

MPHopeLogo300The Matthew Project is seeking to recruit a new Service Manager for its Young People’s Integrated Substance Misuse Service (Unity) in Norfolk, funded by Norfolk County Council Public Health.


Salary: £35,249 - £38,915 per annum
Hours: 37 hours


Are you an experienced Manager?

Are you innovative and strategic in your thinking?

Are you looking to make a lasting difference in the lives of young people and their families?


The Matthew Project is seeking to recruit a new Service Manager for its Young People’s Integrated Substance Misuse Service (Unity) in Norfolk, funded by Norfolk County Council Public Health. The aim of the service is to improve the life chances of young people under 19, and their families (affected others) in Norfolk, who are involved in, or at-risk of, substance misuse.   

Working collaboratively with experienced Practitioner Managers and Commissioners, the Service Manager will co-ordinate and develop Unity ensuring high performance of the current services. They will also work innovatively to develop the service to meet the needs of young people affected by substance misuse in an ever-changing context.

The post holder will demonstrate strong leadership and management skills including people management, finance, data and reporting. Building effective relationships across all stakeholders will be integral to the role. They will have vital experience and knowledge of drug and alcohol issues and best practices in the sector and be strategic in their thinking. This position involves active participation in the wider Matthew Project Senior Leadership Team.
 
The role is based in Norwich with the flexibility for some home working. The ability to travel across the county for meetings would be an essential requirement. 

The Matthew Project is a values driven charity with a Christian ethos working across East Anglia giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none.

The role will require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced DBS check prior to starting employment.
 
How to Apply

Read the full description of the role here and click here to apply now to complete and submit your application. 

If you experience difficulties in completing your application, please refer to the guidance on how to apply.

If you require a paper version of the application form and pack please telephone us on 01603 626123 or email hr@matthewproject.org ensuring you provide your name and postal address.

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 20th October 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 1st November 2021 at the Norwich Head Office
 



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