Service Manager Addaction Borders

Our existing Service Manager is being seconded to the Scottish Government for a 2 year period and as a result Addaction is looking to recruit an experienced Service Manager to lead our Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service across the Borders region.  This service is commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use. 

Recovery for all of our service users is our ultimate ambition and to achieve this we provide a wide range of interventions and support to meet individual needs. 

The successful candidate will have day-to-day responsibility for the leadership, management and governance of the project to ensure the delivery of a high quality recovery orientated service to our service users.  He/she will also be expected to work collaboratively with project funders, relevant stakeholders and other local partners to build strong relationships and ensure effective working practices. 

In addition, applicants should have at least 2 years management experience and hold an SVQ 4 Health & Social Care (Adults) at SCQF level 9 certification or equivalent qualifications that are in line with SSSC requirements. 

Full details relating to the role and responsibilities are provided below. 

A secondment may be considered. 

Please note that all applications must be made via our web site. CVS will not be accepted.

For further information about the post please contact Hazel Smith at / 0141 221 8390

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 22 November 2017

Interviews will be held in Galashiels on Friday 8 December 2017 (may be subject to change)

Fixed Term
Contract duration and end date
2 years
Full Time equivalent salary
c 32,500
Contracted Hours per week
Normal Hours
Mon to Fri
Allowance Amount / Type
Closing Date
Ref No