Barnsley Recovery Steps is an integrated drug and alcohol recovery service which provides advice, support and structured treatment for individuals around drug and alcohol related issues.


We are looking for an experienced, passionate and visionary Project Manager who will provide clear role modelling and leadership across our HOPE and BRiC teams in line with our organisational ambition and commitment to provide the highest standards of service delivery. The post holder will work within a multi-disciplinary management team and take on responsibility for delivery and continuous development of elements of the treatment system including:
• Harm Reduction and Needle Syringe Programme
• Open Access duty service
• Active Maintenance Support
• Non-structured Criminal Justice interventions
• Targeted outreach
• Early Intervention Prevention & Education
• Sustained Recovery Support and Aftercare


The successful candidate will be an effective leader with a proven track record of driving successful change management, high performance, continued service improvement and innovation. You’ll have worked in substance misuse or another social care field and will have knowledge of substance misuse strategy, practice, guidelines and research and their impact on service delivery and effectiveness.


A strategic thinker, you’ll be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver on targets involving staff, service users and partners and working collaboratively across systems to benefit the people we support.
If you would like further information or informal discussion about the role, please contact Sam Higgins, Area Manager on 01226 779066. Starting salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.


Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.


Please visit for more information and an application form. The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Monday 13th July 2020 with Interviews held week commencing 20th July 2020.


Application packs are also available via email at or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/BRS/03.
Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

Humankind - Barnsley Recovery Steps
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date: 
Monday, July 13, 2020
£29,057 - £35,750 per annum