Latest Vacancy – Programme Manager

The Ley Community is seeking applications from suitable individuals for the position of Programme Manager.

Situated in beautiful rural surroundings approximately six miles from Oxford City, the Ley Community has been delivering residential drug and alcohol treatment since 1971. The programme is founded on the principles of Therapeutic Communities and combines behavioural change therapies with peer–led approaches to achieve real and sustainable outcomes for those we serve.

Reporting to:               CEO

Annual Salary:           £35,000 – £40,000 (dependant on experience and qualifications)

Hours:                              37.5pw

Benefits:                         25 days paid leave (+8bh); pension

The post holders primary responsibility is the delivery of a high standard and relevant practice-based quality assurance framework that is entirely aligned to industry and sector standards, such as Care Quality Commission (CQC), and NICE. This includes the position of CQC Registered Manager.

You will also have responsibility for programme performance and ensuring resident outcomes are consistently being achieved. This includes continuous improvement processes and ensuring the team is ably supported to deliver high quality support to residents.

Changes in the broader health and social care make these both challenging and exciting times for providers of residential treatment. For this reason, we are looking for an exceptional and highly ambitious individual who can lead from the front and take hold of issues quickly. As a minimum, we expect the individual to have proven experience of management, preferably in drug and alcohol treatment or similar social care,

If you are interested in this rare and highly rewarding opportunity, please contact Rose Giles at or call 01865 371777 for an application pack. If you wanted more information about the position please call Darren Worthington on the number listed.

Closing date for applications is Friday June 9th 2017. Interviews are planned for the week beginning June 18th.

Because of the urgent nature of our need, we would want the individual to be able to commit to a quick notice turnaround.