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Hub Manager - Addiction Services

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Path 2 Recovery drug and alcohol services in Bedfordshire for an dynamic and enthusiastic Hub manager to provide
  • Provide leadership and operational management for the named hub
  • Be accountable and responsible for delivery of a consistent, high quality service in line with national and local requirements and healthcare governance systems including CQC

Main duties of the job

  • Be accountable and responsible for meeting Key Performance Indicators
  • Be accountable and responsible for effective management of partnerships with all stakeholders across Bedford Borough/Central Bedfordshire
  • Work with a high degree of autonomy and self management

About us

  • To be responsible for the effective operational management of the named Hub within Service Operational Policy, ELFT governance and performance arrangements and according to ELFT Policy and Procedure
  • To promote and deliver the Recovery Agenda in line with Trust and Commissioning Standards
  • To participate in clinical/practitioner activity in order to support and teach team members through role modelling
  • To ensure a high standard in risk management systems and reporting, ensuring robust risk assessment and management
  • To carry out drug and alcohol misuse assessment including assessment of personal strengths and recovery capital, and risks.
  • To develop recovery plans using a person centred approach to develop, implement and evaluate needs and strengths based care plans and risk management plans in partnership with service users, carers and other professionals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To offer health promotion and deliver harm reduction interventions, including needle exchange and access to physical health care including BBV and health screening
  • To provide IBA, extended IBA, one-to-one and group interventions.
  • To provide evidence based drug and alcohol interventions in line with guidelines eg NICE, CQC in a variety of settings promoting flexibility and choice for service users
  • To manage team caseload of keyworker

Person Specification

Education/ Qualification/Training


  • English and Maths at minimum GCSE or higher (or equivalent) and Degree level training
  • Qualification in using Microsoft Office Applications (or demonstrable skill)
  • Professional Qualification in Social Work, Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapy or Psychology


  • Substance Misuse Training
  • Professional Qualification in Social Work, Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapy or Psychology



  • Experience of working in Health or Social Care
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of report-writing
  • Experience of providing evidence based interventions
  • Experience of Recovery Focused interventions.
  • Experience of care planning and risk assessment
  • Experience of using Information and Communication Technology to deliver clinical practice.


  • Experience of managing a caseload of drug and alcohol users.
  • Experience of participating in Section 42 enquiries
  • Experience of Tier 4 Assessment and Application

Knowledge and Skills


  • Understanding and commitment to the values and principles of Recovery and ability to apply them in day to day work
  • Ability to empower service users to draw from their strengths and assets, and identify solutions
  • Skills in assessing needs and setting goals
  • Skills in planning, implementing and evaluating care.
  • Ability to manage a caseload.
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust



21 The Crescent


MK40 2RT

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