Centre Manager – CQC Registered – Addictions

Centre Manager – Registered CQC Manager – Substance Misuse & Addictions

Adult Rehabilitation

£45,000 – £50,000 per annum depending on experience


Do you want to work for a growing provider who has a unique approach to substance and alcohol rehabilitation?

Do you want to work in an organisation who was founded and led by those who have conquered additions themselves and truly cares for the people in their care?

Then I believe this is the role and organisation to join!


Compass Associates is currently working with a growing Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation provider, spanning across the Essex, London, Oxfordshire, Yorkshire, Bedfordshire Sussex and Surrey regions with over 180 beds in the UK.

Together, we are looking for a Centre Manager (Registered CQC Manager) to overlook a 21 bedded Alcohol and Drug Rehab service near the Braintree area. The service has an excellent reputation in the Essex region with a ‘Good’ CQC rating.

As the Centre Manager, you will have overall responsibility of the day-to-day operations of the rehab. You will be working alongside a multi-disciplinary team composed of a Lead Therapist, Senior Support Workers etc. You will be overseeing the efficient delivery and development of the services, such as assessments, aftercare, extended care and primary programmes.

You will be working closely with the Operations Manager who has previously managed the service themselves in the earlier part of their career. Together you will ensure that the clients receive the best rehabilitation service they can receive.

Work Pattern

Monday to Friday, with expectations to be flexible depending on the needs of the service


The position is based in the outskirts of Braintree and commutable from Colchester, Halstead, Chelmsford, Sudbury, Haverhill and surrounding areas.


– Level 5 (NVQ) Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care

– Experience running a therapy-led service or a difficult Mental Health service

– Understanding of working within a multi-disciplinary team composed of Therapists and other clinicians

– Previous experience in a similar Substance Misuse or Rehab setting is desirable but not imperative

– Good people management skills

– Knowledge of the CQC regulations and standards

– Someone who is passionate about Substance Misuse and Addictions, approachable to both staff and clients

– Clear DBS


2 stages, 1st stage is a formal interview with the Operations Manager, this will be moral, scenario and competency based

If successful followed by a 2nd stage formal interview with the COO in Teams.


The role is paying up to £45,000 – £50,000 per annum depending on experience


Free parking, discounted meals, pension scheme

Holiday Allowance

20 days annual leave (rising to 25 days with years of service) + 8 Bank Holidays

Contact Details

To apply, or for more information and an informal confidential discussion please contact Onicca De Guzman at 02392417106 or email [email protected]

Compass Recruitment Solutions is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation

Compass Associates - Divisional Resourcer - Onicca De Guzman
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Onicca De Guzman (AREC)

Consultant – Adult Social Care and Childrens Services

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