• Full Time
  • Salary: £28,647.61

Website Turning Tides

About Us

Established 30 years ago, Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness charity.   Our mission is to end local homelessness.

We have gone from supporting a handful of people in the coastal town of Worthing to providing a range of services to over 1,700 people in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. We have over 10,000 supporters, 300 volunteers and 160 staff members to date.

We’re currently looking for a Deputy Manager who will work in our Community Links team and will work strategically with local partners, including services within Turning Tides, through systems leadership influencing change in the way that the organisation provides services to those facing homelessness, requiring social care support, specialist support in areas such as substance misuse, mental health and those with multiple disadvantages.

The Benefits

– Flexible working

– Play an important role within a community-led organisation

– Stakeholder pension scheme

– Health care plan

– 24/7 Support provider with wellbeing, advice and money saving resources

– Local discounts including gym membership

– Up to 25 days’ holiday, increasing with service

The Role

The Deputy Manager works within the Community Links Team, and accommodation services, to provide management support primarily to the Substance Misuse Team and provide holistic wraparound support to small caseload, experiencing multiple disadvantages/exclusions and with a history of long-term rough sleeping. This role will also focus on supporting the substance misuse team within Community Links who primarily support those placed in housing and supporting those in temporary accommodation and Turning Tides accommodation who experience multiple disadvantages/exclusions, throughout West Sussex.

About You

–          Excellent communication skills

–          Promote self-advocacy/choice/dignity

–          Ability to use a strength-based approach to build and sustain meaningful working relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds


The closing date for applications is Friday 24th June 2022. Interviews are to be held on Wednesday 29th June 2022.

No agencies please.

A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download from our website.

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to: recruitment@turning-tides.org.uk. Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please be aware of our Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting: http://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

To apply for this job please visit www.turning-tides.org.uk.