Deputy Manager – Community Links


Recruiting Organisation: Turning Tides                                

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £28,647.61 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Location: Across West Sussex and provide specialist support remotely to other Turning Tides services


Turning Tides is a community led homelessness charity operating in Worthing, Littlehampton, Horsham, Mid Sussex and surrounding areas. It has over 170 staff and 300 volunteers. Its mission is to end local homelessness.

They are currently looking for a Deputy Manager who will work in the 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.


  • 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 Deputy Manager works within the Community Links Team, and accommodation services, to provide management support primarily to the Substance Misuse Team and provide holistic wrap around 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.



– 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


For Job Description & Person specification, read here – Deputy Manager – JD and PS




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

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 website and send to: Please note they do not accept CV’s.


Closing Date: 24 June 2022

Interview Date: 29 June 2022

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