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Catalyst are always looking for people with relevant experience who share our values and ethos to join our friendly and professional team in Surrey. Come and talk to us!


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Chief Executive Officer

Catalyst, based in Guildford in Surrey, is a charity providing first class services in the Wellbeing, Drug and Alcohol Sectors.  We are currently looking for a full time CEO with a salary in the region of £50,000 (negotiable).

Applicants should possess five years experience in a customer service based organisation, preferably within the charities sector. They must also demonstrate expertise and knowledge of the provision of services for addictions including drug and alcohol; proven experience of working in partnership with local/national or NGO organisations; budgetary and performance management skills; experience of service and contract bid processes and excellent leadership, communication and people management skills.

 The CEO Information pack can be downloaded here:

Letter to Applicants

CEO Job Description

CEO Person Specification

Monitoring Form

Annual Report & Accounts 2016-17

or obtained by email from

The closing date for applications will be 12 noon on 15th December 2017 and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in the week commencing 8th January 2018.



Alpha Extreme Services (AES) is a social enterprise subsidiary of Catalyst which works with some of the most vulnerable and challenging individuals.  Its mission is to enable clients to live safe, happy and fulfilled lives, by providing high quality practical support. Clients are complex, chaotic and often risky : many have mental health issues, compounded by drug and alcohol problems. Staff are highly skilled across a wide range of experience, conditions and risks. Through robust, holistic services, built on mutual respect, honesty and openness, Alpha develops positive interventions for people creating problems for themselves and the community.  This Senior role is an outstanding opportunity to make a difference. For more about Alpha, take a look at the website.  Please return application form to

Job Description – Senior Worker – AES




Our Social enterprise company, Alpha Extreme Services, has vacancies for qualified and experienced Outreach Workers to work with their team supporting complex clients in Surrey.  This is an opportunity to provide high quality assertive outreach and practical support with daily living for hard to engage and often chaotic clients. Alpha are also looking for an additional person to join the team providing ‘Extreme Cleans’ – this requires a hard-working and mature attitude to people and circumstances and a willingness to tackle challenging situations to support individuals into a better home environment.

Both roles offer a well-structured and supportive environment and training. Please email with a brief description of your interest and experience and any questions.


Catalyst is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications for full or part-time work. Those with personal experience of addiction or dependency on drugs/alcohol and who can demonstrate stability are also encouraged to apply for the above positions.

Registered charity no: 1075892                                                       Company no: 3689561

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