Why work for the Matthew Project?

The Matthew Project aims to be the employer of choice for substance misuse and allied professionals. We have been an Investors in People accredited employer for over 10 years. The Matthew Project has a culture of valuing and developing our staff and supporting their wellbeing. The employment package offers generous benefits to recognise and reward staff. Some of the key benefits of working at the Matthew Project are: 

  • Job satisfaction from working towards Matthew Project objectives: 

Supporting people with drug and alcohol related issues

Providing innovative education about the risks of drugs and alcohol

Empowering people to make more informed choices  

  • 37 hour working week
  • 27 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Commitment to training and Continued Professional Development
  • Annual Performance Development Review (PDR)
  • Monthly supervision
  • Benchmarked Pay
  • Pension after 3 months with a 6% employer contribution
  • Car mileage at 40p per mile for business use and 5p per mile passenger rate
  • Flexible working
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Computershare mobile phone and computer purchase scheme
  • Sick pay up to 8 weeks full pay
  • Health Assured Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Telephone and face-to-face counselling service available through Health Assured scheme
  • Chaplaincy support service
  • Death benefit 2 x annual salary
  • Team and staff away days
  • Staff Intranet



The Matthew Project is well known for its excellent work with people in need in Norfolk and Suffolk. We provide support to those who are affected by their own, or another's, use of drugs or alcohol.

The Matthew Project is a caring charity with a Christian ethos and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Registered charity no. 1122801