Work with us

Our values are at the heart of our work; they shape the way we support and care for our people. Our people are committed to making a difference to others' lives through giving hope and providing professional, creative and compassionate support.

The Matthew Project works with individuals and communities affected by substance misuse. Our job roles work alongside individuals and their families throughout their recovery from substance misuse, providing one-to-one specialist interventions, education and advice to all those who access our services.  Finance, fundraising, ICT, HR and administrative functions provide the infrastructure that support our services.

Current Vacancies

Finance Manager 


£33,212 - £38,149

37 hours per week

Deadline 4th February

The core role is to manage the charity’s finance and financial processes so that we have excellent financial governance. Experience of the charity sector and multi-stream funding would be an advantage. The post holder will also become Company Secretary for the charity.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lead Worker 

King's Lynn

£24,677 - £27,246

37 hours per week

Deadline 10th February

We are looking for an experienced professional to support young people under the age of 19 affected by substance misuse issues. You will need experience of working directly with young people, have a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people in relation to drug and alcohol use.

You will provide advice and informal education to young people in King's Lynn, raising awareness of the risks of drugs and alcohol through informal outreach and targeted work.  You will provide one to one sessions for young people, group work, drop-ins and awareness-raising sessions at various events and venues.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Living Well Worker



37 hours per week

Deadline 18th February

Living Well Workers are part of the development of Social Prescribing across Norfolk. Social Prescribing aims to address non-medical issues that may be causing or exacerbating health problems (e.g. debt, poor housing, mental ill health, social isolation, etc). The Living Well Worker will advise and support individuals on a 1:1 basis, with the aim that they will experience improved health and wellbeing. Some of that support will be delivered directly by the Living Well Workers as well as through linking the client with a wide range of specialist services and support in the community. The service is intended to be time limited support, which encourages self-service and empowers clients to take charge of their next steps.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Project and Data Administrator


£18,047 - £19,536

37 hours per week

Deadline 19th February

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our dedicated and experienced team. Working alongside the Service and Data Manager you will be responsible for efficient and effective data collection and analysis ensuring high standards of data quality with excellent attention to detail. You will work as part of the Unity service’s admin team, assisting them in the provision of day to day administration support helping to ensure that all clients receive a high-quality service. You will participate in project work using your problem solving and organisational skills to help drive improvements to systems and processes.

For more information and to apply, click here.

The Matthew Project

70-80 Oak Street, Norwich, NR3 3AQ

01603 626 123


Gateway Unit 8, 83-87 Pottergate, Norwich, NR2 1DZ

01603 216 420

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Opening hours

Monday - Friday : 09.00 - 17.00

Saturday : Closed

Sunday : Closed

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Company registered in England - company number 6388343 | Registered charity number 1122801