Working with us

We are pleased to confirm that we have now merged with Humankind. To view a list of our vacancies in the South West, please visit

Current Vacancies

Here at Humankind South West, we are fully committed to our Vision of providing services to enable and support long lasting change and improve the quality of life for people affected by substance misuse.

We welcome applications from candidates who share our strong commitment to the purpose and aims of our work.

In return, we offer a comprehensive learning and development & reward package to support and invest in your development.  You can expect to receive a full induction programme and participate in regular supervision and training activities as you develop in your role and work with your team and colleagues.

Please find details of our current vacancies here.

Each vacancy contains a link to an in-depth job description and person specification for the role. Please take the time to ready through this, information carefully before applying for the role.

How to apply:

  • Search for the vacancy that you are interested in, or view all of our live opportunities on our careers page. Click the job title for each posting to reveal further information around the role.
  • Click the blue apply button at the top or bottom of the job advert, and complete the mandatory fields requesting your personal details to complete the candidate record portion (you will only need to do this once)
  • Once you have registered your details, you will need to search for the vacancy you are interested in again within your newly created candidate portal, under the current vacancies tab to the left of the screen. Utilise the supporting statement section to detail your suitability to the position against the job description provided on the advert. Complete all additional role specific mandatory questions to ensure successful submission of your application.
  • You can either complete the additional fields including employment history, qualifications, and education history, or, alternatively, you can upload a CV under the ‘My Details’ section within the candidate portal in place of this. The CV does not need to be reuploaded each time you apply and can be used across multiple applications. Please ensure the document is in either PDF or Word format to upload correctly.
  • If you experience any issues completing the application, or would like to request an offline application form, please contact the recruitment team at to request this. Please include postal address details for this to be sent to, and also details of the vacancy that you are interested in by quoting the unique reference number at the top of the posting.

Always remember to make sure that your application is returned by the closing date specified. 

EDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  Posts are subject to additional checks including DBS (to the appropriate level) and depending on location, to prison vetting – details will be specified as part of the vacancy details. Outcomes of these additional checks will be considered before any offer/appointment is confirmed.

Current Vacancies

To apply for any of our vacancies, please click on the role that you are interested in and use the 'apply' button at the bottom of the advert.

Volunteer with us

You can choose to volunteer in community or prison settings, with our Devon-based service, Together or our Dorset-based service, Reach.

Research Partner

Contact us if you've got a research project that you'd like to discuss with us.