Receptionist - Edgware, Barnet

£19,890 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
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WDP has been providing drug and alcohol services in the London Borough of Barnet for eight years. We work innovatively with communities and individuals affected by substance misuse to deliver recovery focused interventions irrespective of circumstance. We are looking for a dedicated Receptionist to take responsibility for the reception and administration of the WDP Barnet service

This diverse and exciting role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop their experience and become involved in a broad range of activities across the service.  Working as part of a team, you will support the management of this busy service. You will need to have good general administration and organisation skills, have the ability to prioritise and organise your workload, and possess a commitment to deliver an exceptionally high standard of work. You will also need to manage relationships across a number of different providers. An empathetic and non-judgemental approach is imperative as this role will give you exposure to sensitive data concerning the work carried out with our service users. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a busy service contributing to the overall success of the WDP Barnet service

 In addition to the above we are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role:

  1. Entrepreneurial – you will be driven and bring innovative ideas

  2. In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations

  3. Strong belief in service users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your practice with service users

  4. Community focussed – you will provide and shape services that serve the whole community

    This successful candidate  will be expected to provide cover across two sites as and when required.  

    For further information regarding this vacancy please contact Bevan Kay, Service Manager via email

WDP is recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.