Recovery Practitioner, Barnet

Permanent
Barnet
£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Monday, October 8, 2018 - 17:00
Interview date, week commencing:Monday, October 15, 2018
Job role:

WDP work in partnership with Central and North West London Trust (CNWL) to deliver an integrated  service providing both clinical and psychosocial interventions.  We actively promote recovery and work with individuals, those affected by someone else’s substance misuse, and the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of Barnet residents. WDP Barnet is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to make positive changes in their lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Recovery Practitioner to join our Barnet Recovery service.  The post holder will work from one of our Barnet Recovery Centres, undertaking a wide range of duty and care-coordination functions, working with service users from the first point of contact through to their planned exit from the service following treatment.

The successful candidate must be committed, hardworking and highly motivated, and have experience of working with substance misuse and related health and well-being issues.  

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 to help achieve this.

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 

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and a passion for working creatively with service users. 

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.