Recovery Practitioner - Camden

£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Friday, November 23, 2018 - 15:00
Interview date, week commencing:Monday, December 3, 2018
Job role:

WDP Camden (Camden Specialist Drug Service) is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to make positive changes in their lives, through a non-judgemental, harm reduction based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.

As an integrated complex needs 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 Camden residents.


To be successful you will need to have an excellent understanding of the complex needs and the ability to promote recovery in a community setting. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and a passion for working creatively with complex clients. The post holder will work from both our Recovery services and, at times, across the local community, undertaking a wide range of duty and care-coordination functions by working with service users from the first point of contact through to their planned exit from the service following treatment which may include substitute opiate prescribing.


We are looking for a motivated, committed and recovery focussed individual to join our exciting 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 to facilitate and make continuous improvements, bringing innovative solutions to data


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


  1. Strong belief in Service Users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your work


  1. Community focused – your work will provide information and data that will shape services across the borough


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.