Recovery Practitioner - Kingston

£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 00:00
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WDP have been providing drug and alcohol services in the Royal Borough of Kingston on Thames since 2013.  We are now seeking to recruit a dynamic and passionate Recovery Practitioner to contribute to the ongoing success of the service in this vibrant Borough.  This is an exciting opportunity to work within a busy service contributing to the overall success of the Kingston service. 

Working in partnership with Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust, WDP Kingston 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.  You will be required to develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders, manage change, and have an aptitude for bringing a multi-disciplinary  staff team and service users together to deliver evidence based successful outcomes.

WDP are committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff.  Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational service.

The successful applicant will will be highly motivated, passionate about service users and delivering high-quality services and someone who thrives as part of a successful team.

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

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.