Recovery Practitioner - Romford, Havering- 1 x Permanent , 1 x Fixed Term until 30th September 2019
WDP have been providing drug and alcohol services in the London Borough of Havering since 2015. We work innovatively with communities and individuals affected by substance misuse to deliver recovery focused interventions irrespective of circumstance. We are now seeking to recruit a dynamic and passionate Recovery Practitioner (1x permanent and 1 x fixed term role) 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 Havering service. You will be required to develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders, manage change, and have a flair for bringing both clinical and non-clinical staff and service users together to deliver 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 have:
- A comprehensive understanding of current substance misuse issues and working within an Integrated community service.
- An understanding of CQC requirements
- Excellent Microsoft Office experience
- Be able to work to deadlines with excellent time management skills
- Have the legal right to work in the UK
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 about this position please contact Alex Welsh, Operations Manager: Alexander.Welsh@wdp.org.uk /07918747287.
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.