Equal Opportunities Employment

WDP is an equal opportunities employer and was named as "One to Watch" by the Sunday Times’ Top 100 Places to Work in the Not-for-Profit Sector in 2017. WDP operates an equal opportunities policy which means that anyone using our services, or any employee, volunteer or mentor, will not be discriminated against on the basis of racial, ethnic or national origin, gender, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, age, religious beliefs, HIV/AIDS status, or criminal offences.


WDP is committed to ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults, and all applicants will be required to demonstrate understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice based on their role.

Treament and Care

WDP  is committed to equality and diversity in the treatment and experience of our service users, and includes the responsibilities and commitments required of all WDP and partnership employees, students and volunteers involved in the delivery of a person-centred, safe and effective care environment for everyone in our care:

  • Our approach to equality is about creating a fair treatment system at WDP, where everyone can participate and have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and no one is unfairly disadvantaged
  • Our approach to diversity is about valuing peoples' differences and addressing their different needs and situations