Graduate Recovery Practitioner - Harlow

£22,250 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
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Passmores House is a residential recovery community for people with a dependency on drugs and/or alcohol, we offer residential detoxification and stabilisation packages, as well a full rehabilitation programme, all built around the individual. The house is based in a beautifully renovated and historic building, set in a leafy park close to the transport hub of Harlow in Essex.

WDP are seeking a bright and enthusiastic Graduate Recovery Practitioners, to be successful you will need to have excellent communication skills , as well as a willingness to learn therapeutic principles within a residential setting. The successful candidate you will have a strong work ethic and a passion for working creatively with complex clients.

 Through a variety of interventions, the post holder will encourage individuals to develop external interests and build on their support networks, and develop recovery capital to support community reintegration.

 An empathic and non-judgmental approach is imperative, as this role involves working with a wide range of challenging scenarios and behaviours.  Good time management and team working are also essential skills required for this role.

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 

For an informal and confidential discussion, please contact Darren O’Meara, Service Manager on 01279 634 200.

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.