Recovery Practitioner, Camden Specialist Drug Service

£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 23:30
Interview date, week commencing:Monday, November 6, 2017
Job role:

Working in partnership with Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust, who, as lead provider will have overall clinical responsibility for the service, WDP are subcontracted to deliver recovery based services across the London Borough of Camden.

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.

WDP are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Recovery Practitioner. To be successful you will need to haven an excellent understanding of 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.

WDP is a 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 employee.