Recovery Practitioner - Passmores House - Maternity Cover/Fixed Term for 9 months (with possible extension)

Fixed Term
Circa £22,250 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 17:00
Interview date, week commencing:Monday, November 5, 2018
Job role:

Passmores House is a residential recovery community for people with a dependency on drugs and/or alcohol, we offer residential detoxification and stabilization 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 to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Recovery Practitioner, to be successful you will need to have excellent group work delivery skills, as well as of understanding therapeutic communities. The successful candidate you will have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills 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.

For the right candidate, this role offers an excellent opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in an inspiring service.

1.           Entrepreneurial – you will be innovative, flexible and bring creative ideas to a dynamic and exciting setting

2.           In partnership – you will be a team player and able to liaise effectively both within a multi-disciplinary team as well as key external stakeholders

3.           Strong belief in service users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your practice

4.           Community focussed – you will provide and shape a Service that serves the whole therapeutic 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.