Sessional Recovery Practitioner, Passmores House, Harlow

Harlow Essex
£10.77 per hour plus holiday pay
Closing date:Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 17:00
Interview date, week commencing:
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 as 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 Sessional 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.
To be successful you will need to have an excellent understanding of the complex needs and challenges faced by those that are receiving treatment in a residential setting.    The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and a passion for working creatively.
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.
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 solution focused to meet the ever-changing challenges of our diverse client base
2.           In partnership – you will be a strong team player, working closely and effectively with other WDP staff and partner agencies
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 therapeutic community
For further information regarding this vacancy please contact Darren O'Meara, Service Manager on 07918 166 253.  
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.