Substance Misuse Specialist (Troubled Families Partnership) - 18 Month's Fixed Term - Barnet

Fixed Term
£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
Closing date:Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

WDP has been successfully delivering adult and young people’s substance misuse services across London and the South East for over 25 years. We are looking to  recruit a dynamic and passionate Young People’s Practitioner to work in partnership with the Barnet Troubled Families to identify families in Barnet who meet the criteria for this initiative.

The successful candidate will be based in the Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service, and will be seconded to the Troubled Families Team for 3 days per week. The post holder will have a solid understanding of the Troubled Families Programme from a substance misuse perspective and a passion for cross-agency engagement and the ability to develop and sustain relationships with managers and practitioners from a range of professional backgrounds.

We are seeking to appoint an individual who can also bring WDP’s core values to the role

  • Entrepreneurial – you will be driven to facilitate WDP’s expansion and bring innovative ideas to help achieve this.
  • In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and partner organisations
  • Strong belief in Service Users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will come across strongly in your written work
  • Community focused – you will help design services that serve the whole community

 WDP are committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff.  Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational service.

For further information about this position please contact Tanya Lisak, Service Manager: or 07946391563

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