Children and Families Practitioner, Hackney

£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Would you like to make a difference working with families involved in problematic substance use?

The service

WDP has delivered the Hackney Recovery Service in partnership with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) and St Mungo’s since 2015.  The service is an integrated drug and alcohol service, offering a range of interventions supporting the residents in Hackney to achieve lifelong change and recovery.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to play a crucial supporting role in the lives of children and families in the local community. You will also play a key role at the Orbit service, a drug and alcohol service for expectant mothers and anyone caring for a child under five years old, working closely with specialist substance misuse midwives, counsellors and support workers.


  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • Permanent contract
  • 37.5 hours per week


Based across the two service hubs on Mare Street (Treatment Hub) and Westgate Street (Reintegration Hub), close to London Fields rail station, with travel across the borough.

Why should you apply? 

  • A new and rewarding challenge
  • Focussed caseload working with children and families
  • Access to training to deliver specialist interventions


For an informal chat about the role, contact Craig Middleton, Operations Manager on 07918 747 628 or

To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form and send to

The closing date for applications is Sunday 16 June 2019 at 00:00 midnight.

WDP and our values

WDP is an innovative behaviour-change charity.  We facilitate long-lasting transformation in people’s lives to improve health, wellbeing and social integration.  We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services.

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:

  • Entrepreneurial
  • In partnership
  • Strong belief in service users
  • Community focused

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.