Education, Training & Employment Lead, Islington

£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Are you looking for the opportunity to develop your leadership and management expertise?

The service

Working in partnership with Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust, WDP is subcontracted to deliver recovery-based services across the London Borough of Islington.

Better Lives Islington delivers high quality services including specialist prescribing services, rapid access to treatment, and other health and wellbeing interventions to better equip individuals to improve their physical and mental health.

The role

The post holder will be integral in supporting service users from our three hubs in Islington and leading on the development and delivery of education, training and employment programmes. You will also be required to support the Recovery Programme by delivering groups such as relapse prevention and other recovery focused interventions. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, committed, recovery focused and use their drive and innovation to ensure a consistent high quality service, showcasing good practice, high performance and excellence in given areas of expertise.


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


The Better Lives service has three sites in Islington: King Henry’s Walk, Gray’s Inn Road and Seven Sisters Road. There is an expectation for the successful candidate to be able to work across these sites if required.

Why should you apply? 

  • An opportunity to engage individuals into employment, education and training
  • A new challenge
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team within Islington Better Lives


For an informal chat about the role, contact Brian Pomeroy, Recovery Team Manager on 07522 235 582 or

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 27 October 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