Employment Specialist - West London

Across London
£26,000 - £32,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:Monday, July 15, 2019
Job role:

Would you like to work closely with a caseload to support service users back into paid work?

The service

WDP has rolled out a large IPS employment service contract in West London – IPS Into Work – where a team of 10 staff will support over 700 job starts with individuals affected by substance misuse.

IPS (Individual Placement & Support) is a proven system based around working intensively and exclusively on securing employment.

The role

We’re looking for Employment Specialists (ES) to join our IPS into Work Team.  Working to monthly targets, you will closely support a group of clients back into work.  You will be dynamic and driven to secure the best outcomes for your caseload.


  • Salary band of £26,000 - £32,000 per annum
  • Permanent contract
  • 37.5 hours per week

Why should you apply?

  • A new challenge
  • Focussed caseload
  • Competitive salary


Working across West London boroughs (Kensington & Chelsea, Hillingdon or Westminster), your working days will be varied and will include close ties to other local WDP services.


For an informal chat about the role, contact Rebecca Odedra, Reintegration Programmes Manager on 07918 738 904 or rebecca.odedra@wdp.org.uk

For full information about the role and how to apply, please read the attached Recruitment Pack.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 7 July 2019 at 00:00 midnight.

Assessment Day: week commencing 15 July 2019 

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.