Health and Wellbeing Nurse, Havering

Romford Havering
£32,650 to £42,710 per annum (including all allowances)*
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:Monday, December 9, 2019
Job role:

Are you looking for the opportunity to move into a dedicated substance misuse nurse role?

The Service

WDP have been providing drug and alcohol services in the London Borough of Havering since 2015.  We actively promote recovery and work with individuals, those affected by someone else’s substance misuse, and the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of residents. 

Our specialist teams include substance misuse workers, doctors, nurses as well as volunteers and peer mentors. Together we offer a wide range of pharmacological, psychosocial and recovery orientated interventions that supports individuals and their families who wish to receive advice, assessment and treatment for their drug and/or alcohol problems.

The Role

This is a vital role within our WDP Havering service which will be critical to providing safe and effective care to the residents of Havering.  

It is an exciting opportunity to work within a busy service making positive changes in service users lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.  

We are seeking committed, hardworking and highly motivated candidates, with an in-depth clinical knowledge and experience of the challenges affecting people with substance misuse and related health and well-being issues.  

The post holder will need to be comfortable with the recovery principles in addictions and NICE guidance on detoxification and stabilisation protocols. The individual should demonstrate skills to ensure that the care delivered, is specific and evidence based, adhering to service users’ needs and may be required to hold a small caseload.


  • Permanent role
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary band of £32,650 to £42,710 per annum (including all allowances)*

*Recruitment and Retention Allowance is paid on a pro-rata quarterly basis  


WDP Havering works across the borough and within two sites in Romford. You will be expected to be able to work across the borough if required.

Why Should You Apply? 

  • To promote equal access to healthcare across the borough and increase immunisations for BBVs and care pathways.
  • To have shared responsibility within the clinical team for BBV and dual diagnosis care in the service.
  • To be allocated an area of lead responsibility and be provided with professional development opportunities.


For an informal chat about the role, contact, Nichole Donoher-Phillips, Service Manager on 07918 692 307 or

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 24th November 2019 at 00:00 midnight.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 9 December 2019.

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