Hidden Harm and Family Worker - Harrow

Permanent
Harrow
£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Would you like to work closely with a caseload to support families with substances misuse problems?

The service

Harrow Recovery Centre is an established community Integrated service that is well performing and highly functioning. The service consists of both clinical and psychosocial and is CQC-registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV & health interventions, OST, and community detox, as well as robust family and carers and service user involvement provision.

The role

The post holder will work from our Harrow service and Children’s Services, undertaking a wide range of functions such as:

•          Ensuring strong partnership links are developed and maintained with the Harrow Local Safeguarding Children and Adults board.

•          Attendance at MARAC, Child Protection and Child in Need meetings.

•          Helping protect both adults and children from abuse.

•          Providing parents with one-to-one and group work support.

•          Promoting the service to the wider community.

•          Delivering and developing training.

The successful candidate must be committed, hardworking and highly motivated, and have experience of working with substance misuse and related health and wellbeing issues.  

Conditions

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

Location

Harrow Recovery Centre is based on Bessborough Road, close to Harrow-on-the-Hill tube/rail station.

Why should you apply? 

  • A new and rewarding challenge
  • Making a difference to families affected by substances misuse
  • Focussed caseload

Interested?

For an informal chat about the role, contact Jaya Karira, Service Manager on 07446 379 533 or jaya.karira@wdp.org.uk.  

To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form and send to WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 1 September 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.