Prison Link Practitioner, Brent

£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:

Do you have a passion for criminal justice and supporting those being released from prison?

 The service

WDP has been providing criminal justice services in the London Borough of Brent since 2006.  We were awarded the integrated substance misuse service contract as lead provider and have been working in partnership with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) to provide our New Beginnings service since 2018.

 The role

The successful post holder will assess, engage and resettle service users being released from prison into the New Beginnings service and other community support services, maximising their engagement on release. The role will involve working from WDP premises, including prisons, courts, probation offices and other appropriate settings.


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


Primarily based at the New Beginnings’ Cobbold Road Hub, with at least two days a week working from HMP Wormwood Scrubs, HMP Bronzefield, HMP Wandsworth, HMP Brixton and HMP Pentonville.

Why should you apply?

  • A new challenge working with those in the criminal justice system
  • Specialist role
  • Competitive salary


For an informal chat about the role, contact Dionne Phillips, Criminal Justice Team Manager on 07877 451 161 or

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

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.