Recovery Practitioner, Brent

Fixed Term
£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

 Recovery Practitioner, Brent 


Would you like to work closely with rough sleepers to promote and improve health and well-being?


The service

New Beginnings Brent Recovery and Wellbeing service is a WDP led integrated drug and alcohol service, in partnership with CNWL.  The service has been supporting residents in Brent since April 2018 and offers a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet their needs


WDP is committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff.  Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational organisation.

The role

The post holder will be a dynamic, driven individual who is committed to providing substance misuse support to those who are homeless or formerly homeless and assessing treatment:

  • Making every contact count through motivational interviewing, ITEP mapping, harm reduction, relapse prevention, brief advice and intervention
  • Promoting recovery in their daily practice in both group and one-to-one settings
  • Completing comprehensive assessments, risk assessment, risk management and Recovery Care Plans with service users to ensure personalised and recovery-focused treatment journeys
  • Working in partnership with our clinical and aftercare services, primary care services, treatment providers, service users and the local community



  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • Fixed Term contract until March 31st 2022
  • 37.5 hours per week



The job will be based across WDP Brent New Beginnings sites


Why should you apply?

  • A new challenge
  • Specialist role
  • Competitive salary



To arrange an informal chat about the role, contact, Nichole Donoher-Phillips, Service Manager on


To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form on


The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st of January 2021 at 00:00 midnight.


The interviews will take place the week commencing the 15th of February 2020.

Interviews are likely to take place via Teams, to support social distancing


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
All posts are subject to disclosure and barring service checks.