Recovery Practitioner, Camden

£24,627 - £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

We are looking for a motivated, committed and recovery focussed individual to join our exciting service

The service

Camden Specialist Drug Service is an integrated complex needs service, providing both clinical and psychosocial interventions, which is delivered in partnership by Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust and WDP. The team actively promotes recovery and works with individuals that are directly and indirectly affected by substance misuse, working with the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of Camden residents.

The role

To be successful you will need to have an excellent understanding of the complex needs of our service user group and the ability to promote recovery in a community setting.

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and a passion for working creatively with complex clients.

The post holder will work from both our recovery services, one being our south Camden service (the Margarete Centre)  and the second site being our north Camden service (Response)  and, at times, across the local community, undertaking a wide range of duty and care-coordination functions by working with service users from the first point of contact through to their planned exit from the service following treatment, which may include substitute opiate prescribing.


●       Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum

●       Permanent contract

●       37.5 hours per week


Camden Specialist Drug Service is based at the Margarete Centre on Hampstead Road, close to Euston and Euston Square stations.

Why should you apply? 

●       A new challenge

●       Complex and interesting caseload

●       Working in partnership


For an informal chat about the role, contact Rebecca Cavill, Team Leader on 07412 693 220 or

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 12 July 2020 at 00:00 midnight.

Interviews are likely to take place via Zoom, 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

 WDP is a 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.

Successfully received applications will result in an automatic confirmation by email - If you do not receive this, please contact HR