Recovery Practitioner (Dual Diagnosis), Barnet
Would you like to work closely with a caseload to support service users with mental health and substance misuse?
Barnet Recovery Centre is a well-established integrated treatment system model working with service users with substance use issues. The service consists of both clinical and psychosocial interventions within the community and access to inpatient/residential treatment. We are CQC-registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV & health interventions, substitute prescribing, and community detox. We also have a long-standing family/carers support element to the service and meaningful service user involvement opportunities.
The Dual Diagnosis Recovery Practitioner will work from Barnet Recovery Centre and across the local community. The practitioner will be required to work closely with partner agencies. They will develop effective referral pathways between substance misuse and mental health agencies and promote better engagement of service users with holistic support agencies.
The successful candidate must be committed, hardworking and highly motivated, and have experience of working with substance misuse and related health and wellbeing issues.
● Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
● Permanent contract
● 37.5 hours per week
Barnet Recovery Centre has two sites – one in Edgware and one Finchley – and this role will predominantly be based in our Finchley hub. You will also be expected to be able to work across the borough.
Why should you apply?
● The opportunity to work in one of WDP’s flagship services
● To obtain development within a thriving and established WDP service
● A new and rewarding challenge
● Focused caseload
For an informal chat about the role, contact Leigh Rusling, Hub Manager on 07403 741 200 or Leigh.Rusling@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 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:
● 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.