Recovery Practitioner, Islington

£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, Islington


Would you like to work as a recovery practitioner in a WDP service, and help service users to achieve sustained recovery?

The service

Islington Better lives is an established, integrated community service delivered across 3 sites in the Borough. The service consists of both clinical and psychosocial elements, and is CQC registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV and health interventions, OST, and community detox, as well as having family and carers and service user involvement provision.


The role

The Recovery Practitioner may be expected work across 3 sites, at times, in the local community, undertaking a wide range of duty and care-coordination functions, working with service users from the first point of contact through to their planned exit from the service following treatment.  

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 (pro rata) per annum

  • Permanent contract

  • 37.5 hours per week



    Islington Betterlives is based across 3 sites: 309 Gray's Inn Road | London | WC1X 8QS    /   99-101 Seven Sisters Road | London | N7 7QP   /  28b King Henry's Walk |London | N1 4PB 


    Why should you apply? 

  • To develop within a thriving and established service

  • A new challenge

  • Focussed caseload

  • The opportunity to work in a developing service.



    For an informal chat about the role, contact Helena Jones, Service Manager on 07308 613502 or


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


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

    Interviews will be held week beginning 8th February 2021


    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

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