Recovery Practitioner,Romford, Havering

Romford - Essex
£24,627 to £29,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Would you like to make a difference working with service users with problematic substance use?

The service

WDP have been providing drug and alcohol services in the London Borough of Havering since 2015.  We actively promote recovery and work with individuals, those affected by someone else’s substance misuse, and the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of residents. 

Our specialist teams include substance misuse workers, doctors, nurses as well as volunteers and peer mentors. Together we offer a wide range of pharmacological, psychosocial and recovery orientated interventions that supports individuals and their families who wish to receive advice, assessment and treatment for their drug and/or alcohol problems.

We are now seeking to recruit a dynamic and passionate Recovery Practitioner to contribute to the ongoing success of the service in this vibrant Borough.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a busy service making positive changes in service users’ lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery-based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.  

We are seeking committed, hardworking and highly-motivated candidates, with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the challenges affecting people 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


WDP Havering works across the borough and within two sites in Romford. You will be expected to be able to work across the borough if required.

Why should you apply? 

  • A new and rewarding challenge
  • Focussed caseload
  • Competitive salary


For an informal chat about the role, contact, Vanessa Duke, Operations Manager on 07522 235 589 or

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 2 February 2020 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