Recovery & Well-being Practitioner, Cheshire West and Chester
Would you like to make a difference working with service users with problematic substance use?
WDP has been providing drug and alcohol services in Cheshire West and Chester since 1 April 2019. 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.
Experience of working within substance misuse or a related Health and Social Care setting is essential. The successful candidate must be committed, resourceful and highly motivated to engage service users within treatment services and promote recovery through their daily practice. This role will require the post holder to assess the needs of service users, deliver effective interventions, complete detailed reports, and work closely with our clinical team and partner agencies.
An emphatic and non-judgmental approach is imperative, as this role involves working with a wide range of challenging issues and behaviours, and many difficult to engage clients. Good time management and team working skills are essential in this fast-paced service.
- Salary band of £20,500 - £26,500 per annum
- 37.5 hours per week
WDP Cheshire West and Chester works across Chester, Ellesmere Port and Northwich. The successful candidate will be based in Chester. There will however be an expectation to assist with any of our hubs across Cheshire West and Chester depending on the needs of the service.
Why should you apply?
- A new challenge in a new and innovative service
- Opportunity to develop group work skills
- Enhance recovery opportunities
For an informal chat about the role, contact Jane Murphy -Service Manager Contact 07367 287 400 or email Jane.Murphy@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 Sunday 9th August 2020 at 00:00 midnight
The interviews will take place Week Commencing 17 August 2020
Interviews are likely to take place via Team, 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:
- 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