Service User Lead/Group Practitioner - Camden

Permanent
Camden
£28,000 - £33,285per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Do you want to develop groups and service user involvement in Camden? 

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service User Lead/Group Practitioner to the WDP Camden Service.   This role will develop the service user involvement/peer mentoring programme within Camden. In addition, this role will develop and review the groups run for and by service users.

To be successful you will need experience of working within a busy prescribing service and experience of developing groups and service user activities.  You will need to have good communication skills and experience of working in partnership.  A good knowledge of evidence based groups that support the recovery of our service users is also important.

Conditions

  • Salary band: £28,000 - £33,285per annum
  • Permanent
  • 37.5 hours per week

Location

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

Why should you apply?

  • For an  opportunity to develop your skills and abilities within a thriving and established service.
  • Specialist role
  • Competitive salary

Interested?

For an informal chat about the role, contact Rebecca Cavill, Team Leader on 07412 693 220 or Rebecca.Cavill@wdp.org.uk

To apply, please read the job description, complete the application form and submit this to WDP.Recruitment@wdp.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 January 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