Team Leader, Havering

£28,000 - £33,825 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Closing date:Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 00:00
Interview date, week commencing:
Job role:

Are you looking for the opportunity to move into a Team Leader role?

The service

WDP has 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 team 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 support 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 individual who thrives on achieving results to be an important part of the WDP Havering management team.  

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and supervise a team of Recovery Practitioners who provide case management, initial and comprehensive assessment, risk assessment, care planning, safeguarding coordination and case management for any individual coming into the service.  The Team Leader is also responsible for managing assessment and satellite provision, the psychosocial treatment provided at the service, and supporting the wider clinical interventions.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, committed, recovery focused, and use their drive and innovation to ensure a consistent high-quality service, showcasing good practice, high performance and excellence in given areas of expertise.


  • Salary band of £28,000 - £33,825 per annum
  • Permanent contract
  • 37.5 hours per week


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

Why should you apply? 

  • A new challenge
  • Focussed caseload
  • The freedom and flexibility to target a unique service user group


For an informal chat about the role, contact, Nichole Donoher-Phillips, Service Manager on 01708 747614 or  

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 16 June 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:

  • 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.