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Safeguarding Families & Adults Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £24,627 – £29,000
  • Harrow
  • Closing 31st October 2021

  • Advertised from 6th October 2021


Job Summary

Safeguarding Families & Adults Practitioner, Harrow – New job opportunity

Would you like to work closely with a caseload to support service users into substance misuse treatment and their families?

The Service

WDP Harrow is an established community Integrated service that is well performing and highly functioning. The service consists of both clinical and psychosocial and is CQC registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV & health interventions, OST, and community detox, as well as robust family and carers and service user involvement provision.

The Role

As the Safeguarding Families/Safeguarding Adults Recovery Practitioner, you will support parents/carers, children and young people from the Eastern European community, with a specific focus on the Romanian community who are involved in problematic drug and/or alcohol misuse to minimise the impact of this substance misuse on their children. This exciting new role will offer the successful candidate the chance to make a lasting difference to the lives of our service users.

The successful candidate must be committed, hardworking and highly motivated, and have experience of working with substance misuse and related health and well-being issues.


  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • 15 months contract (Fixed term contract)
  • 37.5 hours per week


WDP Harrow, Young People’s Substance Misuse Service (Compass) and Harrow Children’s Services

Why Should You Apply?

  • The opportunity to work in one of WDPs flagship services.
  • You want to positively impact individuals and the wider community
  • Exciting and innovative field
  • Focused caseload

Application notes


For an informal chat about the role, contactJaya Karira,Service Manager on 07446 379 533 or

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website:

The closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 31st October 2021

Interview date is TBC

Interviews are likely to take place via Teams, to support social distancing

(You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received a sufficient number of applications)

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

Diversity and Equality

  • WDP are a committed equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from disabled candidates, and those from minority ethnic backgrounds.


  • WDP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


  • All posts are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to the confirmation of any job offer.

Note: Please use your personal statement to highlight any relevant experience directly linked to the role you have applied for.