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Safeguarding Families/Safeguarding Adults Recovery Practitioner

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

  • Advertised from 6th October 2021


Job Summary

Safeguarding Families/Safeguarding Adults Recovery Practitioner, Harrow

Would you like to join a dynamic and flexible team which supports service users to improve their health and wellbeing?

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Safeguarding Families/Safeguarding Adults Recovery Practitioner to join WDP Harrow.

The Safeguarding Families/Safeguarding Adults Recovery Practitioner will be responsible in proving support to the Adult Social Care team to identify service users with problematic drug and/or alcohol and increase referrals from Adult Social Care to the Substance Misuse Service. In addition, they will undertake joint home visits to engage vulnerable adults, specifically those on the threshold or those engaged in the Criminal Justice System, including those with a Learning Disability and Mental Health need. They will support the current Dual Diagnosis work in the Mental Health acute, community sites and support the development of Mental Health pathways from prison custody to community.

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 £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • Up to 12 months
  • 37.5 hours per week


The successful candidate will predominantly be working within WDP Harrow.

Why Should You Apply?

  • An opportunity to join one of WDP’s flagship services and contribute to service development.
  • Competitive salary and professional development opportunity
  • Specialist role

Application notes


For an informal chat about the role, contactJaya Karira,Service Manager on 07446379533or

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.