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Recovery Practitioner x4

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

  • Advertised from 7th October 2021
  • Permanent contract. 37.5 hours per week, with some evening clinics


Are you a recovery practitioner with specialist knowledge and interest in substance misuse treatment and criminal justice? This is a new opportunity in one of WDP’s fully-integrated flagship services.

Recovery Practitioner x4, Redbridge – Opiate and Non-Opiate Team.

The Service

WDP Redbridge is a fully integrated drug and alcohol treatment and recovery service for the London Borough of Redbridge. Our specialist team includes 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 for individuals and their families who wish to receive support and treatment for their drug and/or alcohol related problems.

We are seeking to recruit a passionate and dynamic Recovery Practitioner to join our opiate and non-opiate team and contribute to our ongoing success in this diverse and vibrant borough.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join WDP Redbridge as we implement a reshaped service provision to provide the best possible care to service users. You will bring a wealth of experience and a can-do attitude as a recovery practitioner to a busy service.

Experience of working within substance misuse is essential. This role will require the post holder to assess the needs of service users, deliver effective interventions the managed caseload, complete detailed timely reports, and work closely with our clinical team and partner agencies.

Why Should You Apply?

  • A new challenge
  • Focussed caseload
  • Competitive salary

Application notes

For an informal chat about the role, contact Tohel Ahmed, Service Manager on 07522235592 or

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

Closing date is midnight on Sunday 31st October 2021.

Interviews are likely to take place via Zoom and will include a presentation component.

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.

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