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Education Training and Employment (ETE) Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £23,500 – £27,175
  • Redbridge
  • Closing 28th October 2021


  • Advertised from 21st October 2021
  • Plus £2,100 London Weighting. Fixed Term contract for 6 months. 37.5 hours per week, with some evening clinics.

Role

Are you an educator with specialist knowledge and interest in substance misuse treatment and recovery? This is a new opportunity to provide recovery-focused care in one of WDP’s fully-integrated flagship services.

The Service

Launched in 2018, WDP Redbridge is a fully integrated substance misuse service, providing clinical and psychosocial interventions, operating from a main treatment hub, with additional satellites within the community. 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 Redbridge residents, irrespective of circumstance.

The service works with Young People & Adults and actively promotes Recovery with individuals directly affected by substance misuse issues, those affected by someone else’s substance misuse and the local community, to improve the wider health and wellbeing of society.

Together we offer a wide range of pharmacological, psychosocial, recovery-orientated, health focused and inpatient interventions that support individuals and their families who wish to receive advice, assessment, and treatment for their drug and/ or alcohol related needs.

The Role

Funded by Public Health England for one year, this role supports WDP’s Redbridge’s commitment to building recovery in the community (BRIC) and increase the employment prospects of our service users, and primarily those who have been or are involved in the criminal justice system.

As well as holding a small focused mixed caseload, and reporting to the Recovery Team Leader within the Recovery Hub team, the role will work in partnership with colleagues, volunteers, peer mentors, service users, stakeholders and other local services and mutual aid groups.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving service making positive changes in service users’ lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery-based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.

Location

The role is predominantly based in Ilford, Redbridge at Ilford Chambers, and will work across the borough in a number of settings including colleges, community centres, Job centre plus and other education, training and employment provisions.

Why Should You Apply?

  • An opportunity to join one of WDP’s flagship services and contribute to service development.
  • Be part of a high-performance team that is focused on quality and welcomes innovation.
  • Competitive salary and professional develop opportunities.

Application notes

For an informal chat about the role, contact Tohel Ahmed, Service Manager on 07522235592 or tohel.ahmed@wdp.org.uk.

Internal applicants will also be considered for this opportunity on a 6 month secondment basis.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website: wdp.ciphr-irecruit.com/applicants/vacancy/609/Education-Training-and-Employment-ETE-Practitioner

The closing date for expressions of interest is 28th October 2021 at 23:59 midnight.

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.

Safeguarding

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.

DBS

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.