Safeguarding Families/Safeguarding Adults Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £23,500 – £27,175
  • Harrow
  • Closing 30th January 2022

  • Advertised from 14th January 2022
  • 37.5 hours per week - Fixed Term 15 months


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.

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.


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

WDP is committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff. Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational organisation.

To see the generous range of benefits we offer at WDP – including health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package.

Application notes


For an informal chat about the role, contact Allen Quine, Team Leader on 07973 459001 or

The closing date for applications is Sunday 30th January 2022 at 23:59.

To apply go to:

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:


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 form 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

COVID-19 Vaccinations

In line with The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations (1 & 2) are a condition of employment for relevant people from 1 April 2022. This will be discussed at interview and will form a part of the onboarding process for any offers of employment for relevant roles. If you are unsure if these regulations apply to this role please contact: Allen Quine, Team Leader