Service Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,501
  • Camden
  • Closing 12th December 2021

  • Advertised from 18th November 2021
  • Plus London Weighting Allowance of £2,100. Permanent.


Would you like to help improve the health and wellbeing of those with drug and alcohol issues?

The Camden Specialist Drug Service offers specialist substance misuse support to those with complex needs. The service works in close partnership with the lead provider Camden & Islington Mental Health Trust (C&I) to offer a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet the needs of service users. WDP Camden is an established community service that is well performing and highly functioning. We are a friendly team of multidisciplinary professionals consisting of both clinical and psychosocial elements and is CQC registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV, health interventions, and OST.

The service operates Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

About the Role

We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join Camden Specialist drug service. This exciting and rewarding role will provide you with significant scope for growth and innovation within a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.

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 organization.

Working in partnership with Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust, who, as lead provider will have overall clinical responsibility for the service, WDP are subcontracted to deliver recovery-based services across Camden.

WDP are looking for a Service Administrator to take responsibility for the administration of the Camden service.

Reporting to both the WDP Team Manager and NHS Senior Administrator, the post holder will take a lead role in ensuring the this includes the facilities and service administration, reporting any building maintenance issues, data and performance inputting. Undertaking daily administrative activities completing regular health and safety risk assessments in accordance with organisational policy and liaise with management in the service. To ensure compliance against regulatory standards such as the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and organisational policies and procedures.

The role will also oversee the day-to-day management of the Camden office including: reception duties; day-to-day tasks, data administration, staff cover, liaising with suppliers; ensuring teams comply with health & safety standards; maintaining stationery and refreshment supplies, providing cover across two sites as and when required and managing petty cash. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a busy service contributing to the overall success of the Camden service.


The Margarete Centre, 108 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2LS

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.

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

To find out more about WDP, visit WDP – Who we are.

For an informal discussion about the position please contact, Rebecca Cavill, Team Leader on 07412693220 or email

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

The closing date for applications is 12/12/2021

The interviews will take place week commencing 06/01/2022

WDP and Our Values

WDP transforms lives. We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services. WDP advocates for effective policy and funding from H&SC services through parliamentary groups and government consultations. As with our services, our responses are co-produced with individuals, communities, and partner organisations. Everyone who accesses WDP services is treated with respect and dignity. Working together, we make sure people are supported and empowered to make positive life choices.

All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:

  1. Entrepreneurial
  2. In partnership
  3. Strong belief in service users
  4. 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. Any CVs sent with the application will be disregarded.