Recovery Practitioner (Alcohol & Non-opiates)

  • Full time
  • £24,627 – £29,000
  • Brent
  • Closing 20th June 2021

  • Advertised from 9th June 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week


Would you like to deliver health related interventions to promote and improve the health and well-being of those with substance misuse?

The service

New Beginnings Brent Recovery and Wellbeing service is a WDP led integrated drug and alcohol service, in partnership with CNWL. The service has been supporting residents in Brent since April 2018 and offers a broad range of recovery orientated, high quality services to meet their needs

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.

The role

The post holder will be a dynamic, driven individual who is committed to supporting the local non-opiate and alcohol substance misuse community and their associated needs by:

Making every contact count through motivational interviewing, ITEP mapping, harm reduction, relapse prevention, brief advice and intervention

Promoting recovery in their daily practice in both group and one-to-one settings

Completing comprehensive assessments, risk assessment, risk management and Recovery Care Plans with service users to ensure personalised and recovery-focused treatment journeys

Working in partnership with our clinical and aftercare services, primary care services, Criminal Justice agencies, Outreach services, Young Peoples’ services, treatment providers, service users and the local community


  • Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum
  • Permanent contract
  • 37.5 hours per week


Primarily based at the New Beginnings’ Cobbold Road Hub, however there is an expectation to work across sites should there be a need to.

Why should you apply?

  • A new challenge working with those with alcohol misuse
  • Specialist role
  • Competitive salary

Application notes


To arrange an informal chat about the role, contact, Nichole Donoher-Phillips, Service Manager on

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 20th June 2021 at 00:00 midnight.

The interviews will take place week commencing 28th of June 2021.

Interviews are likely to take place via Teams, to support social distancing

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

WDP is a recovery focused organisation. Our staff and volunteers are committed to helping our service users to improve their health and wellbeing, and to become free from dependency.

WDP is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

WDP aims to be an equal opportunities employer.