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Recovery Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £24,627 – £29,000
  • Camden
  • Closing 25th July 2021

  • Advertised from 13th July 2021


Job Summary

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

The Service

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. The service consists of both clinical and psychosocial elements and is CQC registered to provide a range of clinical interventions including BBV, health interventions, and OST.

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, caring, committed, and highly motivated individual who is committed to supporting the drug substance misuse community and their associated needs by:

· 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

· Managing a case load of clients

· Working in partnership with the clinical and aftercare services, primary care services, criminal justice agencies, outreach services, other treatment providers in Camden, service users and the local community

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


Salary band of £24,627 - £29,000 per annum

Permanent contract

37.5 hours per week


Margarete Centre, 108 Hampstead Rd, London NW1 2LS

Why should you apply?

To develop within a thriving and established service

A new challenge

Focussed caseload

The opportunity to work in a developing service.


For an informal chat about the role, contact Rebecca Cavill, Team Leader Tel: 02033176000 or email

Application notes

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

The closing date for applications is Sunday 25th July 2021 at 00:00 midnight.

Interviews will be held week beginning 2nd August 2021

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 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.