Hidden Harm and Family Worker

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

  • Advertised from 8th June 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week


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 Hidden Harm and Family Worker 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.

As the Hidden Harm and Family Worker you will work across WDP Harrow, the Young People’s Substance Misuse service and Children’s services to ensure that strong partnership links are developed and maintained with the Harrow Local Safeguarding Children and Adults Boards, children and adult mental health services and MARAC, MAPPA and MASH meetings.

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.


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

• 15 months contract (Fixed term contract)

• 37.5 hours per week


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

Application notes


For an informal chat about the role, contact Jaya Karira, Service Manager on 07446 379 533 or jaya.karira@wdp.org.uk.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website: wdp.ciphr-irecruit.com/Applicants/vacancy/298/Hidden-Harm-and-Family-Worker---Harrow

The closing date for applications is 23:59, Sunday 20th June 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:

  • 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 form 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.

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