Westminster Drug Project - Recovery Wellbeing Practitioner - Chester

Westminster Drug Project - Recovery Wellbeing Practitioner - Chester

Location: WDP New Beginnings Cheshire West and Chester- Chester 51 Boughton Chester CH3 5AF

Salary Range: £23,500 - £27,175 depending on experience

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Working Hours: 30 hours per week/Flexible working pattern

Application Deadline: Sunday 19th June 2022


The Service

Cheshire West and Chester is a fully integrated recovery service delivered by WDP. We offer free and confidential support for individuals affected by drug and alcohol problems and their families and carers. We believe with the right support; people can make long-lasting transformations in their lives to improve their health and wellbeing.


The role

We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our New Beginnings service in Cheshire West and Chester, working with a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.

This rewarding and exciting role will be key in ensuring that effective, efficient and appropriate care is planned and managed well for service users and that this care achieves a positive impact to the recovery of the individual. You will deliver harm reduction advice, guidance and education including, needle & syringe exchanges, brief and extended recovery interventions, blood borne virus interventions and overdose prevention advice.

We want to enable service users to access education and employment services, health, wellbeing and recovery support activities and to signpost them to other available service.

To see the generous range of benefits we offer at WDP including 30 days annual leave for all new starters, our health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package and to find out more about WDP visit Who we are | wdp.org.uk

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Jane Murphy, Service Manager via jane.murphy@wdp.org.uk

The interviews will take place week commencing 27 June 2022.

To apply for this role, please click here.

We only accept applications via www.wdp.org.uk/careers using our application form, sorry we don’t accept CVs. For guidance on how to complete the application visit http://www.wdp.org.uk/howtoapply Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may close adverts at any time if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

WDP welcomes enquiries from everyone and we value diversity in our workplace. Our commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. We offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for our jobs, please confirm in the personal statement part of our application form that you are applying under this scheme.

Appointment to all WDP posts are subject to satisfactory completion of our safeguarding checks including DBS and we follow safer recruiting principles.

Please email people@wdp.org.uk if you have any recruitment enquiries or if you require this documentation in an accessible format

Closing Date: 
Monday, 27 June, 2022

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