Criminal Justice Team Leader
WDP is committed to providing opportunities for individuals to make positive changes in their lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals. We actively promote recovery and work with individuals, those affected by someone else's substance misuse, and the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of residents.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader to join the Hackney Recovery Service. Hackney Recovery Service (HRS) is an integrated end-to-end treatment and recovery service which offers a wide range of pharmacological, psychosocial and recovery orientated interventions to Hackney residents experiencing issues with drugs and/or alcohol, their families and significant others.
As directed by the Service Manager, the Criminal Justice Team Leader will be an important part of the management team. They will lead a team and be responsible for managing assessment and satellite provision across the ISMS, psychosocial treatment across ISMS and support the wider clinical interventions. They will supervise a team of Recovery Practitioners who will provide case management, initial and comprehensive assessment, risk assessment, care planning, safeguarding coordination and case management for any individual coming into the ISMS.
The successful candidate will also have a good range of administrative skills and have competent IT skills. The post requires an organised individual with excellent communication skills who is able to multi-task and prioritise whilst managing a busy office environment. The individual should be patient, display good people skills and exemplify the WDP values.
Closing date: 23.59, Sunday 22 nd October 2017
To apply, please go to the Current Vacancies section of our website where you can download an application form and also view our full range of current opportunities. Application forms should be completed and emailed to: Alternatively, they can be posted to Human Resources Department, WDP, 18 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BL.
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.