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Recovery Practitioner - WDP

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£23,500 - £27,175
Closing date
19 Jun 2022

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Health and Social Care, Health
Job role
Officer, Operative
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Would you like to help improve the health and wellbeing of those with drug and alcohol issues?

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our Integrated Substance Misuse Greenwich service at 821 Woolwich Road.

This exciting and rewarding role will provide you with significant scope for growth and innovation within a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.

The main purpose of this role is to provide excellent quality support/You will assist/This role will cover/involve/focus on/Responsibilities will include:

• 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, treatment providers, service users and the local community

• Managing a mixed caseload of opiate dependent, alcohol dependent and non-dependent service users.


Royal Borough of Greenwich (821 Woolwich Road) providing a service across the whole borough based in Charlton.

Why should you apply?

• To be an integral contributor in our mission to transform the lives of our service users

• To help enact positive change within the community and wider public space

• Be part of a high-performance team that is focused on quality and welcomes innovation.

• To benefit from our competitive salary and benefits packages and professional development opportunities.

To see the generous range of benefits we offer at WDP – including health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks, and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.



Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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