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Navigator Practitioner - WDP

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£23500 - £27175
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Health and Social Care, Health, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker, Support Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Are you a recovery practitioner looking for a new challenge in developing pathways and processes for service users within Greenwich?

The Service

Launched in 2020, WDP Greenwich is a fully-integrated substance misuse service, providing clinical and psychosocial interventions, operating from a main treatment hub in Woolwich. The team actively promotes recovery and works with individuals that are directly and indirectly affected by substance misuse, working with the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of Greenwich residents, irrespective of circumstance.  

WDP Greenwich Navigation team will aim to improve service integration across LB Greenwich.  The navigation team will engage and connect with partners across the borough to create sustainable pathways.   They will ensure wrap around support for complex service users including those in the Criminal Justice system.

The Role

The Navigators will lead on one specific area within this new initiative funded by PHE. We are looking to recruit 5 Navigators who will work with partner agencies to establish and develop pathways.  You will also hold a caseload of service users.  We are looking for people who have experience in working in one of the following areas:-

children’s services; local prisons, court and probation;  community safety and housing; primary care.

We are seeking committed, organised and highly-motivated candidates, with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the challenges affecting people with substance misuse and related health and wellbeing issues in the London Borough of Greenwich.


The role is based at the WDP Greenwich, but at times may involve travel to external meetings and satellites within the borough, and to other WDP locations as needed.

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 |

For an informal chat about these roles, contact Wayne Butcher, Service Manager on 07977213355 or  

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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