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Employment Specialist

Organisation:WDP, Location: West London
Salary: £26,000 – 32,000 per annum

Closing Date: January 27, 2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Contracted hours: 37.5 hour

Assessment Day: Wednesday 6th February 2019

The Service

WDP are rolling out a large IPS employment service contract in West London, where a team of 10 staff will support over 700 job starts with individuals affected by substance misuse. IPS (Individual Placement & Support) is a proven system based around working intensively and exclusively on securing employment.


The Role

We’re looking for Employment Specialists (ES) to join our IPS Team.  Working to monthly targets, you will closely support a group of clients back into work.  You will be dynamic and driven to secure the best outcomes for your caseload.


Our Values

At WDP our values mean a lot to us, they define who we are and what we strive to achieve.  The roles will live and project these values in all areas of practice:


  • Entrepreneurial – you will be driven to facilitate WDP’s expansion and develop innovative ideas to help achieve this
  • In partnership – you will be a team player and liaise effectively with other WDP staff and key stakeholders
  • Strong belief in service users – you will be ambitious for those we help and this will be demonstrated by your focus on successful outcomes
  • Community focused – you will help design services that serve the whole community.


If you are committed to designing safe, effective, high quality, evidence-based services and have the ability to work well in partnership then you are the person we are looking for!


Why Should You Apply?

  • A new challenge
  • Focussed caseload
  • Competitive salary



For an informal chat about the role, contact Rebecca Odedra, Reintegration Programmes Manager on 07918 738 904 or

For  further details, and how to apply, please see the attached Recruitment Pack

Employment Service IPS Pack

Employment Specialist

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