WDP IPS Into Work Programme

Are you:

  • Accessing support from a drug and alcohol service?
  • Living in Islington and/or registered with an GP?
  • Over 18?

If so, we can help you on your journey into paid and sustainable employment through our free and confidential support service - IPS Into Work. Our IPS Into Work service has a dedicated team that can help you build your skills through training and work experience.

We can help with:

  • Advice and guidance
  • Finding paid work
  • Help if you are at risk of losing your job
  • Training, qualifications or volunteering

What we can offer you:

  • 1-2-1 support that is designed for you
  • Regular appointments with an allocated specialist in our team
  • Help to find the type of volunteering, training and/or paid work that you are interested in
  • Benefits advice and support
  • Guidance around sharing personal information with employers
  • Help around any adjustments you might need in your new workplace
  • Access to clothing and equipment for interviews
  • Budgeting advice
  • In-work support once you have started your new role
  • We can also help and support you to maintain/retain paid employment through difficult period

What we offer employers who want to get involved

  • Tailored in-work support for up to four months from when the candidate starts the position
  • A wrap-around holistic package for the candidate to address their needs
  • Bespoke education and awareness sessions for their workforce, to support their business needs
  • A dedicated single point of contact (Employment Specialist) for each placement.

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about IPS Islington or have any questions, you can contact us via phone or email.

Tel: 0300 303 3169

Email: IPS.Islington@wdp.org.uk 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Bareesan (Baz) Potharatnam
Contact Position
IPS Into Team Leader (Islington)
0300 303 3169 0300 303 3169
IPS Into Work Islington Website
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Time / date details

Opening times/date
Monday - Friday: 9am to 5pm with occasional evening work
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Can I refer myself?
Referral required
Referral Details

How to access our service

If you are interested in self-referring into the service or signposting someone into the service, please email IPS.Islington@wdp.org.uk or call 0300 303 3169 for further details. 

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