Alcohol Focus Scotland
Alcohol Focus Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC009538

Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) is Scotland’s national alcohol charity, committed to preventing and reducing harm to individuals, families, communities and Scotland as a whole.

Current vacancies

Policy and Development Co-ordinator (Alcohol & Drug Partnerships)

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Normal place of work: 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 21st January 2019

Passionate about using evidence to effect change in policy and practice? Committed to working in partnership? Alcohol Focus Scotland is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our dedicated team.

As Scotland’s national alcohol charity, Alcohol Focus Scotland works to prevent and reduce alcohol harm. We are seeking a highly skilled policy professional to develop our work supporting local Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs) in implementing evidence-based approaches to reducing alcohol harm. Your experience in influencing and networking will be used to develop our partnerships at a local level. You will analyse and communicate policy, share information, and develop practical tools and resources to support ADPs to improve the lives of people in their area.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop and shape the local implementation of national policy. If you share our commitment to putting evidence-based policy into practice, we’d love to hear from you.

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Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) is Scotland’s national alcohol charity, committed to preventing and reducing harm to individuals, families, communities and Scotland as a whole.

We are seeking a highly skilled policy professional to join our passionate team on a one-year contract to develop and manage our work promoting every child’s right to an ‘alcohol free childhood’. You will have a varied and challenging role, developing our evidence base and policy advocacy work in relation to alcohol marketing, as well as reducing the impact on children and young people of drinking by parents or carers. Your experience of working with diverse partners and people, and of developing practical policy options, will enable you to achieve impact, improving the lives of children and young people.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to develop and shape the future activity of this programme and ensure that AFS continues to be at the forefront of influencing alcohol policy in Scotland.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Senior Coordinator (Learning & Development)

  • Full time
  • £32,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st September 2018

Passionate about developing and delivering high quality training to diverse audiences? Committed to developing innovative and engaging learning events which make a real difference to people’s practice? Alcohol Focus Scotland is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and experienced senior learning and development practitioner to join our dedicated and skilled team.

As Scotland’s national alcohol charity, Alcohol Focus Scotland seeks to prevent and reduce alcohol harm. In support of this aim we develop and deliver a diverse range of resources, learning opportunities and qualifications. These include: training those involved in alcohol licensing; developing resources and providing training to nursery staff and teachers working with children affected by parental drinking; and training managers to identify and support staff with alcohol issues. In every case we seek to improve our learners’ knowledge, skills and confidence. We are looking for someone not only to support our existing training programmes but also to identify and develop new learning opportunities and resources to further our objectives.

If you share our commitment to quality learning and development, and you are CIPD qualified (or equivalent), we’d love to hear from you.

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This vacancy has now closed

Learning & Business Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,000
  • Normal place of work: 166 Buchanan St, Glasgow, G1 2LW.
  • Closing 21st September 2018

Looking to enhance your experience of operating at a strategic level? Excited by the opportunity to shape innovative and diverse learning and development courses that make a real difference? We are looking for a motivated leader to join our dedicated and skilled team. The post is available on a six month basis initially, with the possibility of extension.

As Scotland’s national alcohol charity, Alcohol Focus Scotland seeks to prevent and reduce alcohol harm. In support of this aim we develop and deliver a diverse range of resources, learning opportunities and qualifications. These include: training those involved in alcohol licensing; developing resources and providing training to nursery staff and teachers and specialist services working with children affected by parental drinking; and training managers to identify and support staff with alcohol issues. We are looking for someone who has experience of leading learning and business development and of developing strategic relationships which enable the needs of AFS and our stakeholders to be met and which deliver improvements in policy and practice.

If you share our commitment to quality learning and development, and you are CIPD qualified (or equivalent), we’d love to hear from you.

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