*Normal place of work: In line with current Government guidelines all AFS staff are working from home. Once restrictions are eased the normal place of work is 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW. Travel and occasional overnights may be required.
Who we are
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 develop and deliver a diverse range of resources, learning opportunities and qualifications, currently including: alcohol licensing qualifications; resources and training for nursery staff, teachers and specialist services working with children affected by parental drinking; and training for employers on alcohol issues in the workplace.
Who we are looking for
We are looking an enthusiastic and experienced professional to strengthen our engagement work. You will have a lead role in developing relationships and joint advocacy with stakeholders and communities, so that their insight and experience can help deliver positive change. Working with key stakeholders including Alcohol and Drug Partnerships (ADPs) and licensing practitioners you will help improve policy and practice at both local and national levels.
We are looking for a candidate with:
This role will form a crucial part of AFS’s work to deliver improvements in policy and practice.
Alcohol Focus Scotland is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
What we offer
Our Edinburgh services at Craigmillar and Riccarton aim to offer different experiences and flexibility to individuals with disabilities and complex support needs.
We support individuals with all aspects of daily life. It is an exciting time for us as we develop our new services and we are looking for staff to be part of the team.
This may mean flexibility in terms of location, focus and deployment, including the willingness to work flexible shifts, sleepovers, early and late shifts, evenings and weekends.
About the Role
We are looking for an enthusiastic person. We encourage individuals to find a path for their dreams and aspirations, whether you live with us as a customer or work with us as a team member.
As a Community Living Assistant, you will be a key member of the team, providing:
While experience is great, we are really looking for people with the right values. You should have excellent communication skills and be flexible and empathetic. A driver's license and a car are advantageous so please let us know if you have these.
You will also assist our customers with some physical work; including pushing wheelchairs or helping individuals move around when needed.