This vacancy has now closed

Administration officer, Community Alcohol Related Damage Service

  • Part time
  • £17,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th August 2019

  • Advertised from 25th July 2019
  • 21 hours per week. Flexible working. Funded for three years


We are looking for a naturally organized individual to support the volunteer manager in overseeing the provision of good quality support, advice and information to all our service users and volunteers.

We have a team of 4 staff and 50 volunteers. The right person will be fully confident with excel and at the same time be confident enough to communicate the needs of the service to all our key stakeholders.


CARDS (Community Alcohol Related Damage Service) matches volunteers with individuals who have problematic, long term history of alcohol use in the local community and are currently receiving little or no support in terms of their mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.


· Be responsible for the overall organization of the services data and communications.

· To effectively support with the co-ordination of the volunteers to achieve the aims and meet the key performance indicators of the service.

· To develop and sustain links with individuals, groups, agencies and be involved with the publicity and promotion of the project.

· To work in a sensitive, flexible and non-judgmental way and be able and willing to receive and deliver feedback within an equal opportunities’ framework.

Application notes

If you are interested in the post, please complete the application form and return it to Office Manager – or by post to Office Manager, 89-95 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9PU.

For an informal discussion about the post, you can contact

Closing Date: 16th August 2019

Interviews will be held: Week beginning 26th August 2019

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted.

The successful candidates will be subject to a PVG and reference check.