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Senior Training and Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £35,150 – £38,379
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th November 2021

  • Advertised from 11th November 2021
  • This position is full-time (based on 35 hours per week)


Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is Scotland’s national resource of expertise on drugs and related issues. We seek to lead and represent the drugs field in Scotland in order to improve Scotland’s response to problem drug use. SDF works with policy makers, service planners and commissioners, service managers and staff as well as people who use or have used services to ensure service quality and evidence-based policy and practice.

We are pleased to be recruiting for this exciting position of Senior Training & Development Officer. This is an opportunity to work as part of a busy and dynamic team that plays a crucial role within a national third sector organisation.

The post holder will work alongside our existing trainers and the work will aim to contribute to measurable improvements in the quality of services for people affected by problem drug and alcohol use. The post holder will design, deliver, and facilitate training and workforce development packages to meet the needs of staff and services across Scotland.

Benefits of working at SDF:

As an SDF employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, a range of learning and development opportunities, competitive pension contribution, enhanced sick pay and an employee support and counselling service. SDF encourage a healthy work life balance and offer a flexible working scheme.

Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We are mainly working from home, but it is envisaged this post will have in person work and will require regular travel throughout Scotland and an ability to attend work in our head office based in Glasgow as required. Candidates should be willing and able to work effectively from home during the pandemic.

Application notes

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CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

Closing: Monday 29 November 5pm

Interviews: 14 December 2021

Registered Scottish Charity No. SC008075