Training and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,126
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th August 2021

  • Advertised from 27th July 2021
  • Plus 5% employer’s pension contribution. 35 hours per week. Temporary Maternity Cover Post to 31st March 2022.


Crew is an award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging drug trends. We reduce harm from drug use without judgement and improve public health with the input of people who access drug services, working with a wide range of local, national and international partners.

To advance knowledge, skills and understanding within Crew team and the wider workforce and to reduce drug related harm for people who use drugs by providing high quality training and promoting key harm reduction and health promotion messages. Working with organisations including but not limited to councils, Police Scotland, the NHS, the Scottish Prison Service and voluntary agencies to share knowledge and respond to drug trends. You’ll design, plan, pilot, deliver and evaluate training courses including drug trends, psychostimulants and effective interventions with people who use drugs. You will also be responsible for developing and delivering our communications strategy, social media output and digital content.

Application notes

To apply for this post please complete the accompanying application form and return to by 12.00 Noon Friday 6th August 2021.

Please note that this email address will not be monitored until after the closing date – please contact if you have a query.

Please note that no applications received after this time and date will be accepted.

Please note that we regret that we cannot guarantee to contact applicants whose application is not shortlisted.

Crew 2000 (Scotland) is a company limited by guarantee; registered in Scotland, company number SC176635 and a charity also registered in Scotland, SCO 21500. Registered office: 32/32a Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PB