Emerging Trends and Training Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th January 2022

  • Advertised from 19th November 2021
  • plus 5% employer’s pension contribution. 35 hours per week


Crew is an award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging drug trends. Crew reduces harm from drug use without judgement and improves public health with the input of people who use drugs, 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.
  • To work with organisations including but not limited to Alcohol and Drug Partnerships, councils, Police Scotland, the NHS, the Scottish Prison Service and voluntary agencies to share knowledge and respond to drug trends.
  • To be the knowledge and training lead for the organisation on new drugs, coordinating Crew’s emerging trends government work.
  • To coordinate, design, plan, deliver and evaluate a range of training courses offered by Crew including emerging trends, new psychoactive substances (NPS), psychostimulants, and effective interventions with people who take drugs.
  • To oversee work conducted by associate and sessional trainers for Crew. This includes offering supervision and providing quality assurance for training courses provided by Crew.
  • In conjunction with the CEO and Board, this post will be involved with the development, implementation and performance evaluation of the annual training operational plan, including the development and delivery of income generation training.

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer

Office Base: 32 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1PB (with regular travel across Scotland) and working from home as required by Scottish Government COVID-19 guidance.

Application notes

To apply for this post please complete the accompanying application form and return to applications@crew2000.org.uk by 12.00 Noon Wednesday 5th January 2022.

Please note that this email address will not be monitored until after the closing date – please contact admin@crew2000.org.uk if you have a query.

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

Interviews will take place Friday 14th January 2022.

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