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Alcohol Focus Scotland, 166 Buchanan Street, G1 2LW
£28,000 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
34.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

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:

·      The ability to build positive relationships with communities, local groups and organisations.

·      Experience of developing and maintaining strong networks of stakeholders.

·      A commitment to supporting local people and groups to advocate for change.

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

A competitive salary and benefits package that includes a contributory pension plan, generous annual leave entitlement and other benefits.

A central Glasgow location, close to rail and bus stations.

Flexible working can be considered and will be accommodated where possible, including the opportunity to mix home and office working.

A range of formal and informal training and learning opportunities.

The support of an organisation committed to its operational values.

The satisfaction of working with a skilled and dedicated team to make change happen.

How to apply

To apply, please go to to upload your CV showing your qualifications and experience and a separate Supporting Statement, demonstrating how you meet the criteria in the ‘Critical knowledge, experience and skills’ section of the job description.

**PLEASE NOTE you must complete the application process and upload all documents in one session: this system does not allow you to return to edit applications.**

A Right to Work in the UK check is required for this post. 

For more information, visit our website

Please contact if you have any questions.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 22 September 2021

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 19 October 2021 via Zoom/Microsoft Teams

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