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Alcohol Focus Scotland, 166 Buchanan Street, G1 2LW
£32,000 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
34.5 hours per week

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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 for an enthusiastic, creative and experienced senior learning and development practitioner to join our dedicated and skilled team. You will develop and deliver high quality training to diverse audiences. You will identify and develop innovative and engaging learning events and resources which make a real difference to people’s practice.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Experience of designing and delivering high quality training, including developing creative resources and tools, to meet the current and emerging needs of stakeholders and to deliver learning outcomes.
  • Experience of developing effective collaborative partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders at a strategic level, to effect changes in policy and practice.
  • Experience of managing budgets and developing pricing structures for learning and development opportunities and in the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation processes to evidence outcomes.

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 Monday 23 August 2021

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th September 2021 via Zoom/Microsoft Teams

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 to deliver training.

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