Full Job Description
Purpose of Role:
The Alcohol Education Trust is a charity with 13 years’ experience of providing alcohol education and awareness in different ways, to young people age 11–25, and their parents/carers, and to provide engaging and evidence-based resources for teachers, community leaders and for those working with young people. We work across England and Scotland with schools, local authorities, youth groups, foster agencies, police, housing associations, pupil referral units, special schools and parents/carers to provide holistic support to young people of all abilities, bringing people together across different communities and settings.
The Schools and Alternative Settings Manager will help fulfil the Alcohol Education Trust’s new remit to support young adults age 16 – 25 at higher risk of alcohol and cannabis related harm.
· Support teachers, youth professionals, partner charity staff and those working with young people on a day-to-day basis with training, resources, email and phone support. Host implementation and guidance workshops for the above on how to use the Talk About Alcohol (TAA) alcohol, SEN and 16+ alcohol and cannabis programmes both remotely and face-to-face. With a target of 36 workshops per annum and an additional goal of a further 50 remote introduction and familiarisation sessions.
· To contact, research, meet and network with schools, youth organisations, local authorities, SEN, PRU’s and relevant networks and groups in Greater London and the South East, with a particular focus on areas where alcohol related harms are highest as well as areas of high deprivation.
· Extend the remit to vulnerable young adults in settings such as Foyers, housing association accommodation, YMCA’s and further education as the programme expands.
· Host parent talks on ‘Talking to Kids about Alcohol’.
· Provide a monthly report of all activities to the charity and its trustees on sessions planned, delivered, contacts made, parents recruited for newsletter, resources given etc.
· Display a full understanding and compliance with data privacy, safeguarding and GDPR in all instances.
· Pilot new materials, adapt the programme, monitor web development, use and dissemination and respond to client needs and changes as required.
· Liaise with the CEO and Trustees’ and other AET staff as required. Attend remote monthly management meetings and briefings.
The position is home based, but you must be willing to travel throughout London & the South East.
You are expected to:
– Be confident using IT packages including Microsoft TEAMS, Zoom, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
– Be confident in making presentations to professionals and running interactive workshops on alcohol and cannabis
– Be sales focussed in researching and following up leads and contacts (although all resources/programme are free, you need to be assertive and proactive)
– Be consistent and thorough in your reporting each month
– Have excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner
– Have a background of teaching/health promotion or working with vulnerable young people and or local authorities
– Have good knowledge around alcohol and cannabis although full training will be given
– To work in accordance with the organisation’s policies and procedures.
Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 18 per week
Salary: £16.48-£17.50 per hour
- Driving Licence (preferred)
Work Location: Remote
Application deadline: 28/10/2022