Sandwell Council is seeking to recruit to the role of an Alcohol Project Manager to contribute to improved outcomes for residents in Sandwell. The post holder will play a key role in preventing and reducing harm from alcohol within Sandwell.
The post-holder must be qualified to degree level or have equivalent relevant experience. A first degree in life or social sciences, statistics or similar.
Enrolled for and working towards practitioner registration with UK Public Health Register.
Hosted within the Addictive Behaviours Team within Sandwell’s Public Health department, the role will include project management of an all-age approach to prevent and address harms from alcohol. This post will ensure delivery of the Sandwell Drug and Alcohol Strategy commitments regarding alcohol outcomes, including management of locally commissioned alcohol support service provision, as well as a partnership approach across primary and secondary healthcare settings. The post will also develop and manage a response towards reducing the availability and accessibility of alcohol.
The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining and developing partnership relationships with key stakeholders across the system.
In this role you will work collaboratively to ensure the Council plays a key leadership role in shaping provision and developing and implementing work towards delivery of relevant national and local priorities to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Sandwell residents
You will have sound knowledge of alcohol policy and guidelines, and an understanding of health and the wider system and how it can provide effective prevention and support to those at risk or already affected.
You will be willing to work on your own initiative and flexibly whilst working with relevant leads and stakeholders on behalf of Council and the wider partnership system.
37 hours per week
The council operates hybrid working. This involves working from an agreed workplace location in the borough for at least two days a week.
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