Job Vacancy: Family Support Manager

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We are inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of:

Family Support Manager (Full time – 5 days per week)

  • Contract Duration: 12 Months Initially
  • Location: Flexible working with post located in either or Sligo or Letterkenny office.
  • Salary: To be agreed based on qualifications & experience
  • Closing Date for Applications: Friday 1st September 2023 at 5pm (Short listing will apply.)

About Us:

Alcohol Forum Ireland is an independent national charity dedicated to preventing and reducing alcohol related harms in communities across the island of Ireland. This growing organization provides a range of supports & services to individuals, families and communicates while working at the wider level to change Ireland’s problematic relationship with alcohol.   Alcohol Forum Ireland believes real change will only happen by working with communities to address the causes of alcohol harm in Ireland.  Our approach is shaped by evidence and is informed by the expressed needs of the people and communities we work with across Ireland.  Our work provides the support, resources and expertise needed to reduce and prevent the harmful effects of alcohol on individuals, families and communities.  For more information on our work, visit

The Role 

The key aim of the service is to support and provide Evidence Based Interventions to Children, Young People, Individuals and Families in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim who are negatively impacted by a loved one’s substance use.

The Family Support Manager will lead, manage, develop, and be involved in the delivery of evidence-based interventions supporting families impacted by the harms of AOD across Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim. The role will involve both management of the team and direct work on the delivery of a number of family programmes. The post holder will work in partnership with funders, other partners and stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of the overall aims of Alcohol Forum Ireland.

This post has been developed in line with the National Drug Strategy, Reducing Harm Supporting Recovery Goal Two, Action 2.1.16 and 2.1.17.


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