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Current jobs available if you would like to work for GamCare:

  • Gambling Treatment Practitioner Central Belt (Edinburgh)
  • Frontline Services Day Adviser x2 posts
  • Gambling Treatment Practitioner

Full-time at 35 hours
Office based, Central Belt (Edinburgh), travelling required, UK

Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 Dependent on experience
Permanent                                                           

GamCare is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling-related harms.

GamCare is now looking to recruit a Gambling Treatment Practitioner to work within our new problem gambling treatment service in Edinburgh. The post holder will be required to work in partnership with GamCare’s partner agency RCA Trust, who are proving gambling treatment in other areas of Scotland.

You will be working with problem gamblers and others affected by problem gambling to support them in reaching their recovery goals.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Providing face to face and telephone advice, assessment, brief or structured interventions and group programmes to help clients achieve their recovery goals;
  • Providing case management and working within an integrated care pathway;
  • Ensuring safeguarding issues are managed effectively.
  • Work in partnership with local services

You should have significant experience in individual client work in the field of addictions, mental health or a social care setting with adults or young people. You should be flexible in using a range of low and high-intensity interventions and modalities including Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) tools.

You will form part of an enthusiastic clinical treatment team working from several locations across Scotland, London, Home Counties and Lincoln as well as online. You should be versatile and adaptable and committed to on-going development.

We are looking for individuals to work full time which include weekend and evenings.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

To apply, please complete the following application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey and send to [email protected] 

If you would like acknowledgement that your application has been received, please ensure the application is attached and put the following subject in your email:

Job application: <NAME OF VACANCY>

Please note that if the subject is not correct, you may not receive a confirmation.

For further information, please contact Lisa Patton, Team Leader, at [email protected]

Please note we do not accept CVs.

GamCare is committed to processing your personal data fairly, lawfully and transparently in line with GDPR. For further information on GamCare’s recruitment privacy notice please refer to our website.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Interviews will be held via video conference (Zoom).

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Survey



Frontline Servies Day Advisers x2 posts

Full-time at 35 hours
Home based

Salary: £21,000 – £25,000 Dependent on experience
Permanent

GamCare is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling-related harms.

GamCare operate the National Gambling HelpLine to provide information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling as well as providing free treatment across England, Scotland and Wales.

GamCare is now looking to recruit two Frontline Services Day Advisers on a full-time basis to work across our support services.

Advisers Key Responsibilities include:

  • Providing empathic advice and support to callers via our Freephone HelpLine and web chat NetLine;
  • Identifying appropriate clinical and non-clinical support including referral and signposting to other services;
  • Undertaking Brief and Extended Brief Interventions;
  • Ensuring safeguarding issues are managed effectively;
  • Maintaining caller and call records on our database;
  • Moderating our online Forum and Chatrooms.

We operate the National Gambling HelpLine 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are looking for people to work flexibly across several shifts, including weekend and evening work on a regular basis between 8am and midnight.

You should have previous experience in working in a helpline or clinical/addiction setting. You should have excellent ICT skills. Training, supervision and a full CPD-programme is offered to staff.

The role is home-based; however, you will occasionally be required to attend training and update sessions in our offices in London. You will need to ensure that you have a confidential space within your home to work from, a home working risk assessment will be carried out by your line manager.

You will form part of an enthusiastic team working and committed to supporting those affected by problem gambling across Great Britain.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

To apply, please complete the following application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey and send to [email protected]

If you would like acknowledgement that your application has been received, please ensure the application is attached and put the following subject in your email:

Job application: <name of vacancy>

Please note that if the subject is not correct, you may not receive a confirmation.

To discuss the role further please email Fiona Macleod Senior Service Manager at [email protected] Application forms forwarded to this email will not be accepted.

Previous applicants need not apply. Please note we do not accept CVs

GamCare is committed to processing your personal data fairly, lawfully and transparently in line with GDPR. For further information on GamCare’s recruitment privacy notice please refer to our website.

Closing date for applications is Monday 15 February 2021.

Interviews will be held via video conference

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Survey

 


Gambling Treatment Practitioner

Full-time at 35 hours
Office based, London, UK (temporary home working due to Covid-19)

Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 Dependent on experience
Permanent

GamCare is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling-related harms. Our expert services are confidential and non-judgemental.

GamCare is now looking to recruit a Gambling Treatment Practitioner to work within our busy problem gambling treatment service in London.

You will be working with problem gamblers and others affected by problem gambling to support them in reaching their recovery goals.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Providing face to face and online advice, assessment, brief or structured interventions and group programmes to help clients achieve their recovery goals;
  • Providing case management and working within an integrated care pathway;
  • Ensuring safeguarding issues are managed effectively.

You should have significant experience in individual client work in the field of addictions, mental health or a social care setting with adults or young people. You should be flexible in using a range of low and high-intensity interventions and modalities including Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) tools.

You will form part of our enthusiastic clinical treatment teams working from several locations across the Home Counties and as well as Online. You should be versatile and adaptable and committed to on-going development.

We are looking for individuals to work full time which include weekend and evenings.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

To apply, please complete the following application form and send to [email protected]

If you would like acknowledgement that your application has been received, please ensure the application is attached and put the following subject in your email:

Job application: <name of vacancy>

Please note that if the subject is not correct, you may not receive a confirmation.

To discuss the role further please email Fern Hensley, Senior Services Manager, at [email protected] Application forms forwarded to this email will not be accepted.

Previous applicants need not apply. Please note we do not accept CVs

GamCare is committed to processing your personal data fairly, lawfully and transparently in line with GDPR. For further information on GamCare’s recruitment privacy notice please refer to our website.

Closing date for applications is Friday 19 February 2021 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held via video conference on Thursday 4 March 2021

JD Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Survey

 


GamCare Employee Benefits

  • Generous Annual Leave package
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Working
  • 6% pension contribution
  • Tax-free childcare
  • Season ticket loans
  • Training loans
  • Contribution towards eye tests, and glasses if needed for DSE

 


Diversity in our workforce

GamCare is inclusive. We believe that a diverse workforce encourages innovation, creativity and positive challenge. We also think that our workforce should reflect the communities that we serve. We welcome applications from people from all walks of life and backgrounds and particularly those with lived experience. Some of our roles (for both volunteers and staff) require a DBS check because our work sometimes involves vulnerable people and we take their safety very seriously, but having a criminal record should not stop you from applying. If you have a criminal record, please talk to us about it as we just need to know from you a few details in advance so that we can manage the process well.

Read our first Gender Pay Gap Report (2019/20) here

GamCare is a Disability Confident Employer



GamCare Recruitment Privacy Notice

The Charity is committed to process your personal data, fairly, lawfully and transparently. We will only use your data for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes in line with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. We will not hold your details any longer than legally required.

What information do we hold about you?

We require following details about you in order to assess your suitability for the role and to manage the recruitment process.

  • Your name
  • Your contact details
  • Your Education and work history
  • Any other work-related information you provide, for example, education or training certificate
  • Your Referee details
  • Your rights to work in UK

How do we use the information?

We use the information you have provided in the application form to assess you for the suitability for the role. We will only collect your references, your education and training certificates, verification document for your right to work in UK and DBS related supporting documents only if you have been offered the position.

How we hold the information and who do we share your information with?

We hold your information within GamCare, electronically including emails and hard copies to manage the recruitment process. Your data will be shared with only those within the organisation who are responsible for processing your data and those personnel involved in the short-listing and interviewing process. We will not be holding your data no longer than legally required and in accordance with our record management policy. Your data will not be shared outside EEA as our recruitment process is managed internally

Your rights

You currently have the right at any time to ask for a copy of the information about you by writing to [email protected]

Retention of your data

Your data will be retained for no longer than is necessary and in accordance with our Record Management policy.

Concerns

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to Information Commissioners Office at https:\\ico.org.uk\concerns.

Contact

Please address any questions, comments and requests regarding our data processing practices to [email protected].

Changes to the Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be changed by us at any time and will be posted on our website.

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