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Women’s Programme Team Leader (London)

Fixed term contract until March 2021
Full time
£28,000 – £33,000

GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.

There is a perception that problem gambling is only a ‘male issue’. This is not true – ‘gambling related harm’ affects women too, and the impact can be particularly severe for some of the most vulnerable women in our society. Despite this, women do not come forward for treatment and there are few organisations that specialise in supporting women that have robust pathways into gambling related treatment.

GamCare has received funding from the Tampon Tax Fund specifically to help change this and is setting up the UK’s first ever programme designed specifically to address the issue of women and gambling. We will build a nationwide network of local public sector and third sector organisations that work with women and enhance their knowledge about gambling related harm and where help is available and give them skills to support their service users impacted by gambling related harm.

The Programme will be delivered by a team of 11 Outreach Officers based in throughout all regions of England, Scotland and Wales. Are you the person to be able to lead, motivate and inspire this team?

The Team Leader role will be critical to the success of this national flagship programme, making sure that all remote-working Outreach Officers feel well supported, and ensuring that all learning is spread across everyone who works with vulnerable women and girls, and fed back into the national picture.

You will be responsible for ensuring cohesion, consistency and collaboration across the different workstreams and will support the team by developing and coordinating service user engagement structures, training systems and learning resources.  You will lead on data and evaluation processes for the Programme, being responsible for making sure that local work is effective and delivering against its targets and objectives.

Passion, enthusiasm and commitment for the work will help to you to make sure that this important issue is given the attention it deserves.  Working closely with the Programme Manager, you will also need to champion this important work internally and externally.

The successful candidate will need to be able to be an effective and supportive line manager, have good attention to detail and enjoy taking responsibility for processes.

If you are committed to seeing better support for vulnerable women and girls and think you would love to be a part of an innovative and dynamic initiative, then we would love to hear from you!

You can read more about the programme here.

For further information on the role please contact: Jenny Brace, Head of Programmes, at [email protected]
Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd July at 9am. Interviews are expected to take place in London on 31st July 2019.

Please note we do not accept CVs – you will need to submit a full application form to be considered for selection. 

Please submit your application 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


GamCare Employee Benefits

  • 33 days Annual Leave each year (including Bank Holidays, pro rata for part time employees)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Working
  • 6% pension contribution
  • Tax-free Childcare
  • Season ticket loans
  • Training loans

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.

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.


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:\\\concerns.


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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