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GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice and treatment for anyone affected by problem gambling. Our head office is in London, but we work across the UK to deliver our 25 years of expertise through our treatment, training and outreach.

As the prevalence and awareness of gambling related harms is growing, so are we. If you are passionate about helping others, dedicated to providing quality services and want to work in a growing, ambitious, and supportive charity, you might be a perfect fit for us!

At GamCare, we operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for anyone who is harmed by gambling, and raise awareness around the impact gambling-related harms have on the community to encourage safer gambling and signposting to support. We work directly and through a network of locally-based partners to ensure help is available for everyone.

We have a range of teams that help us build a comprehensive service, you can find out more about our programmes here:

Youth | Women’s | Financial Harm | Criminal Justice | Industry Services

For most roles,  you will need to complete our Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey, and then email both to us at [email protected] with the job title in the subject line. 

A list of our Employee benefits can be found here.

Please note: We do not accept CVs. Due to a high volume of applications received, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding the status of your application. Should you be selected for further consideration, we will be in touch with you directly.

Current Vacancies:

Business Development Co-ordinator

Job Description

Permanent
Hours: Either full time at 35 hours per week or part time at 28 hours per week, to be negotiated
Salary: £ 29,557 – £ 33,779 – dependent on experience
Home or Office Based/Hybrid working, to be negotiated
Closing date for applications: 30 May 2022 at 9am
Interview dates: w/c 13 June

An exciting opportunity has arisen for GamCare to appoint a Business Development Co-ordinator with experience of supporting bid writing and proposals, project team support, research, and high-level administration. The Co-ordinator will be part of the Business Development Team, helping to achieve important organisational objectives including income generation and diversification, new project development and implementation, and organisation wide learning.

You will be responsible for supporting the Business Development team in fundraising bid/proposal creation, setting up and managing systems to implement new projects, researching new opportunities for income generation or partnerships, and general high-level administrative support.

Want to join this team? Excellent writing, organisational, and planning skills will be essential. The ability to anticipate the needs of a team/project will be beneficial. Experience of working towards strategic business goals in an effective and dynamic way will also be required. You will need to demonstrate that you can work well in a small team, as well as across many departments. The post provides excellent opportunities for skills development, and most importantly to help us achieve our mission of supporting people affected by gambling harms.

Location:

To be negotiated at interview. Either Home or Office based. If, office based, then your base will our London Head Office (currently Farringdon), and the frequency of attendance at the office will be agreed when you start. However, we anticipate that this role would work approximately 2 days a week from the office, through a flexible, hybrid arrangement.

To apply, please complete the above application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey and send to [email protected] with the job title as the subject.

For further information, please contact Megan Pengelly, Development Manager, at [email protected]. Application forms forwarded to this email will not be accepted.

Programme Manager – English Gambling Education Hub

Job Description

Full time at 35 hours
Home base or Office based (London) or Hybrid, to be agreed
Salary: £36,946 – £44,335 – dependent on experience
Fixed term until March 2025
Closing date for applications: 30 May 2022 at 9am
Interviews will take place online via video conference 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for GamCare to appoint a Programme Manager for its English Gambling Education Hub.  The Hub is a new programme funded by GambleAware to ensure quality, consistent and relevant gambling education is delivered to professionals working with young people across England.

The Programme Manager will have experience managing a range of projects, working with delivery partners and key stakeholders, and managing a diverse and disparate team to meet shared goals.  They will be responsible for managing the partnerships within the Hub, overseeing the direction and delivery of the Programme, managing the small team, and working with the funder to evaluate the Programme’s activities.

Location:

Regarding the location for the role, your main place of work will be either your home address or GamCare’s London office (to be discussed prior to commencement of the role).

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 must ensure you have a stable internet connection to be able to work from home.

This post requires a DBS check.

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

Email subject: Job Title

For further information, please contact Alexa Roseblade, Senior Manager – Young People, at [email protected]. Application forms forwarded to this email will not be accepted.

Network and Event Co-Ordinator – English Gambling Education Hub

Job Descriptions

Full time at 35 hours
Home Base/Office Based (London) or Hybrid, to be agreed
Salary: £29,577 – £33,779 – dependent on experience
Fixed Term until March 2025
Closing date for applications: 30 May 2022 at 9am
Interviews will take place online via video conference 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for GamCare to appoint a Network and Event Co-Ordinator for its English Gambling Education Hub. The Hub is a new programme funded by GambleAware to ensure quality, consistent and relevant gambling education is delivered to professionals working with young people across England.

The Network and Event Co-Ordinator will have experience managing relationships with individuals and organisations, delivering online meetings and events, working with delivery partners and key stakeholders, and be an effective communicator.  They will be responsible for managing the Hubs Network of members, overseeing a range of engagement activities and communications, matrix managing a small team, and working with the Programme Manager to drive forward the work of the Hub.

Location:

Regarding the location for the role, your main place of work will be either your home address or GamCare’s London office (to be discussed prior to commencement of the role).

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 must ensure you have a stable internet connection to be able to work from home.

This post requires a DBS check.

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

Email subject: Job Title

For further information, please contact Alexa Roseblade, Senior Manager – Young People, at [email protected]. Application forms forwarded to this email will not be accepted.

Outreach and Engagement Officer

Job Description

Full time at 35 hours
Office Based – Leeds, (with flexibility to work from home when the role allows)
Salary: Circa £26,00 – dependent on experience
Permanent
Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 07 June 2022
Interviews dates: Week commencing 13 June 2022

The Role

Are you passionate about working within communities across Leeds to help reduce the impact gambling can have on individuals and families?

Do you want to make a difference by raising awareness of gambling-related harms with community groups across Leeds, to help build confidence in talking openly about gambling and support available from our service?

If so, one of the key priorities of the Leeds Community Gambling Service is to reach out to individuals, families, and communities to make it easier to talk about gambling and gambling related harms. This is done by working across the city to engage with harder to reach communities, to ensure everyone can access information and support.

Crucially, you’ll be responsible for building effective working partnerships with professional services through the delivery of training, networking and creating new referral pathways. Your role will be integral in making the service accessible and embed support for gambling related harm across communities in Leeds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organising and delivering public facing events, to promote awareness of the service
  • Helping to create and deliver training to professionals on gambling harms and how to support people to access the service
  • Providing advice, brief and extended brief interventions to people affected by gambling harms
  • You will be an integral member of the service, which comprises of both clinical and engagement departments, who work collaboratively to support service users to achieve their goals. To meet the needs of the service the role might include some evenings and occasional Saturdays.

About you

As the successful candidate you’ll be an excellent communicator with resilience and confidence in asking for support, along with strong competencies in emotional intelligence and an agile work approach and ethic.

Working with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external, you will champion our vision for gambling support across Leeds.

If you are committed to seeing better support for local communities and think you would love to be a part of an innovative and dynamic service, then we would love to hear from you!

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

Please note that our internal job title is Training and Engagement Lead which is reflected in the Job Description.

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

Clinical Training Lead

Job Description

Full time at 35 hours
Office Based – London (with a blend of home working)
Salary: £29,557 – £33,779 – dependent on experience
Permanent
Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 06 June 2022
Interviews will take place online via video conference on Monday 13 June

An exciting opportunity has arisen for GamCare to appoint a Clinical Training Lead with significant experience of coordinating, delivering, monitoring and evaluating training programmes, as trainer and/or training coordinator within a clinical or corporate setting.

This role will be within our highly motived and enthusiastic Quality and Innovations team. You will be primarily responsible for the coordination and delivery of GamCare’s internal clinical training programme, working in collaboration with our HR, People and Organisational Development teams.

If you are passionate about learning, continuous improvement are organised, have excellent communication skills and are a peoples person…this post is for you.

Location: London

Regarding the location for the role, your main place of work will be the London Office and the attendance at the office will be discussed in detail when you start.  We work flexibly in GamCare and so are open to people working, when the role allows, from home.

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 must ensure you have a stable internet connection to be able to work from home.

This post requires a DBS check (delete as appropriate).

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

Email subject: Job Title

For further information, please contact Candice Donn, Head of Governance and Partnerships, at [email protected]. Application forms forwarded to this email will not be accepted.

Industry Standards Manager

Job Description

Full time at 35 hours
Home Based UK
Salary: £36,946 – £44,335 – dependent on experience
Permanent
Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 10 June 2022
Interviews dates: 16-24 June 2022

Interviews are scheduled to take place remotely

About us

The Safer Gambling Standard was officially launched in 2019 and since then many gambling operators have been assessed.  This year has seen increased demand for the Standard and with the Gambling Act changes due we are growing the team to support further change and growth.

The Role

 This is an exciting opportunity if you’re passionate about driving up standards across the gambling industry to join our established team. Your role as Industry Standards Manager will be to drive up standards in safer gambling by undertaking assessments of UK licensed, online, and land-based gambling operators and B2B suppliers against the requirements of the Safer Gambling Standard.

Key Responsibilities

  • To undertake remote and land-based social responsibility assessments of gambling operators against the requirements of the Safer Gambling Standard.
  • Assessments include document review, interviews with senior management and staff at gambling operators, analysis of complex levels of information and systems.
  • Ability to articulate findings of the assessment and put in place requirements and recommendation in a comprehensive report format.
  • Assist with the continued development of the B2C Safer Gambling Standard, the B2B version of the Safer Gambling Standard, and any future versions of the Standard. This is particularly relevant post UK regulatory change that covers social responsibility.

About You

 Do you want to help shape the gambling industry? If so your excellent communication, report writing, organisational, and analytical skills will be essential. Demonstrable experience of safer gambling, compliance, audit/assurance, or risk management in the gambling industry will also be required and key to your success.

Strong stakeholder management skills are a must as you will be working with senior management at operators. This post provides excellent opportunities for skills development, and most importantly to help GamCare achieve our mission of supporting people affected by gambling harms.

You must be resident in the UK with a clean driving licence, be prepared to work to a flexible schedule, and be available to travel throughout the UK and occasionally internationally as required.

Further information on the Safer Gambling Standard can be found here.

Location:

This is a home-based role with travel to client offices. However, if you are in commuting distance of our London Head Office (currently Farringdon) or Leeds regional hub then we can discuss a flexible, hybrid arrangement if desired.

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

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

Please note we do not accept CVs

For further information on this role please email your query to [email protected]

Gambling Treatment Practitioners

Job Description

Full time at 35 hours
Home Based and Location Based Roles available in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Derbyshire &Peterborough
Salary: £26,000 – dependent on experience
Permanent
Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 10th June 2022
Interviews will take place online via video conference 

About Us

 Founded in 1997, GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling harms. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for anyone who is harmed by gambling, create awareness about safer gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to safer gambling within the gambling industry.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to join GamCare as we are in a position to appoint several Gambling Treatment Practitioners with qualifications or experience in health or social care, and an empathic style to enable people to change their behaviour through skilled intervention.

As the successful candidate you’ll deliver a range of face to face (as required), telephone and online interventions to support people affected by gambling harms at all stages of their treatment and recovery journey, including in a range of community based and custodial settings (as required).

Crucially, you will ensure that psychosocial, and recovery support interventions are delivered as part of cohesive recovery plan while working collaboratively with external and partner organisations to achieve positive outcomes for service users.

Key Responsibilities

 Provide advice and information to people affected by Gambling harms

  • Undertake screening, triage and comprehensive assessments of needs with individuals and families and couples
  • Provide recovery oriented brief, extended brief, and longer-term structured psychosocial interventions to people affected by Gambling harms using motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural approaches
  • Facilitate group-based programmes

About you

Are you passionate about supporting others to make positive changes in their lives? Do you want to make a difference by providing support and interventions to people experiencing gambling related harms?

If this sounds like you, and you would like to be part of a committed, dynamic, and highly supportive team, providing exceptional support to those whose lives are impacted by gambling, then we would love to hear from you!

You will be an excellent communicator, with lots of emotional intelligence, and the ability to prioritise your own self-care and wellbeing. You will have great organisational skills, be a strong team player and be confident navigating IT systems and software packages.

Working hours for all roles are generally 9-5 with contribution to weekly evening cover and very occasional weekend working, however we welcome applications for flexible working.

Benefits You Can Enjoy

 33 days basic annual leave entitlement per annum including bank holidays which increases with service

  • A generous Pension Scheme – we contribute 6% and you contribute 2%.
  • Discretionary company sick pay from day one of service.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24-hour support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • We also have a vibrant and diverse event calendar full of monthly initiatives and webinars to support the ongoing physical and mental wellbeing of our people.

Locations

 Either home based or location based in one of the following areas – Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Derbyshire, Peterborough. Location based roles will also be home based but with the need to travel within the location to offer in person support to clients.

For all roles, you will need to have a confidential space within your home to work from, and a stable internet connection.

This post requires a DBS check.

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

For further information, please email your query to [email protected]

 

Read about our diversity monitoring policy and recruitment privacy policy here.

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