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Minority Communities Gambling Link Worker

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£26,138 per year
Contract (until 31/03/2026)
Job description

About Age UK Lambeth

We support older people in Lambeth to live enriched, productive and purposeful lives: challenging the stigma of ageing, reducing social isolation and ensuring they get the right support at the right time. We are kind, person-centred and outcome-focused - finding solutions that work by listening, being flexible and including older people in delivering services. 

What you’ll be doing? 

The Minorities Community Gambling Link Worker will deliver an awareness-raising and personalised, holistic support programme for minority community groups in Lambeth experiencing gambling and gambling addiction-related harm, or those impacted by the gambling of a close family member. You will:  

  • Deliver an outreach programme by regularly attending community events, visiting local groups/ spaces and organisations frequented by minority community groups in Lambeth.

  • Develop partnerships and deliver outreach support to primary and secondary care partners and services across Lambeth.

  • Speak with minority community groups in Lambeth, either 1-2-1 or presenting to groups, to discuss the type of support available and promote the work and support of the Primary Care Gambling Service and Age UK Lambeth services. 

  • Provide holistic support to patients referred to the Primary Care Gambling Service, helping to address housing, debt, bereavement, loneliness, mental health and other related social issues, that are both a symptom and/or a cause of their gambling.

  • Meet clients on a one-to-one basis, making home visits where appropriate and allowing clients the time and space to discuss ‘what matters to me’.

What you need to bring

  • Able to write compelling communications to advocate for your clients. 

  • Able to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders 

  • Able to analyse data and create engaging reports 

What you’ll benefit from

  • Generous pension provision - 7% employer contribution

  • 26 days holiday a year rising to 31 days after 5 years

  • A great staff culture with kindness at its heart

Application Instructions

Using Quick apply please upload your CV, a brief cover letter and answer the 4 questions (in no more than 250 words per question).

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Age UK Lambeth View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100
Posted on: 23 April 2024
Closed date: 07 May 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker

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