Leeds, West Yorkshire
25,375 - 28,420 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Training and Engagement Lead

Full time at 35 hours per week

Office Based in Leeds City Centre and regular travel across Leeds (current requirement to work from home during Covid-19 restrictions)

Salary: £25,375- £28,420 dependent on experience



GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice and treatment for anyone affected by problem gambling. The Leeds Community Gambling Service works with a wide range of people, communities and organisations across Leeds providing information, training and treatment to raise awareness and support around gambling related harms.

Key Responsibilities

  • The postholder will deliver training to help communities and professionals to identify problem gambling and ensure pathways into the Leeds Community Gambling Service are seamless and widely understood
  • The postholder will lead on developing public awareness through a mixture of engagement methods across Leeds.
  • The postholder will offer advice, brief and extended brief Interventions from numerous community locations across Leeds. Supporting clients through individual face to face, telephone and online support as well through group-based interventions.

The Training and Engagement Lead will be expected to work in a way that recognises and values diversity, has an understanding of the functional model of Problem Gambling, the model of change, CBT and have a commitment to Recovery

In Leeds you will form part of an enthusiastic clinical and engagement team working from several locations. To meet the needs of our service users the role will include some evenings and occasional Saturdays.

You will be a self-starter, with a passion for delivering innovative, quality services, and a collaborative style.

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

To apply, please go onto the GamCare website and complete the application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey.

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To discuss the role further please email Chris Walker (Leeds Community Gambling Service – Service Manger) Application forms forwarded to this email will not be accepted.

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: 03/05/2021 at 9am

Interview dates: tbc

Interviews are scheduled to take place remotely via videoconferencing software.

Posted on: 12 April 2021
Closed date: 03 May 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work

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