Leeds, West Yorkshire
Belfast, Belfast
£25,000 - £28,000
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Youth Outreach Officer

Full-time at 35 hours, Home/Office Based,

Vacancy Locations: Northern Ireland, Yorkshire & Humber.

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000   


GamCare is the UK’s leading provider of advice and support to problem gamblers and their loved ones. Its flagship Youth Outreach Programme “BigDeal” is expanding, and a new support service for young people will be launched in April 2020. The programme is designed to deliver education to young people on safe gambling choices over the next four years.

GamCare are recruiting for a Youth Outreach officers to promote, schedule and deliver this work and build strong regional networks around this work.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Establish the reputation of the GamCare Youth Outreach programme in youth work settings across regions
  • Promote, arrange and deliver training sessions to youth-facing professionals (e.g. youth workers, teachers, social workers) in your region
  • Promote, arrange and deliver young peoples’ workshops to 11-19 year olds in the regions and surrounding areas
  • Maintain a network of local stakeholders
  • Maintain accurate records and provide statistical information required to assist delivery and evaluation.
  • Be a point of contact for people interested in GamCare’s young people’s projects in the regions and surrounding area


You should have previous experience working with young people aged 11-19 and delivering educative content to a variety of audiences.

The role will require delivery time in the specified region and the surrounding area, as well as administration done from home. 

You will form part of an enthusiastic team working and committed to supporting those affected by problem gambling across Great Britain, and work with a supportive a supportive line management team.

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

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

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.

If you would like an 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> and name of region

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

Previous applicants need not apply

To discuss the role further please email Megan Pengelly (Programme Manager). Applications sent to this address will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 9am Friday 31 January 2020

Interview dates: w/c 3rd February.

Interviews are scheduled to take place in Belfast/Leeds or remotely via video conference.



Posted on: 17 January 2020
Closed date: 31 January 2020
Tags: Advice, Information, Business Development

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