£45,000 - £48,000 per year
Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Since YGAM was founded five years ago, we have quickly established ourselves as a leading educational charity which builds digital resilience in young and vulnerable people, by training professionals to raise awareness of the potential of gaming and gambling-related harm; making resources available for parents and delivering impactful student campaigns with partner universities. Last year alone, we have reached approximately 364,918 young people, students and parents and we have collaborated with almost 2,488 educational organisations (schools, colleges, universities and charities) to deliver our programmes.

YGAM are incredibly proud to be working with all stakeholders in this space, from the gambling & gaming operators who make products available to the public; education professionals who support young people & students learning; the criminal justice sector; partner universities; public health; third sector organisations; sports clubs; Local Authorities and young people, students and parents themselves.

Given the high demand in our social purpose and the progress we are making, we are seeking a qualified clinical professinal to join the YGAM team to lead our new Mindful Resilience programme as Programme Manager/Clinical Lead.  This post is being offered as a four or five day a week position with a pro-rata salary of £45,000 - £48,000 (plus London Weighting if applicable).  It is a home based role and you will be required to travel on a regular basis as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

The principle purpose of this role is to lead the Mindful Resilience programme which will see YGAM and our collaboration of partners develop, deliver and evaluate training to healthcare professionals on gambling, gaming and digital behavioural addictions.  As Programme Manager/Clinical Lead you will lead this new programme, initially starting in London in September 2020, expanding to the West Midlands in 2021 and then a potential national rollout in 2022.  You will grow your own team, lead the collaboration of partners and position the impact of this programme with fellow health professionals and organisations.

We are seeking a leader with a Masters or Phd level qualification in a relevant Clinical area of practice such as Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology or Addiction Psychology and registration with an appropriate professional body.  You will be highly organised, have an absolute eye for details and have the gravitas to lead Mindful Resilience as a new flagship programme for the sector.  

To apply for the role please send a copy of your curriculum-vitae, copies of academic qualifications and professional body membership along with a supporting statement (max two sides of A4) outlining your experience and how your skills match those in the person specification to the email address below.

The closing date for applications is Monday 20 July 2020 at 12 noon.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview which is planned to take place on Tuesday 4th August 2020 in London.  Depending on COVID-19 restrictions this may be a video conference interview instead and there will be a pre-interview task for you to complete.  Please ensure you can attend on this date before applying.  YGAM are proud to be recognised as an Investors in People organisation, guaranteeing you a purposeful job with plenty of training and career opportunities for the right person.

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you.

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