Young People's Participation Lead

Home Based
£28,000 - £32,000 – dependent on experience
18 Dec 2020
17 Jan 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Full time at 35 hours

Home based

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 – dependent on experience

Fixed term until March 2024

Are you a passionate advocate for young people’s participation who is looking for their next move in the third sector? GamCare is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling-related harms and we are looking for a Young People’s Participation Lead, to co-ordinate, develop and grow our participation work with young people.

Working directly with the Senior Programme Manager and Lived Experience Manager you will support the development and implementation of an organisational participation strategy and creation of a young people’s advisory panel.

GamCare is working in partnership to deliver a gambling education and harm prevention programme for young people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our work builds on successful youth outreach and education programmes delivered by GamCare and our partners across Great Britain over the last decade, including working directly with young people and the professionals who care for and support them in a variety of settings. We have recently launched a treatment service for young people, providing support for 11-18-year olds who are at risk or have developed a problem with gambling or are affected by gambling of someone close to them.

It is an exciting time to join GamCare as we develop our work with young people, expand our programme and engage with people who have lived experience of gambling related harms in a meaningful way. If you are ready to work in a dynamic environment for an ambitious and collaborative organisation, have a read of our full job description or get in touch for more details.

We welcome applications from all sections of society and are particularly interested in receiving applications from people under the age of 25. Please note this role will require a DBS, PVG or Access NI check to be completed.

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.

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

If you would like acknowledgement that your application has been received, please ensure the application is attached and put the following subject in your email:

Job application: Young People’s Participation Lead

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

For further information, please contact Alexa Roseblade, Senior Programme Manager (Young People’s Gambling Harm Prevention Programme), at or Louise Moseley, Senior Service Manger (Young People Service), at 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. GamCare will support candidates invited to interview with any adjustments needed to ensure they are able to complete the interview process. For further information on GamCare’s recruitment privacy notice please refer to our website.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 17 January 2021 5pm

Interviews will be held remotely via video conference

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