Education and Training Lead

£27.91k – £30.37k per annum

Job Details:

Job Title: Education and Training Lead

Location: Home-based, with weekly travel to deliver programme activities within the East region (Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambs, Beds, Herts, Essex), with the occasional overnight stay.

Salary: £27,914, London & Surrounding Counties – £30,370

Job Type: Fixed Term until 31st March 2024, with possibility of transition to permanent contract subject to funding

Interviews will take place online via video conference – week commencing 24 April 2023

Founded in 1997, GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling harms.

We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for anyone who is harmed by gambling, create awareness about safer gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to safer gambling within the gambling industry.

GamCare’s successful harm prevention and support service for young people currently delivers a national Youth Programme aiming to raise awareness of gambling-related harm and providing support via GamCare’s Young People’s Support Service.

We strive to ensure young people, their parents, and the professionals working with them are equipped to make informed choices about gambling and have access to age-appropriate support, with the overall aim of reducing gambling harms experienced by young people.

Main Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with your regional colleagues to develop new and maintain existing relationships with key stakeholders, aiming to meet your collective regional targets and overall programme targets, whilst maximising opportunities across other GamCare programmes and treatment services.
  • Act as a frontline ambassador for GamCare, upholding our values and championing the organisation’s work through your interactions with external stakeholders.
  • Utilising your skills and experience in public speaking, presenting, and facilitating, deliver interactive and engaging sessions to young people, professionals, and parents/carers to raise awareness of gambling-related harm experienced by young people.
  • Ensuring the relevant monitoring and evaluation forms are provided and encouraging the completion of pre and post activity surveys to ensure the programme can evidence outcomes.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationship with your colleagues in the youth programme, our partner networks, and across GamCare to ensure a team culture of collaboration and ongoing improvement.
  • Share best practice and build a positive team environment, ensuring our stakeholders have a memorable experience, and we deliver the best possible programme.

The Ideal Candidate

  • If you are skilled at engaging young people or facilitating training and can build strong relationships with stakeholders to generate interest in what our programme offers, then you might be exactly who we are looking for.
  • As the successful candidate you will be responsible for the promotion and delivery of activity for the Young People’s Gambling Harm Prevention Programme in your allocated region, working with a regional colleague to meet the regional targets of delivering to 3,000 young people and 650 professionals per year.
  • With demonstrable experience of championing, promoting and marketing the work of a programme or service you will actively seek out opportunities in your region, maintain relationships with stakeholders through accurate and timely record keeping, and identify and secure future opportunities for programme delivery.
  • If you are passionate about preventing harm experienced by children and young people, enjoy working in a collaborative team environment but are comfortable working autonomously, then this role is for you.


  • 33 days basic annual leave entitlement per annum (pro-rated for part-time colleagues) including bank holidays which increases with service
  • A generous Pension Scheme – we contribute 6% and you contribute 2%.
  • Discretionary company sick pay from day one of service.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24-hour support
  • Work-related travel, accommodation, and other paid expenses

About The Company

GamCare are committed to offering the best support to people affected by gambling harms, as such we welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.

Gamcare is an equal opportunities employer and don’t discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

We are only able to facilitate visa sponsorship in very limited circumstances, so candidates outside of the UK or who don’t have the right to work in the UK need not apply.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Talent and Development Officer, Learning and Development Coordinator, Training Officer, Learning and Development Supervisor, L and D, Learning & Development, Training and Development, Corporate Learning, Training Advisor, Training may also be considered for this role.

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Job ID: GAMC-27

Job Category: Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: London

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