Outreach and Engagement Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £29,041
  • Hybrid: Hybrid working with approx. travel of 3 days a week across Glasgow; Edinburgh; North & South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 28th July 2024

  • Advertised from 9th July 2024
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent contract.


Are you passionate about working within communities to help reduce the impact gambling can have on individuals and families?

Do you want to make a difference by raising awareness of gambling-related harms with community groups?

Can you help build confidence in people and communities to talk openly about gambling and reach out for support from our services?

If so, the role of Outreach and Engagement Practitioner could be for you.

One of the key priorities of GamCare Scotland is to reach out to individuals, families, and communities to make it easier to talk about gambling and gambling related harms. This is done by working across the region to engage with underserved communities and ensure everyone can access information and support.

As Outreach and Engagement Practitioner you will be responsible for building effective working partnerships with professional services through the delivery of presentations, networking and creating new referral pathways for those needing support from GamCare services.

You will be integral in making GamCare services accessible as you work within a committed team to achieve this aim.

To meet the needs of the service the role may include some evenings and occasional weekends.

About you

You will be an excellent communicator (written and verbal) and have the ability to present and tailor content for a range of professional and public audiences on sensitive topics.

You will be experienced in community-based work and have the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external, to champion our vision for gambling support across our region.

If you are committed to providing better support for local communities and you would love to be a part of an innovative and dynamic service, then we would love to hear from you!

About us

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.

Benefits You Can Enjoy

  • 33 days basic annual leave entitlement per annum 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

Application notes

To apply, please click here.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 28th July 2024.

Interviews will take place online via video conference – w/c 5th August 2024.

This post is subject to a PVG check.

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