Citizens Advice Gateshead is an independent local charity. Our vision is for a fair society for all, with lives well lived.  We do this by providing free, confidential advice, and by campaigning to make society fairer for everyone.  We have strong values and we are driven by a desire to tackle the root causes of poverty, disadvantage and inequality in all policy areas.

 

Job Title:                  Gambling Support Service Project Worker

Responsible to:      Workforce Development Manager

Hours:                       37 per week may be suitable for job share

Salary:                       £21,625 - £23,071

 

About the Role

 

The Gambling Support Service is a harm-minimisation project focused on promoting public education and awareness to reduce the impact of gambling-related harm on individuals and their families. The project embeds a public health approach, supporting frontline professionals regionally who deliver a range of public services to develop capacity and capability to identify and support people at risk of gambling related harm.

 

You will be an excellent communicator and capable of being a great ambassador for our charity with external stakeholders. You will provide face to face and online training, workshops and events for frontline staff throughout the North East, increasing capacity for identification of gambling related harm. You will work with the other providers and partners to raise awareness of gambling related harm and you will screen, identify and offer advice, information and support for individuals and their families at risk of gambling related harm.

 

Closing Date: 15th February 2019

 

Interviews will be held Friday 22nd February 2019

 

To apply please contact Jill Beat on [email protected] or call us on 0191 478 5100 to request an application pack.

 

Citizens Advice Gateshead strives to be an Equal opportunities employer

 

We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.  We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people as they are currently under-represented in our workforce.