Gambling Treatment Practitioners x2 (Glasgow and Edinburgh)

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Office based, Central Belt (Edinburgh/Glasgow), travelling required, UK (temporary home working due to COVID-19)
  • Closing 26th February 2021


  • Advertised from 4th February 2021
  • Office based, Central Belt (Edinburgh and Glasgow), travelling required, UK. Salary dependent on experience. Full time at 35 hours. Permanent.

Role

GamCare is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling-related harms. Our expert services are confidential and non-judgemental.

GamCare is now looking to recruit two Treatment Practitioners to work within our new problem gambling treatment services within the Central Belt area and Glasgow. This services will work closely with The RCA Trust, our partner which provides gambling treatment in other areas of Scotland.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Providing face to face and telephone advice, assessment, brief or structured interventions and groups work to help people achieve their goals
  • Ensuring safeguarding issues are managed effectively
  • Work in partnership with other local services

You should have significant experience in individual client work in the field of addictions, mental health or a social care setting with adults or young people. You should be flexible in using a range of low and high-intensity interventions and modalities including Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) tools.

You will form part of an enthusiastic team working from several locations. Our service will be based in the cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.

We are looking for individuals to work full time which will include some evenings and possible Saturdays.

This post is subject to a PVG check

Application notes

To apply, please complete the application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Survey on our GamCare website gamcare.org.uk/about-us/get-involved/jobs and send to recruitment@gamcare.org.uk

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: <NAME OF VACANCY>

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

For further information, please contact Fern Hensley, Senior Services Manager at fern.hensley@gamcare.org.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs.

GamCare is committed to processing your personal data fairly, lawfully and transparently in line with GDPR. For further information on GamCare’s recruitment privacy notice please refer to our website.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26 February – close of play

Interviews will be held via video conference


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