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 YGAM has grown quickly over the last few years and continues on that trajectory, with more  recruitment planned during 2021.  YGAM currently employs around 40 staff.  

We endeavour to create a unique, engaging work environment where our employees believe in our brand values (Authentic, Agile, Practical, Courageous and Personable) and strive to help inform, educate, safeguard and build digital resilience amongst young and vulnerable people. In return for your passion, dedication and hard work you will be rewarded with:

  • Generous holiday entitlement starting at 28 days, increasing to 29 and 30 days with 2 and 5 years’ service (in addition to Bank Holidays).
  • 24/7 GP appointments & telephone counselling
    Contribution to dental, optical and prescription costs
  • Contribution to Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Podiatry and Reflexology costs.
  • Fully supported flexible home working
  • Tailored Continuous Personal Development (CPD) plan with free external training.
  • New laptop, mobile phone and home office equipment.
  • 3% auto-enrolment contribution to the NEST Government Pension scheme.
YGAM have received the Investors in People Accreditation and are a recognised Investors in People employer.  
Current opportunities

JOB TITLE:

Education and Parental Engagement Manager - North East
26803

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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking an Education and Parent Engagement Manager for the North East to join our Education Team working on the Young Persons Gambling Harm Prevention Programme on a Fixed term contract until Dec 2023.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the recruitment of delegate for the YGAM assured workshop and for the delivery of the workshops; enabling us to achieve key performance indicators. They will also work with the Parental Engagement Lead and wide team to recruit delegates to our Parents workshops from cross the UK, and ensure consistent offerings of training across the Young People’s Gambling Harms Prevention Programme.

We are seeking an individual who is outgoing, with a confident personality. You will enjoy engaging with a variety of stakeholders and have an interest in working with students and professionals in education settings. Being highly organised, having an absolute eye for detail and the drive and determination to make this opportunity a success are also critical qualities.

The successful candidate must be a self starter. You will have the opportunity to find creative ways of working and you will be part of a dedicated team. YGAM has seen as period of growth, making this an exciting time to join the team.

The post is on a full time fixed-term contract with a starting salary of £26,803 with good potential to rise.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a covering letter (no more than two pages) detailing how you meet the person specification. The closing date for applications is Friday 27th May at noon.

Successful candidates will be invited to interview during week commencing May 30th 2022. YGAM are proud to be recognised as an Investors in People organisation, guaranteeing you a purposeful job with plenty of career and training opportunities.

Good luck with your application. If you have any questions or would like to arrange an informal conversation, please contact Sam Starsmore at samstarsmore@ygam.org

JOB TITLE:

University and Student Engagement Team Ambassadors
Voluntary position
Home based/Remote

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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking YGAM Ambassadors to join our University and Student Engagement Team on a voluntary basis until Dec 2022.

We’d love to hear from students with an interest in Mental Health, psychology, and gaming.

We are seeking an individuals who are outgoing, with a confident personality. You will enjoy engaging with other students and be able to advise us on the experiences of students with regards to gaming and gambling.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter of no more than two sides of A4 detailing what you would bring to the YGAM student advisory board and how your experiences (life and/or work) demonstrate how you display the YGAM values of being Authentic, Agile, Practical, Courageous and Personable.

Good luck with your application. If you have any questions or would like to arrange an informal conversation, please contact Linda Scollins-Smith at linda@ygam.org.

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