Ara Young Persons Project - Education and Training Lead (Gambling Service)

Ara Recovery For All
£25,809 – £27,529
Closing Date: 
Friday, 6 October, 2023 - 10:30
Contract Type: 
Full Time
35 per week
South West
Contract Details: 
Fixed term to March 2024
Details of Role: 

Ara Young Persons Project – Education and Training Lead (Gambling Service)

We have immediate need for a Young Persons Education and Training Lead, working within our Gambling Service. This position is full-time (35 hours per week). The position is a fixed contract until 31st March 2024.

Based – Bristol and South West

Salary – £25,809 – £27,529

We are looking for people who are passionate about preventing gambling harms in young people to join our team.

The role is to work as part of a team promoting a greater understanding of gambling issues amongst young people.  This role will provide young people with the information required to make educated decisions around gambling activities and the impacts gambling can have, as well as where to get help and support if needed.  The successful applicant will also upskill professionals to be able to educate and talk to young persons about gambling related harm.

Some of the key tasks for this role include to:

Run gambling awareness workshops for professionals and young people from a variety of agencies to deliver gambling education based on best practice guidelines.

Develop (with the involvement of the Service Senior), opportunities to train youth professionals in gambling awareness and raise awareness of the project amongst key agencies and stakeholders.

Promote the Young People’s Gambling Service by establishing connections and relationships with relevant stakeholders and groups.

Manage your own diary, schedule, plan and deliver sessions for Young People and Professionals in line with the contact aims.

Maintain accurate records and provide statistical information required to assist delivery and evaluation of the Young People’s Gambling Service.

In return we offer:

A competitive and benchmarked salary.

A 35 hour working week to promote a healthy work-life balance, with flexible working.

Up to 32 days annual leave, as well as all UK bank holidays.

A pension scheme, comprehensive training, and a 24hr Employee Assistance Program.

Meaningful and fulfilling work that makes a real difference to some of the most vulnerable people in our society

How to Apply: 

To apply, please email with a CV and covering letter, or call us on 0330 1340 286.  For more information about Ara, please visit

Closing date for applications – Friday 6th October 2023

Interviews – Monday 9th October onwards 

Contact Person: 
Robert Parker
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
11-12 Kings Court King Street BS1 4EF