Tutor - Vocational/Work Related Learning

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Do you want to make a difference to young people's lives, inspiring them to achieve and realise their true potential?

Do you believe that mental health issues should not be a barrier to accessing an excellent education in preparation for adult life?

Our client, a well known College, are currently looking to recruit a Vocational/Work Related Learning Tutor. The college, in partnership with the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, are seeking to add to their highly motivated team to inspire young people to achieve. We are recruiting for a creative, flexible Learning & Skills Tutor to support the delivery of Work-related learning to adolescents in a secure mental health setting.

You will be based at Bluebird House which is a purpose-built 20-bed residential secure unit for adolescents (12-18 year olds) with mental health problems and forms part of a specialised national network that provides care across England.

It provides young people with the opportunity to access education and focuses on their spiritual, cultural, mental and physical development within a secure, calm environment.

The primary purpose of the role is to develop and deliver the vocational/work-related learning programme, including functional skills to level 2.

You will deliver sessions which are innovative and interesting, leading to the development of personal and social skills, and improvements in behaviour and attendance levels.

For full duties and responsibilities please see the job description below.

Successful candidates MUST hold QTS or QTLS status.

In addition to the above, you should also hold the following:

  • Level 2 English (or equivalent qualification)
  • Level 2 Mathematics (or equivalent qualification)
  • Level 2 ICT (or equivalent qualification)

As the Vocational Tutor you will actively promote equality and diversity in line with the College's Equality & Diversity Policy. As well as attend any training provided for their health, safety and welfare, and for personal and professional development.

Salary is dependent on qualification and experience levels.

A DBS check required for the role.

Who are they?The College is part of a national social justice charity with more than 50 years' experience of changing lives. Their impressive range of services across England and Wales cover education, housing, support and wellbeing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending. We advise and we speak out for and with disadvantaged young people and adults. We never give up.

What they offer

  • Pension scheme
  • Discount on courses
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • A friendly, supportive and dedicated working environment

If you're keen to make a real difference at the same time as expanding your career prospects, we would be delighted to hear from you. You can read more about the ways in which their work has changed lives here

Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.