22.5 hours a week
The Forensic Directorate, based in Hackney, provides multidisciplinary treatment for service users resident in East London, who require forensic mental health services. We provide a comprehensive range of services, including medium secure, womens, intensive care, specialist personality disorder, medium and low secure rehabilitation, learning disabilities and a community consultation and liaison service.
We are looking for an Education Tutor (ICT) to join our established Education Service. You will provide individual assessments and educational programmes for inpatient service users with a complex mental health problems. You will be able to specialise in ICT teaching up to Level 2, with embedded Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL as required. You will work alongside other therapy and clinical staff in meeting service user need. The Education Service comprises 4 staff and is an important part of a broader forensic therapies service. As well as providing core assessment and educational programmes, there are opportunities to develop specialist research or professional development interests.
The post will be based at the John Howard Centre, an inpatient unit located in Homerton. The candidate for this post would ideally be a self-starter, able to set-up and develop new programmes under the guidance of the Education Lead.
The successful candidate will hold a PGCE (or equivalent) and valid SET membership, and have an understanding of the barriers to learning for people with enduring mental health needs. The post holder will have the chance to work closely with other disciplines and make a meaningful contribution to the lives of this service user group.
You would be working within a Trust that has recently been rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. The Forensic Directorate was also rated as Outstanding individually.
Informal enquiries are invited, and should be directed to Adrian Salmond, Education Lead on 020 8510 2290.