Specialist Communication Support and Vocational Tutor (Customer Service)


Specialist Communication Support and Vocational Tutor (Customer Service)


£19,760 per annum pro rata


14 hours per week over 2 days, term time only, with the opportunity to rise to 21 hours over 3 days per week. Standard terms and conditions apply.


South and North Tyneside.

 Job Summary:

Groundwork South and North Tyneside has been Changing Places and Changing Lives for 30 years through a variety of environmental, learning, health and skills programmes: https://www.groundwork.org.uk/sites/stan

We are a fast paced and diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnership working and high quality delivery.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative person to deliver some accredited learning as well as specialist communication support to young people aged 16 – 24 with SEND.  The successful candidate will join a supportive and skilled team of support workers, tutors and Programme Lead and collectively work towards enabling the young people to achieve their qualifications, develop their independence skills, emotional resilience and ultimately progress towards their future goals.

Qualifications are based around Customer Service, Animal Care and Land Based Studies as well as Functional Skills Maths and English.  In addition, young people undertake work placements, enterprise and enrichment projects. Learning environments vary between classroom, farm, work placement, café and other vocational sites.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service

Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Groundwork SaNT believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Instructions for Applicants:

To apply, please carefully read the role description and person specification, complete the application form, declaration of convictions and equal opportunities forms and email them all to stan.hr@groundwork.org.uk

SCS and Tutor LLDD JD-1

SCS and Tutor LLDD PS

GW Application Form

GW Equal Opps Form

GW Declaration of Convictions Form

Please note, we cannot accept CVs in place of completed forms and hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact stan.hr@groundwork.org.uk or call 0191 428 1144. Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: 5pm, Thursday 22nd July 2021