Technical Skills Tutor

Location: Merseyside

Salary: £31,097 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Client Services

Division: Skylight Merseyside

Hours per week: 35

About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Crisis Skylight Merseyside are a dynamic innovative team that go the extra mile to support people out of their homelessness for good. Our experienced and diverse team work closely to provide a wraparound service that is personally tailored to individual needs. Our innovative education, employment, housing and well-being services address individual needs and help homeless people transform their lives.

About the role

Crisis is recruiting for a Technical Skills Tutor to develop and deliver an engaging and varied technical skills programme (such as painting and decorating, DIY & construction, horticulture, health & safety, cycle maintenance) for members across Merseyside. You will be responsible for planning and delivering a diverse learning programme including accredited and non-accredited learning.

This is an exciting role which will give the post holder the opportunity to provide practical assistance to service users in and around their own home. This will in turn support homeless and vulnerably housed people develop their confidence, self-esteem and inter-personal skills.

This is a fixed term role for 12 months.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • To hold, be working towards, or be willing to acquire an appropriate adult teaching qualification  i.e. PTTLS, DTTLS, PGCE Cert Ed or equivalent
  • Have extensive, demonstrable experience in a relevant subject area such as construction, horticulture, home maintenance
  • An ability to work with vulnerable adults in a responsive and sensitive manner. 
  • A commitment to Crisis’ aims and values. 
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development. 

We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.

Working at Crisis 
As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including: 

  • Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy  
  • Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%  
  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days  

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career. 

When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.   
How to apply 

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below. 

Closing date: Sunday 28th November 2021 (at 23:59) 

We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email and one of our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help. 

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Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094 


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