Housing and Life Skills Tutor

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £31,097 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Client Services

Division: Skylight Newcastle

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.

Our innovative education, employment, housing and well-being services address individual needs and help homeless people to transform their lives. We measure our success and can demonstrate tangible results and value for money.

About the role

12 months Fixed Term Contract

Crisis is recruiting for a Housing and Life Skills Tutor to deliver engaging and varied programmes for our clients across Newcastle and the north east. This is an excellent opportunity to work alongside our team to continue to develop courses and learning opportunities which contribute to ending an individual’s homelessness for good.
About you

You should be a passionate and engaging individual who can motivate, enthuse and spark the interests of clients from a range of backgrounds and with varying experiences of education and learning.

You will need an understanding of the issues affecting homeless people or have experience of working with vulnerable clients in a similar setting and can develop meaningful activities

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 16th January 2021 (at 23:59) 

Interviews will take place on 27 and 28th Jan 2022.


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 jobs@crisis.org.uk and 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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