Hospital Tutor & Recovery College Lead
Ref: CYG35550

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Stevenage, SG1 4YS
Part Time
Closing date
Monday 8 April 2024

Hope, Control and Opportunity are at the heart of the Recovery College and should be reflected in everything we do. Please apply if you feel you meet the criteria and have the values, skills and passion to become Hospital Tutor & Recovery College Lead.  

The successful candidate will deliver the Recovery College courses using the Recovery model to support people’s recovery through the Forensic Mental health service. They are expected to use learning, skills development and co-production to provide innovative education opportunities. They will empower individuals in our care to achieve their personal learning goals and build confidence and skills through education and co-production. The successful candidate will be required to offer a wide range of accredited courses to people in our care. Courses should be recovery focused and aim to instil a sense of hope for the future. We rely on service users as experts by experience to help create educational courses together that add to and build on their recovery journey.

Co-production can mean different things to different people however some of the key features of co-production include;

recognising people who use services as individuals with skills and knowledge
break down the barriers between people who use services and professionals
build on people’s existing capabilities
include reciprocity (where people get something back for having done something for others) and mutuality (people working together to achieve their shared interests)
work with peer and personal support networks alongside professional networks
facilitate services by helping organisations to become agents for change rather than just being service providers

Courses we offer

Core subject tutoring- Maths, English
Specialist subjects- Marine Biology
Skills based such as work and employability, budgeting
Co-facilitated / patient led course such as Thai Chi and fashion shows

The successful candidate will be…

Passionate about co-production and its role in mental health recovery
Able and willing to work flexibly, to meet the needs of the service
Have excellent organisation and time management skills
Able to demonstrate a good understanding of risk management
Able to demonstrate an awareness of professional boundaries
Motivated with a positive ‘can do’ attitude

Managerial and clinical supervision will be delivered by the OT dept.

Cygnet Health Care Benefits

Free parking
Free meals for staff on duty
Group pension plan helping you save for your future
NHS Discount Cards & Blue Light Card (includes big brand discounts)
Wellbeing centre with exercises, recipes, financial and mental health advice.
Plus much more…

To apply please email Head of OT Ummarah Sheikh with your CV and expression of interest by–

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