Course Tutor

Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: £32,000 – £36,300 per annum (depending on experience}
Closing Date: Friday 10th December 2021

Location: Based in one of our communities in London, Kent or Norfolk
(frequent travel required)

37.5 hours

Childhood First have been an Organisational Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Since April 2015 and we accredit (staff/students) who successfully complete our psychotherapeutic training as Child Psychotherapeutic Counsellors and when achieving the MA, Child Psychotherapist.

We are recruiting a Course Tutor who will be responsible for delivering the iST programmes to trainees/Students in Kent and Norfolk. This will include Childhood First’s therapeutic staff (Gables, Greenfield, and Oakwood, Merrywood, and Earthsea) and the iTF Foster Carers/School based staff in the local areas.

Benefits include:

  • 25 days’ annual leave (pro rata),
  • up to 6% employer pension contribution
  • Health benefits and life assurance scheme
  • Access to iST training and qualifications relevant to the role
  • Paid UKCP Membership fees

Reporting to the Clinical Institute Director/Delegated manager, you will take ownership for local trainee experience both their individual learning needs and to meet the demands of their roles, whilst delivering all the requirements of the Integrated Systemic Therapy programme.

Candidates will need to be experienced in delivering training that lead to academic qualifications, and have adequate subject, practice knowledge and experience to be an authentic Course Tutor. Ideally you will have Training/Adult Education qualifications, as well as a higher level qualification in a relevant subject but we are able to consider alternative modes for demonstrating competence.

The post-holder will play a full part in clinical development and assessment of IiST trainees/students, and in the facilitation and clinical practice of IiST practitioners.

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday, 10 December 2021

Interviews : Thursday, 16 December 2021 at Head Office, London

For more details about the post and prior to applying, please contact Lace Jackson – Clinical Institute Director on 0207 928 7388 or

To apply for the post please complete the online application form and personal statement providing a summary of the following:
1. Why you are interested in the role
2. How you meet the areas in the person specification
3. Facilitating staff groups and delivery of psychotherapeutic training for staff
4. What you see as your training and development needs if successful.

Childhood First is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and children. Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS Disclosure and safer recruitment processes.


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