Job Vacancy: Work Skills Tutor

Job Ref: 069-24

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £12,150
  • Hours Available: 18.5 per week
  • Location/Base: Pemberton House, Ipswich

Realise Futures has a vacancy within our team for Digital and Work Skills tutors. A minimum level 3 teaching qualification and a subject qualification in the relevant areas are essential.

We are looking for knowledgeable and passionate tutors with experience of teaching some, or all, of cooking, hospitality or childcare. This would primarily be based in Ipswich but potentially across Suffolk. Outreach delivery is the norm and a willingness to travel in order to deliver in partner venues is essential, so access to own transport is required, as are excellent communication skills, a positive attitude to working in partnership and flexibility in the role.

Supporting our learners to develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in life & work; this is most often through formal assessment to achieve qualifications but also on unaccredited courses using the RARPA process to ensure high quality provision is delivered.

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About us:

The purpose of Realise Futures is to improve the wellbeing, mental health and employability of disabled and disadvantaged people whilst contributing to the economy in our communities. Realise Futures operates as a hybrid company combining commercial trade with personal & government funded public services. Our aim is to create opportunities for people to succeed in work, learning and life through three company departments, Learning Coaching & Advice, Employment and RF Works (seven distinct Social Businesses).
Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential. As one of the largest Community Interest Companies in the East of England, we employ approximately 230 staff, 40% of which have a declared disability. Realise Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Realise Futures is proud to be a mindful employer that offers a range of employee benefits including;

  • Flexible working arrangements (where business needs allow)
  • Performance related pay increase system as part of the appraisal process
  • 45p per mile expenses (cars, first 10,000 miles, excluding commute)
  • Appreciation Award if successfully nominated: £150 per individual OR £500 shared across your team
  • Annual Colleague Awards event at our AGM.
  • 25 days annual paid leave (in addition to recognised bank holidays)
  • Additional day of paid leave around your birthday
  • Additional paid wellbeing day
  • 3 days additional annual paid leave after 3 years service
  • 1 day additional annual paid leave on the year of each 5 Year work anniversary
  • Disability leave policy that is separate from Sickness Absence
  • A confidential counselling service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to you and members of your immediate family
  • Trained First Aid Mental Health First Aiders
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Occupational pension scheme


The successful applicant will be subject to Right to Work in the UK prior to employment. This role is subject to a enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact: Henry Smith – 07731112143

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th July 2024
Interview Date: Thursday 1st August 2024

To apply for the role please click the blue ‘Apply Now’ button below.

If you have any further queries, or difficulties in completing the Application Form, please email: recruitment@realisefutures.org

Realise Futures CIC -A company operating across Suffolk and Norfolk combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment 
and training opportunities. The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are 
disadvantaged and/or disabled.  The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works 
(six distinct Social Businesses).  Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential.  
Realise Futures: Enhancing People’s Lives.

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