Bristol Wellbeing College Tutor

Second Step
£27,243 - £29,768 pro-rata per annum (depending on experience)
Contract Type: 
Full Time
37 hours per week
Contract Details: 
12 Months Fixed-Term
Details of Role: 

Bristol Wellbeing College is a growing Second Step service, providing an extensive programme of interactive, psychoeducational, recovery focussed workshops to adults receiving support in both primary and secondary mental health care.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual experienced in education and mental health provision to join our friendly and supportive team.  Our material is written and developed in collaboration with our learners, as experts by experience, and seeks to enable people to take control of their mental wellbeing by learning tools, skills and strategies.  We aim to empower people to develop hope, meaningful relationships, autonomy, and resilience, to seek opportunity and fulfilment.  Year on year independent analysis shows engagement can result in significant improvements in mental wellbeing and psychological functioning. 


About You

We are looking for someone who is

calm, empathic, kind, understanding and respectful of others. 

diligent; conscientious; flexible; a problem solver; a good communicator; a team player; enthusiastic; and committed to collaborative practice. 


About the Role

You will:

write, develop and deliver face to face sessions in community venues across Bristol and live online sessions.

contribute to our learner led programme, Bristol Wellbeing College STAR Group (Shaping, Teaching and Responding); and develop self-directed programmes, overseen by the Senior Tutor. 

contribute to collaborative focus groups, co-production and co-delivery between learners, colleagues and professionals.

facilitate peer support between clients to develop skills in co-production and delivery. 

maintain Bristol Wellbeing College values, qualities and standards.

work with colleagues to encourage a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion.

keep and manage organisational reporting systems.

support and supervise volunteers.

undertake administrative support in the College, as demands dictate.? 


Essential Skills

To apply for this role, you will

be an experienced teacher, tutor or trainer, ideally in the mental health sector.

have related qualifications (eg, PGCE, PCET, QTS, PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS), or in the process of gaining these.

have experience working in a mental health provision.

know how to create a safe, supportive, and inclusive learning environment.

understand the barriers and challenges of managing mental ill-health.

be experienced in collaborative working and coproduction. 

be experienced and competent at using MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Experience in database use an advantage.      

be experienced and competent at creating learning materials and PowerPoint presentations. 

have a current, full driving licence and access to appropriate motorised vehicular transport (such as a car, motorbike or moped), or other means of travelling to venues in a timely manner. 



Second Step offers a competitive salary, up to 26-31 days annual leave, 6% employer pension contributions, enhanced maternity pay, flexible working, comprehensive induction programme, ongoing training, and progression opportunities.


Closing date:  Until the roles are filled.  This is a rolling advert and we retain the right to withdraw the advert at any point once the vacancies have been filled.


Interview dates: Interviews will be undertaken as suitable candidates are shortlisted.  Interviews will include a microteach.  


Previous applicants need not apply. 


For more information, please contact Nina Simmonds at or Sally Easton at; tel 0117 914 5498.  


Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using mental health services.  Unfortunately, Second Step is unable to sponsor applicants from outside the UK.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 31 January, 2023 - 23:45
How to Apply: 
Contact Person: 
Sally Easton
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 914 5498
Postal Address: 
9 Brunswick Square Bristol BS2 8PE