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General Lecturer – Beechwood College

  • Location: Beechwood College
  • Closes: 12/04/2024
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Are you looking for a rewarding career? If you are a caring, energetic, enthusiastic individual, Iris Care Group has an exciting new opportunity for (a) General Lecturer to join one of our well-established teams at Beechwood College, Sully.

Employing over 1,600 people, Iris Care Group is the largest independent health and social care provider across the Southwest of England and South Wales. We provide innovative, effective, and forward-thinking care for adults with specialist mental healthcare needs.

With over 90% of staff saying they enjoy their job; we are proud to have created environments where our staff feel rewarded and fulfilled. Work for us and you’ll go home knowing that you’ve made a difference.


What will you receive?

  • Industry-leading training
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24/7 confidential helpline (domestic, financial, legal, health support, etc.)
  • High street retail discount scheme
  • ‘Recognise Me’, our new staff benefits, wellbeing and recognition platform
  • Free on-site parking
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • No zero-hour contracts
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Death in service


Iris Care Group also offers a ‘refer a friend’ scheme: where you could earn as much as £1000* for every new staff member you successfully introduce.


About your role

We are currently recruiting for a General Lecturer with experience working with people with Autism Spectrum Conditions,. Beechwood is a specialist residential education service providing person centred care and education for young people aged 16-25 with Autism Spectrum Conditions, learning disabilities and complex behavioural presentations.


Role Responsibilities

As a lecturer you will lead the delivery of the college curriculum within your class and/ or curriculum area whilst contributing to the development of support staff, students and strategies.  You will plan effectively for lessons and where appropriate work collaboratively with other lecturers in the whole planning cycle.  Working in partnership with the residential and clinical teams where appropriate to support the inclusion of all students, encouraging them to become independent learners and to provide support for their welfare.


Role Requirements

  • To be considered for this role you will be a Qualified Teacher or hold a FE Teaching Qualification.
  • Ideally you will have knowledge and experience of working with young people with ASC, utilising a variety of learning and development skills applicable to young people with complex, severe learning difficulties and ASC


[VISA Sponsorship Not Available]


All staff who work in a service that is registered with Care Inspectorate for Wales (CIW) will be required to register with Social Care Wales from 1st October 2022.  You must also be prepared to work towards/undertake the necessary qualifications to meet the requirements to register.

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