Student Support Worker (HMP Northumberland)

Recruiter
Location
Northumberland
Salary
£17,421.72 - £19,477.17, pro rata (subject to job evaluation)
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
22 Jun 2017
Job Level
Facilities Support
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Looking for a career where you can change lives? 

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons. Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people`s lives through learning and skills. 

We have a great opportunity at HMP Northumberland to join the education team as a Student Support Worker on a permanent, part time (18.5 hours per week) basis. 

The purpose of this role is to ensure, via appropriate assessment, that prospective and existing learners receive relevant and easily understood information regarding learning and skills provision and continuing support. The role will contribute to a multi-disciplinary approach that seeks to facilitate a smooth transition to the resettlement of the learner into the community. To do this successfully you`ll need to:

  • Hold or be willing to work towards Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy 
  • Have relevant experience of conducting initial assessments and supporting learning of individuals and groups
  • Have experience of working with groups of learner with a range of abilities.
  • Have experience of successful working in an effective multi-disciplinary team 

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including - a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Childcare Vouchers, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme, Simply Health scheme and technology scheme. 

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile. Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.