Weston College

Student Engagement & Resettlement Graduate Trainee - Offender Learning

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£20,000 per annum
12 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Do you want to help transform life opportunities? Have you ever considered the unique challenge of Offender Learning? Facilitating education delivery in prisons is an incredibly rewarding challenge and this graduate trainee role gives you an opportunity to develop a wider practical understanding of working in the justice sector.

Weston College is the regional provider for OLASS 4 prison education delivery across the South West of England and is now seeking to recruit a regional "Student Engagement and Resettlement Graduate Trainee" (fixed term for 1 year) to support the delivery of prison education across the Bristol & Gloucestershire region.

The successful applicant will be required to promote and support engagement with learning that is flexible and responsive to the needs of all learners and the wider prison community, including the use of the Virtual Campus for learning, resettlement and employment.

They will be required to work in partnership with a range of organisations within 3/4 prisons and will be based primarily in the prisons' education departments. The role will be varied allowing the successful candidate to gain valuable experience working in a range of different prisons supporting a range of roles.

During the year the successful candidates will support our delivery of prison education by facilitating learning sessions and conducting essential administrative duties. Supporting and covering a range of roles, they will also benefit from being part of exceptional teams receiving a thorough induction to prison work and continued professional development, enhancing their skills working in both the justice and education sectors.

Generous holiday allowance, a defined benefits scheme, and training opportunities available.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS and obtain the appropriate prison clearance before starting the role.