Information and Guidance Worker (HMP Wealstun)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£17,671.72 - £20,754.90 pro rata (subject to job evaluation)
05 Jul 2018
18 Jul 2018
Contract Type
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 Wealstun to join the education team as an Information and Guidance Worker on a permanent, part time (18.5 hours per week) basis. The purpose of this role is to support and offer guidance and advice to learners with regards to their resettlement back into the community. 

To do this successfully you'll need: 

  • To hold or be willing to work towards a Level 3 information, advice and guidance qualification within an agreed timescale.
  • To hold or be willing to work towards Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy within an agreed timescale.
  • Relevant experience of conducting initial assessments and supporting learning of individuals and groups.
  • Experience of working with groups of learners with a range of abilities.

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.