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Student Support & Recruitment Worker

Job Title: Student Support & Recruitment Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Foston
Salary: £14910 - £19525/annum . Excellent Benefits
Reference: 207235477
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: January 23, 2018 06:59

Job Description

HMP Foston Hall?s education department have an exciting new vacancy for a Student Support & Recruitment Worker to join their Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team; acting as an ambassador, promoting education in order to maximise the recruitment of students onto courses and supporting their learning goals within the prison. The successful candidate will provide excellent administrative support while providing appropriate guidance to students when selecting courses and supporting the allocation process by delivering a variety of initial and screening assessments. You will be confident in promoting the benefits of education and be actively involved in all aspects of student recruitment, working in partnership with HMPPS and other agencies to develop and deliver support services for our learners. Location: HMP Foston Hall Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: ?14,910 - ?19,525 per annum????????????? Closing Date: 5th February 2018 Milton Keynes College: Rewards 25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Amazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions Busy Bee?s childcare vouchers can save working parents up to ?933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15. Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme Plus many more? HMP Foston Hall is a closed, adult /YOI female establishment with an operational capacity for a maximum 345 prisoners, both sentenced and remanded. Education courses are designed to meet the needs of the female learners; to prepare them for employment upon release and based on Local Market Information on employability. The aim of the establishment as a whole is to reduce re- offending behaviour; as a department we pride ourselves on listening to the women and actively encouraging self-worth and aspirations to achieve. As a successful candidate you will: Good basic general education including GCSE (or) equivalent) in Maths and English at Grade C or above. Proven experience of presenting to groups. Good IT skills with experience of word processing, spread sheets, databases, email and internet systems. Accuracy and precision in written presentation. Sensitive to the complexities of prisons or closed institutions and have the ability to work positively within the inherent restraints. A willingness and ability to assume responsibility and to see through detailed tasks. Good communication skills both written and verbal. Commitment to students and students? success. Able to motivate self and others. Have thinking ability: able to plan, communicate and problem solve effectively. Good organisational skills. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered. More about the College Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 ? 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands. Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions

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