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Student Support & Recruitment Worker

Job Title: Student Support & Recruitment Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worcestershire
Industry:
Salary: £14910 - £19525/annum Excellent Benefits
Reference: 206070488
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: June 21, 2017 06:21

Job Description

Milton Keynes College are working in partnership with HMP Long Lartin to put education at the heart of the prison system. We have an exciting opportunity for a Student Support Recruitment Worker to join our Offender Learning team at HMP Long Lartin. You will act as an ambassador, promoting education to maximise the recruitment of students onto learning programmes and supporting their learning goals within the prison. The successful candidate will provide appropriate guidance to students when selecting courses and support the education allocation process by delivering a range of ICT/paper based initial assessment and screening assessments. You will also be confident in promoting the benefits of education and be actively involved in all aspects of student recruitment and programme marketing, working in partnership with NOMS and other agencies to develop and deliver support services for our learners. HMP Long Lartin is a Category A High Security Dispersal prison which forms part of the High Security Directorate. The prison which occupies the site of a former War Department Ordnance Depot, was built in the 1960s and opened as a prison in 1971. The Education Department works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver relevant courses that improve the skill base of the learners and helps to prepare learners for employment within the prison and eventually upon release. In the department we believe the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge will help our learners to end their offending behaviour. As a department, we endeavour to inspire learners 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. Location: HMP Long Lartin Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: £14,910 - £19,525 per annum Closing date: 5th July More about the rewards - 25 flexible days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays - Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts - Local Government Pension Scheme - Childcare Vouchers - Continued Professional Development Opportunities - Cycle To Work Scheme - Access to 'JUICE' the employees' health and wellbeing platform - Employee Assistance Programme - Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users - Plus, many more 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 28 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands. Jobs at Milton Keynes College - Whatever your Direction 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. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community Milton Keynes College is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore require a DBS check. The College is proactively committed to Sustainable Development through the learning opportunities it delivers, its management of resources and its engagement with communities