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Student Support Recruitment Worker

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £14910 - £19525/annum . Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Industry: Education
Contact Name: CV-Library
Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP Nottingham to put education at the heart of the prison system. We have an exciting opportunity for a Student Support Recruitment Worker to 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 HMPPS and other agencies to develop and deliver support services for our learners. Milton Keynes College: Rewards 25 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 HMP Nottingham is a busy Category B Local prison housing both sentenced and remand prisoners.? The Education Department works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver relevant short courses that help prepare learners for employment upon release.? In the department we believe the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge will help our learners to end their offending behaviour.? We engage the hardest to reach learners and encourage them to take pride in their own education and self-development.? As a department, we endeavour to inspire learners to achieve.? This enthusiasm for learning and desire to help our learners has been reflected with the department receiving a grade 2 in a recent Ofsted inspection. 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, and 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 Nottingham Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: ?14,910 - ?19,525 per annum????????????? Closing date: 16 th October 2017 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