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Student Support Recruitment Worker: HMP Bullingdon

Job Title: Student Support Recruitment Worker: HMP Bullingdon
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bicester
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Salary: £14618 - £19143/annum Excellent (flexible) holidays and pe
Reference: 204206651
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: June 21, 2016 06:35

Job Description

Milton Keynes College are working in partnership with HMP Bullingdon to put education at the heart of the prison system. Milton Keynes College deliver an exciting and varied curriculum in 28 of Her Majesty's Prisons and Young Offenders Institutes. We also have a successful Employment Academy model which works with employers and stakeholders to enhance our learners' chances of re-entering society successfully, to find employment upon release and to live fulfilling lives. The curriculum we offer is designed taking into account both the needs of the learner, external stakeholders and the local employment needs. We are proud of supporting our learners successfully through education and 'Through the Gate'. We are looking to recruit an experienced Student Support Recruitment Worker to work within the administration team and help recruit learners onto the courses offered by the Education Department. HMP Bullingdon is a complex prison that has a number of functions. It is categorized as a local category B prison which a category C resettlement function, as was well as serving the courts of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, and Wiltshire. HMP Bullingdon has the capacity to hold 1114 offenders all serving a range of sentences from remand to life, with the average length of stay between 3 and 6 months. The Education department is on a positive journey with an enthusiastic and committed approach from both Milton Keynes College and prison colleagues, this has resulted in creating a rewarding environment not only for learners but for the staff team who play a key role in transforming rehabilitation for our learners. The ideal candidate will be: * Proficient in presenting to groups and display excellent negotiation skills. * Confident in branding and promoting education to help increase course attraction. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * 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. Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: £14,618 - £19,143 per annum Closing Date: 4th July 2016 Please contact Milton Keynes College Recruitment Team for a detailed job description. More about the rewards: As well as having 25 flexible days holiday per year you will also get 3 additional days to be taken over Christmas and of course all of the bank holidays. We offer a car allowance scheme "Just add fuel", but if you prefer a more environmentally friendly approach to travel we also offer a cycle to work scheme. As part of Milton Keynes College you are entitled to apply for an NUS student discount card with offers in plenty of local restaurants and high street shops. Child care vouchers are available and of course the option of being part of Teachers Pension Scheme. For more about our benefits please visit the MK College website. More about Our College: As a leading Further Education College, we provide a comprehensive range of vocational, academic, professional and higher education courses. The College also delivers the Offender Learning and Skills Service (OLASS) Phase 4 contracts for East Midlands, West Midlands and South Central, providing education to 28 prisons across these 3 regions. We are 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