Location: HMP Gatree, Leicestershire, LE16 7RP
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Flexible Working: We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Salary: Up to £19,525 per annum
Apprenticeships: Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To: Quality Manager
Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 11th May 2021
Milton Keynes College is recruiting an Administrator to join the Prison Education team based at HMP Gartree.
As an Administrator, you will be a capable and experienced administrator with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will provide a high-quality service to both internal and external stakeholders at the prison and the wider College team.
This opportunity involves supporting the Department Manager in the day-to-day administration and operations of the department. Your ability to work on your own initiative is critical for this role and you will need to have a flexible and resilient approach to your work as it will be varied.
Milton Keynes College is looking for a patient and friendly individual who is self-motivated and work well under pressure. If you possess excellent administration and communication skills we would welcome your interest and application for this opportunity.
MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College. All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.
HMP Gartree is a Cat B lifer prison which houses just over 700 life sentence prisoners. The education department offers a wide range of courses which include Functional Skills maths and English and ESOL, a wide range of GCSE’s, Peer Mentoring and a good suite of both Art and ICT qualifications that include Web design and E-image. NVQ’s in Catering are also delivered with excellent facilities and” hands on” experience in our own Flavours staff restaurant.
We are a small department who are passionate about our learners, strive for quality and believe we can help change lives through learning. We have successful working relationships with all the other agencies in the prison who value our contribution to the lifer journey and beyond.
ABOUT MK COLLEGE
Welcoming those who want to learn and improve, we focus on meeting individual needs. The College is at the heart of the city’s economic vision and community strategy, in addition to being a major employer with over 1,000 people working with us. We build and nurture strong partnerships with the wider community and local businesses with an interest in making the Milton Keynes College Group a safe, innovative and inspiring place in which to learn and work. We are proud to offer an open and inclusive education experience to learners of all levels and backgrounds, with over 3,000 16-19 year olds currently studying with us and a total student population of over 8,000. We offer a broad variety of qualifications, including vocational courses, apprenticeships, higher education, professional certificates as well as employability skills and community training.
Founded on the principle of Further Education’s ability to transform lives through learning, we’re proud to create an environment that attracts the best staff and students from Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas and supports education in Prisons nationally. The value we gain from the diverse communities we serve is immeasurable. We want all our staff, students and learners to feel they are an integral part of the College and together we will create an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute to College life and our collective knowledge and growth. When applying for a role at the College, you can expect the same level of commitment towards diversity and inclusion as you’ll experience when you’ve started with us. We treat all our applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College.
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The College is also a national provider of education services in prisons across the country. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.
Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes from a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.