Information Guidance and Advice Worker (Fixed Term Opportunity)

Recruiter
NOVUS
Location
Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham
Salary
£18,422 - £20,477 Per Year, Competitive Benefits
Posted
14 Oct 2021 15:25
Closes
28 Oct 2021 23:59
Reference
REQ005893
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Specialism
Education Studies / Teacher Training
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
Offenders' Learning and Skills Service (OLASS)

Information Guidance and Advice Worker (Fixed Term Opportunity)

Are you looking to make a difference?

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help others to improve their lives, the lives of their families and to make a positive contribution to their local community? Then prison education is for you.

We are committed to making a difference and we need motivated and passionate colleagues who can make it happen.

Novus is a specialist Prison Education provider working across England and Wales.

The Information Advice and Guidance Worker role is offered on a fixed term (potential of being extended) basis, working 37 hours per week. You will be based at HMP Holme House, working with adults aged 18 and above. If you want to get to know us, and the role a little better, please call the Local Manager on 01642 744467.

In this role you will be required to;

Help raise expectations and aspirations of our learners, to enthuse, motivate and create opportunities for learning and engagement.

Support learner progression through, for example; identification of educational need/ course referral/ pre, on & post course support/ development of support plans.

Work with learners to support and develop personalised learning plans

continually develop your practice and skills, to engage in new initiatives and, to share best practice with colleagues.

Utilise policies and procedures (both Novus and HMPPS) to support the wider prison resettlement and skills strategy.

Work collaboratively as part of a local specialist education team and, positively contribute as part of the wider prison team.

You may have the skills, passion and attributes which make you the ideal candidate for this role, but you find it hard to evidence all criteria? We consider all applications and we are committed to finding the right person and will invest in their professional and personal development.

If you can help others - we can help you.

We offer an excellent benefits package including a favourable pension's scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work and Simply Health.

To apply for this role please click the 'apply online' button where you will be asked to submit a copy of your CV. In your application, please also outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements details within the job role profile.

Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications.

This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.

The closing date for this job advert is 04/11/2021 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!