Looking for a career where you can change lives?
For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons.
Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people's lives through learning and skills.
We have a great opportunity at HMP Northumberland (occasional travel to other sites may be required) to join the education team as an Employment and Resettlement Co-ordinator on a fixed term (12 months, potential of being extended), full time (37 hours) basis.
As an Employment and Resettlement Co-ordinator you will be responsible for the development, planning & implementation of site employer and client engagement/recruitment strategies which fully align local plans with local labour market demands, ensuring the curriculum offer and employment pathway within clusters meets the needs of offenders, employers and stakeholders.
You will actively promote the Novus apprenticeship offer, identifying and recruiting employers to engage within the programmes various levels to ensure activity is coordinated to achieve the required outcomes for learners and employers.
Work with lead Governors and HoLSEs, local providers, employers and JCP in order to create job opportunities for prisoners on ROTL and release.
To do this successfully you'll need to:
Must have Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy
Must have Level 3 IAG professional qualification
Must have knowledge and experience of the skills system.
Must be able to demonstrate Working in a complex environment related to employment and recruitment of disadvantaged groups
To apply for this role through the Novus website, please click the 'apply now' 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.
In return you will benefit from an excellent package including - a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Program, Cycle to work scheme and Simply Health scheme.
Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications, if you are interested please visit us at www.novus.ac.uk/careers for job description and more details.
This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.
The closing date for this job advert is 28/05/2022 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!