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, for more information on our team, their story and what we do please visit us at our company website.
This Student Support Worker (Library) role is offered on a Permanent basis, working 18.5 hours per week. You will be based at HMP Askham Grange, working with adults aged 18 and above.
The closing date for this job advert is 09/06/2022 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!
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 & 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.
Develop and promote the role of the library in the prison working closely with the prison & teaching staff.
Select, acquire, and maintain stock within the library.
Make the library attractive and accessible.
Facilitate projects such as storybook mums.
If you can help others - we can help you.
We offer an excellent benefits package including a favourable pension's scheme (LGPS Pension), Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work and Simply Health.
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.
Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications, if you are interested please visit us at our company website for job description and more details.
This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.