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Student Support and Recruitment Worker

Location: Wolverhampton, HMP Oakwood
Salary: £14910 - £19525/annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Industry: Education
Contact Name: CV-Library
HMP Oakwood have a new vacancy for a Student Support and Recruitment Worker to act as an ambassador, promoting education to maximise the recruitment of students onto learning programmes and supporting their learning goals within the prison. As a successful Student Support and Recruitment Worker, you will provide appropriate guidance to students when selecting courses and support the education allocation process by delivering a range of ICT/paper based initial assessment and screening assessments. You will also be confident in promoting the benefits of education and be actively involved in all aspects of student recruitment and programme marketing, working in partnership with HMPPS and other agencies to develop and deliver support services for our learners. Location: HMP Oakwood, Wolverhampton, WV10 7QD Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: £14,910 - £19,525 per annum Closing date: 6th November 2018 Milton Keynes College Rewards: 25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Amazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions Tax free childcare scheme Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme Plus many more… About HMP Oakwood: HMP Oakwood opened in 2012 and is a private sector Category C resettlement prison for males over the age of 21. It is one the largest prisons in England with a current population of 2106. The Education department works in close partnership with G4S to enable learners to become functionally literate, highly skilled, confident and employable through a natural acquisition of learning, delivered through an embedded whole organisational approach and working in partnership with all stakeholders. The curriculum is designed taking into account both the needs of the prisoner and the local employment needs. It is our vision to be an outstanding provision of offender learning. The majority of our learners have been let down by the education system, and are now returning to giving it a second chance. As a successful candidate, you will have: 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. The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered. More about the College: Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands. Milton Keynes College is 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