Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £14,910 - £19,525 per annum
Closing Date: 3 rd January 2018
HMP Winchester’s education team have an exciting new vacancy for a Student Support & Recruitment Worker to act as an ambassador, promoting education to maximise the recruitment of students onto learning programmes while also supporting their learning goals as part of the Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team.
The successful candidate 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.
Milton Keynes College: Rewards
HMP Winchester is a busy Category B/C Local prison housing both sentenced and remand prisoners from the age of 18 upwards. The Education Department delivers relevant short courses that help prepare learners for employment upon release in three different Education areas in the prison.
In the department we believe the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge will help our learners to end their offending behaviour. We engage the hardest to reach learners and encourage them to take pride in their own education and self-development. As a department, we endeavour to inspire learners to achieve. This enthusiasm for learning and desire to help our learners was reflected on the grade 2 that the department received on the last Ofsted inspection.
As a successful candidate you will:
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.
To apply, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV. You will then be sent an email directing you to the College Careers Portal to complete your application.