Student Support & Inclusion Officer

Nottingham  |  Education

Location: HMP Nottingham 
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £14,910 - £19,525 per annum 
Closing Date: 26th June 2018

We are recruiting for a Student Support to join the education department at HMP Nottingham. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, supportive and confident individual to work as a Student Support & Inclusion officer within Offender Learning. Student Support acts as an ambassador, promoting education to maximise the recruitment of students onto training programmes and supporting their learning goals within the prison. 

As a Student Support & inclusion officer, you will provide appropriate guidance to students when selecting courses and support the education allocation and attendance process. They will also be confident in promoting the benefits of education to learners and be actively involved in all aspects of student recruitment and programme marketing, working in partnership with HMPPS and other agencies including Open University to develop and deliver support services for our learners. 

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
  • Busy Bee’s childcare vouchers can save working parents up to £933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15.
  • 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 Nottingham:

HMP Nottingham opened in 1890 as a city gaol but was reconstructed in 1912 and until 1997 served as a closed training establishment for adult males. In 1997, it re-rolled as a category B local prison, and now serves the courts of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and as a feeder prison for a number of other prisons across the public and private estate including Ranby, Stocken, Sudbury and Lowdham Grange.

HMP Nottingham expanded in 2010 to hold 1060 prisoners. HMP Nottingham is a Community Prison, which holds prisoners from the surrounding area. This allows prisoners to keep close links with their families, Offender Management services and agencies they engage with. HMP Nottingham is committed to working in partnership to deliver shared outcomes that serve to protect the public and reduce re-offending.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • 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.

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.

Organisation
Milton Keynes College
Reference
MKO11198
Contract Type
Full Time, Milton Keynes College
Salary
£14,910.00 - £19,525.00 Per Annum
Expiry Date
26/06/2018
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