We are recruiting for a Student Support Worker to join the education department at HMP Bullingdon. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, supportive and confident individual to work as a Student Support & Recruitment Worker within Offender Learning. As part of the Student Support team, you will act 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 & Recruitment Worker, your responsibilities will include providing 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 to learners 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.
About HMP Bullingdon:
HMP Bullingdon is a complex prison that has a number of functions. It is categorized as a local category B prison which a category C resettlement function, as was well as serving the courts of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, and Wiltshire. HMP Bullingdon has the capacity to hold 1114 offenders all serving a range of sentences from remand to life, with the average length of stay between 3 and 6 months. Education works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver a variety of courses that help prepare learners for employment and positive community living upon release. The Education Team is on a positive journey with an enthusiastic and committed approach from both Milton Keynes College and prison colleagues, this has resulted in creating a rewarding environment not only for learners but for the staff team who play a key role in transforming rehabilitation for our learners.
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.
Location: HMP Bullingdon (Bicester)
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (Mon - Thurs 8-5 pm. Lunch time finish on a Friday)
Salary: £9.00 per hour - Temp to perm opportunity.
Closing Date: 20th June 2018
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