Student Support & Recruitment Worker

5 days left

Recruiter
Milton Keynes College
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Expires
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Location: HMP OakwoodHours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per yearSalary: GBP14,910 - GBP19,525 pro rata, per annum Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP Oakwood to put education at the heart of the prison system.We have an exciting opportunity for a Student Support 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.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: Rewards25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank HolidaysAble to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street DiscountsLocal Government Pension SchemeChildcare VouchersContinued Professional Development OpportunitiesCycle To Work SchemeAccess to 'JUICE' the employees' health and wellbeing platformEmployee Assistance ProgrammeContributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display usersPlus, many moreHMP 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.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 CollegeMilton 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, - 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 28 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.