Are you looking to make a difference?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help others to improve their lives, the lives of their families and to make a positive contribution to their local community? Then prison education is for you.
We are committed to making a difference and we need motivated and passionate colleagues who can make it happen. Novus is a specialist Prison Education provider working across England and Wales.
We are currently recruiting for Information and Advice Workers on a Permanent, Full-time basis on 37 hours per week at HMP Humber.
At Novus we work with passion, care and commitment to create the foundations for change.For almost 30 years we have been helping men, women and children of all ages and abilities, in prison settings across England and Wales, to take new directions.The LTE Group family encompasses the strengths of each of our individual organisations:The Manchester College – further education | UCEN Manchester – higher education |Novus – prison education |Total People – apprenticeships |MOL – professional development.
What the role entailsAs an Information and Advice Worker you will work with clients to develop a personal learning plan and support with skills related to resettlement such as employability and job seeking skills. Liaise with relevant agencies and stakeholders in custody and within the community and share relevant information in line with data protection to contribute to a consistent and continuous learning journey in custody and in the community.In this role you will be required to:
As part of the role you will on occasion be required to travel to and work at other prisons in the region where the service operates. This is to support your team with the cover of annual leave and unplanned absence, therefore the ability to travel is necessary as part of the role.
Qualifications required for this role:
Relevant experience and skills that would be ideal for this role include:
As part of the LTE Group family, you will benefit from an excellent package including:
The LTE Group is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding and growing sector, please click on the ‘Apply online’ button below.
All applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the Key Responsibilities, Key Result Areas and Qualifications/Skills/Experience detailed within the job description for shortlisting purposes.
The closing date for this job advert is 15/12/2023. However, the job advert may close early if we receive a good response.LTE group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be required to undergo an appropriate DBS check via the Criminal Records Bureau and may be subject to additional online checks as part of our pre-screening process. Some roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and would require an Enhanced DBS check.
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