At Novus Gower, we are now seeking Vocational Instructor professionals to join the education team at HMP & YOI Parc (Heol Hopcyn John, Coity, Bridgend CF35 6AP) as Simulation Vocational Instructor. 10 Star Simulation Instructor- Training will be provided to use the simulator and Key focus areas will be: Counter Balanced Forklift Truck, Car Driving, HGV Class 1 and Tracked 360 Excavator. This is a Permanent role on a full time, working 40 hours per week basis.
About the role
The role is intended to lead learners to utilise cutting edge driving simulation technology (Tenstar) to develop a range of skills using a virtual environment to practice operating driven machinery such as HGVs, forklifts, tractors and agricultural machinery. As this is new technology, we are not anticipating that applicants will have direct experience using such simulators, we are looking for someone with a background in vocational training who is able to learn quickly and work flexibly to support our learners.
In this role, you will work and be supported by our amazing team of dedicated professionals to mentor our learners to develop their practical skills which will, in turn, help them to secure employment opportunities post-release. You will need patience, passion and understanding in your approach to our learners who have ‘hit a bump in the road’ but want to learn and improve. Working in a prison is different to a mainstream education facility.
We operate with security at the forefront of what we do, so our class sizes are small to maximise supportive delivery. To aid this you also will be supported by Learning Support Practitioners who will support with one to one when required. Our security team are on hand to ensure the lessons run smoothly. We always try to cater to a learner's individual needs and ensure we create a positive learner experience. Time will be given to planning and your local education manager is always on hand to provide support as and when needed.
Delivery happens between Monday and Friday and weekends are strictly for rest and relaxation.
What we need from you
To be successful in the role of Vocational Simulation Instructor, you will need:
As part of the LTE Group family, Novus Gower colleagues will benefit from an excellent package including:
At Novus Gower, 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. We operate 50 hubs in the United Kingdom where our specialist teams are on hand to support Adults and Children to improve their employability prospects post-release
Novus Gower is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We work to support our Veterans in employment and are also proud holders of the Disability Confident employer award. If you have reasonable adjustments, please let us know.
The closing date for this job advert is 22/01/2024 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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